Event

20
May
Fintech Startups Shaping the Future of Inclusive Agrifood Systems

Monday, May 20, 2024

FAO’s Office of Innovation and Rural Transformation and Gender Equality Division hosts a webinar on fintech startups shaping the future of inclusive agrifood systems. This session will spotlight pioneering models and disruptive technologies that address financing constraints, while discussing the challenges startups face in achieving inclusivity, profitability, and sustainability.

Discover how Digital Financial Services (DFS) empower smallholder farmers by simplifying transactions and providing crucial credit, with a focus on benefiting marginalized communities such as rural populations, women, and youth. Learn from leading experts about the innovative approaches fintech startups are taking to spearhead sustainable development in agrifood systems.

Moderated by Jun He, the event features key presentations from Niclas Benni and Huda Alsahi, along with insights from industry leaders at GSMA and Chapa.