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11 July 2024

ADA and its partners at the ARE Investment Academy 2024

ADA contributed to the ARE Investment Academy, a program aimed at improving access to financing for renewable energy startups in Africa, organized by the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and Get.Invest.
09 July 2024

The MFI Assilassimé in Togo supports the ecological transition of smallholder farmers

In 2017, ADA and FAO launched a capacity-building program for financial institutions in Francophone Africa, aimed at improving their services to smallholder farmers.
04 July 2024

SSNUP project completion: financial inclusion of Zambian smallholder farmers

The FinScope 2020 Survey Report revealed that 43% of rural adults in Zambia are financially excluded, with women particularly affected. In addition, rural communities often lack financial literacy and business skills.

26 June 2024

What we do

ADA’s programmes strengthen the autonomy of vulnerable people by leveraging inclusive finance to improve their living conditions.
SSNUP project completion: financial inclusion for smallholders in the horticultural value chain in Kenya
25 June 2024

SSNUP project completion: financial inclusion for smallholders in the horticultural value chain in Kenya

Impact investor Oikocredit successfully completed a SSNUP co-funded project with Unaitas, a Kenyan Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO)

31 May 2024

ADA at the Energy Access Investment Forum

As part of its strategic priority to provide vulnerable households and young entrepreneurs with access to basic services and renewable energy, ADA is actively seeking new partnerships with other development and local actors in these sectors. 
28 May 2024

FAR training improves the skills of agricultural finance professionals with a view to resilient and sustainable rural development

The FAR course strengthened participants' agricultural finance skills and helped them develop innovative solutions for rural financial inclusion, notably through an online course by IFAD's Tara James on climate risks and agricultural insurance.
SAM 2023
07 May 2024

Call for applications to host SAM 2025

In partnership with the Luxembourgish Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Defence, Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade (MFA) and the MAIN network (Microfinance African Institutions Network) based in Togo, ADA (Appui au développement autonome) is launching a call for applications for host countries for the next edition of the African Inclusive Finance Week (SAM) in October 2025.

26 April 2024 News

FAR training improves technical agricultural finance skills with RuralInvest

During the FAR training, participants had the opportunity to attend a webinar presenting the RuralInvest initiative led by the FAO investment centre.
SSNUP team
25 April 2024

SSNUP stakeholder workshop 2024

The stakeholders of the ADA-coordinated Smallholder Safety Net Upscaling Programme (SSNUP) met in Luxembourg for a two-day workshop on 18 and 19 March to take stock of the first phase of the programme and to plan the next one.