Root Capital

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A global agricultural microfinance organisation that invests in the success of smallholder farmers.

IMPACT AREA: Decent Work and Economic Growth, Reduced Inequality

Root Capital works to catalyse the growth of agricultural enterprises that serve smallholder farmers to allow those farmers better access to markets for their products. They combine investment with customised training to develop financial management, governance and agronomic capacity.

Currently Root Capital works with farmers in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia. They focus on the climate resilience of partners, working to sequester carbon through tree crops and providing support to clients who wish to achieve organic, Fairtrade, or Rainforest Alliance certification.