Mobile money

Payments and financial services delivered by mobile phones are transforming the lives and economic prospects of farmers and businesses involved in agricultural value chains.

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Cargill (2017)
SOURCE: Cargill (2017)

Related Facts and Figures

GSMA (2017)

Mobile money in sub-Saharan Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, there were 277 million registered accounts in December 2016 — more than the total number of bank accounts in the region


The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.