Founded in 2012 as a forum for lenders to share learning, CSAF now includes 15 members and affiliates committed to market growth and impact.See our members and affiliates
Our Vision & Mission
CSAF envisions a thriving finance market that serves agricultural businesses and supports their positive impact on smallholder farmers and environmentally sustainable practices globally.
CSAF’s mission is to share learning, promote industry standards and best practices, and engage other stakeholders in building a more inclusive and impactful finance market for agricultural businesses.Learn more about our work
CSAF Open Data Portal
The CSAF Open Data Portal allows users to explore the aggregated data on members’ lending to agricultural SMEs, including producer organizations and private enterprises. Since 2013, CSAF members have cumulatively lent $4.25 billion to 1,419 businesses that create market access and improve livelihoods for 3.4M smallholder farmers. Interactive dashboards include data on the value of disbursements, types of value chains, and loan sizes.
CSAF has been collecting lending data from our members since 2013. Over the period 2013-2019, CSAF members cumulatively lent $4.25 billion to 1,419 businesses that have supported 3.4M smallholder farmers, of which 33% are women farmers.Go to Data Portal