YouFarm provides farmers with access to collateral free finance by getting people to invest in crops and livestock and share the profits with the farmers when the produce goes to market
Traditional financial institutions are not addressing the funding needs of farmers, and the equities and securities markets are complex and not welcoming to everyday people.
YouFarm provides farmers with acceess to much needed finance by exposing farmers to a global network of micro impact investors. Our vision is to change the way agricultural finance is done in Africa as we strongly believe that there is no good excuse for not funding a farmer!
Keeping records is the backbone of managing one’s agribusiness. Efficient management of a farming operation requires that records be maintained to enable the farmer to make informed decisions affecting their profits.
There is a US$223 million agricultural funding shortfall in Zimbabwe affecting thousands of farmers. This week I want to briefly look at the different types of agricultural finance in Zimbabwe and how they compare to the YouFarm Crowd Farming Platform
I’ve been reading an amazing book by Jared Diamond called, ‘Guns, Germs and Steel’. I would recommend it to anyone who has an interest in agriculture.
YouFarm is currently operating in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe