November 10, 2017 in Hub-Blog
Ths blog was first published in the Trendradar 2030
Data for development – the collection, allocation and use of data for development aid (DA) – has in recent years become progressively more relevant. Regardless of whether static or dynamic, whether produced by the public sector or by private corporations, ... (more...)
November 8, 2017 in Hub-Blog
This blog post was first published on Euromonitor.
The rising importance of the BOP is one of the key income and expenditure trends that Euromonitor International is advising multinational corporations. We collect statistics and make forecasts as well as building unique analytics models to demonstrate ... (more...)
November 7, 2017 in Hub-Blog
In Pakistan, water managers are using data from NASA gravity satellites to track groundwater resources. In Kenya, space observations and climate models are being used to update hazard maps to help counties better prepare for extreme weather events.
Ellen Stofan, former Chief Scientist of NASA, expains ... (more...)
November 8, 2016 in Hub-Blog
Lease financing models can unlock access to mechanised equipment for smallholder farmers who cannot afford to purchase equipment. But business models for lease financing are only commercially viable at scale. Grow Africa’s Finance Working Group is investigating smart partnering approaches to move lease ... (more...)
June 22, 2016 in Hub-Blog
When we think about expanding access to finance for smallholder farmers, we often think about the direct transaction between a financial service provider (FSP) and farmer or agro-enterprise. But of course, this interaction is not the only one that matters; the philanthropic and capital markets from which ... (more...)