Grameen Foundation in the News

Source: reliefweb

As part of a series of opinion pieces to mark World Food Day, October 16, this article by Nathanial Matthews and Deon Nel highlights FarmerLink's mobile-based advisory service in the Philippines.

Source: The Manila Times

The Manila Times cites Grameen Foundation's FarmerLink program as an example of digital transformations that are benefiting farmers in the Philippines.

Source: African Business Magazine

Grameen Foundation program manager Alfred Kofo Yeboah calls on Africa's emerging agritech sector to support policies and institutions that protect farmers’ privacy and data rights.

Source: Financial Express

Sanjay Podder, managing director of Accenture Labs India, explains his company's collaboration with Grameen Foundation to develop AI and augmented reality tools to help increase the adoption of financial services among low-income women.

Source: Farming First

Gigi Gatti , Grameen Foundation's director of technology for development, discusses our FarmerLink program in the Philippines and shares key lessons for technology-based agricultural services.


AllAfrica profiles SAT4FArming, a digital and satellite technology program launched by Grameen Foundation and partners to support Ghana's smallholder cocoa farmers.

Source: Inc42

Through this partnership, Paytm and Grameen Foundation for Social Impact will provide job-oriented training to rural women and youth to help increase financial literacy and inclusion.

Source: Diginomica

Prabhat Labh of Grameen Foundation India discusses their use of digital technology, such as Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality, to expand financial inclusion in India.


Grameen Foundation’s Lauren Hendricks and Gigi Gatti discuss the importance of female agents in encouraging other women to adopt digital financial services.

Source: Inter Press Service

Grameen Foundation is a project partner in the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index program led by the International Food Policy Research Institute, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Grameen Foundation's FarmerLink program in the Philippines is featured as one of the FAO's e-Agriculture promising practices for its use of satellite data, farm data and mobile-equipped field agents to help small-scale coconut farmers improve their productivity and incomes.

Source: Microfinance Gateway

Grameen Foundation’s Bobbi Gray and Christian Loupeda discuss the valuable role of savings groups in extending digital financial services to underserved communities in Burkina Faso.

Source: Business Mirror

Grameen Foundation's CAN program in expanding access to financial services  in the Philippines.

Source: Next Billion

In this joint op-ed, Grameen Foundation’s Bobbi Gray and FHI 360’s Ellen Galdava discuss how data-driven agriculture can improve the lives of smallholders farmers.

Source: InterAksyon

Gigi Gatti explains how Grameen Foundation works with neighborhood shops and telecom operators in the Philippines to extend financial services to underserved communities.