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Contributor Nicole Ojeda

Nicole Ojeda was formerly a manager in Chemonics’ East and Southern Africa region.

by Nicole Ojeda

Smallholder Salvation: Promoting Crop Insurance among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda

According to USAID’s recently released “Guide to the Use of Digital Financial Services in Agriculture,” there are an estimated 1.5 billion smallholder farmers worldwide producing approximately 80 percent of the global food supply, who together face an estimated $430 billion shortfall in critical financial services that are needed to support production. In Uganda, where smallholder…