Widespread poverty in Uganda is closely related to food insecurity and malnutrition, with 36% of children in the country chronically undernourished or stunted. For development actors to effectively respond to crisis, they must be able to understand which communities are most vulnerable in real-time and at high geographic granularity. Food security intervention planning however often relies on outdated survey data, which harms the efficacy of these interventions.
KfW – Design and Structuring of the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria
- Dalberg designed and helped launch the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN) on behalf of KfW and the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
- The fund concept emerged from a Nigerian SMEs agricultural finance market assessment done by Dalberg.
- Afterwards, Dalberg was engaged to design and structure a growth capital fund, supporting fund manager recruitment, and developing operational documents.
- Dalberg also helped facilitate fund incorporation and early fundraising processes.