At the end of 2019, FACS partnered with 2SCALE, an incubator and accelerator program that aims to improve the terms of inclusion of smallholder farmers and other MSMEs in target food value chains across Africa.
FACS is supporting 2SCALE through value chain analysis, capacity building, investment brokering, and partner mobilization.
Two members of the FACS team have returned from a successful and informative field visit to palm oil outgrowers and mills in the central region of Ghana. This field visit in early November 2021 was the latest contribution to the Sat4Business project. FACS’ Kyle Joubert (Impact Investment Analyst) and Christopher Agyekumhene (Senior Agrifinance Advisor and Regional Representative West Africa) join
Agroforestry Smallholder Investment Preparation, West Kalimantan
24 November 2021
November 2021 – Last month a team from Financial Access Consulting Services (FACS) traveled to West Kalimantan, Indonesia to conduct financial sector mapping to identify the willingness of local financial services providers (FSPs) to be involved in an agroforestry financing scheme. FACS met with state-owned and regional banks and credit unions. The Kalimantan Agroforestry Smallholder Investment