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Climate Action |

4 Innovation Opportunities to Unlock the Potential of Blue Carbon

The blue carbon wave This week at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, global thought leaders will come together...

By Tyler Ferdinand
Inclusive Jobtech, Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

[Press release] BFA Global and Mercy Corps Jobtech Alliance Announce Launch of Startup Accelerator Programs to Improve Livelihoods in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya, October 27, 2022 – Steered by Mercy Corps and BFA Global, the Jobtech Alliance, an ecosystem-building initiative...

By Carmen Merab
Financial Health |

An app, a chatbot and digital marketing: How microfinance institution CEP embraced digitization in a post-covid world to better serve low-income customers

Social distancing norms and limited mobility paired with a decline in economic activity severely impacted microfinance institutions worldwide. According...

By Akansha Kasera
Climate Action |

Meet TECA’s inaugural wave

TECA (Triggering Exponential Climate Action) is thrilled to announce the fellows who have been selected for the first wave focused...

By Carmen Merab
Climate Action, Inclusive Fintech |

Cold Chain in Emerging Markets

Food wastage and spoilage has dramatic impacts on economic productivity, greenhouse gas emissions, and food security. Unfortunately such wastage...

By Mediatrix Makungu
Inclusive Fintech |

Why we Invested: AquaRech is unlocking the potential of smallholder fish farmers in Kenya

Consumption of fish in Africa to meet the growing protein demand is increasing rapidly, even as wild fish populations...

By Matias Gonzalez Orozco
Inclusive Fintech |

Why we invested: Mujer Financiera is helping close Latin America’s financial inclusion gender gap

Financial inclusion is critical to women’s empowerment and economic autonomy. Yet, only 51 percent of women in Latin America...

By Matias Gonzalez Orozco
Inclusive Fintech |

Why we invested: TopUp Mama is increasing restaurants’ potential to contribute to the African economy

Africa is quickly becoming more urban, with cities’ population expected to double in the next 30 years, reaching 950...

By Matias Gonzalez Orozco
Climate Action, Inclusive Fintech |

[Press release] FSD Africa invests $3.5M in Catalyst Fund to accelerate and scale pre-seed impact ventures in Africa

LONDON, UK, July 14, 2022 – Global inclusive tech accelerator Catalyst Fund, managed by BFA Global, announced today that...

By BFA GLOBAL