Read about the benefits of agribusiness professionalism for your development projects.
SCOPEinsight secrets: Optimizing for the best user experience
Read how we work to continually improve our customer experience to ensure the best journey for our users.
Shortening the distance between decision makers and impact
Read about how we can help decision makers with our data.
Why should data quality be important to you?
Find out why SCOPEinsight has the highest quality data in the market and why its important for you.
How to build a business development services ecosystem
Read about how SCOPEinsight and AGRA work together to support SMEs.
What is the IWA29 and why is it critical for cooperative development?
Read about how the IWA29 can help cooperatives reach their full potential and support millions of farmers.
Announcing exciting new partnership to develop agribusiness entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Read how our partnership with a development consultancy in Egypt will help us boost agribusinesses in the MENA area.
Getting hundreds of thousands of agribusinesses banked: What are the components of a true systems approach?
How can a systems approach help agribusinesses access finance?
What happens when you mix local business development services with an investment platform?
Read how this local expert created an investment platform to link the SMEs they strengthen with necessary finance and how SCOPEinsight is helping investors understand the credit worthiness of the SMEs.
Using data and performance to solve the access to finance challenge for agri-SMEs
Find out how the newly developed Bankability Metrics removes a huge barrier for agri-SMEs to access finance
Announcing exciting new partnership to grow agribusinesses in Africa
This Ivoirian BDS provider is our newest local expert. Read about how they have helped agribusinesses with access to finance and their plans for the future
What is the secret to mobilizing funds for agri-SMEs?
A summary of the March 4 webinar with AGRA, CFI, and SCOPEinsight. Read about our plans for access to finance for agri-SMEs.
Announcing exciting new partnership to provide business services to thousands of agribusinesses
Read how this partnership will help sustainably spread high-quality, data-led BDS services throughout Africa.
How farmer professionalism can build resilience in uncertain times
Are you interested in helping processors and agribusinesses become more resilient to market changes? Read more here.
Exciting partnership set to improve the Nigerian agri-landscape
Read how our partnership plans with a local expert consultancy company in Nigeria will help agribusiness access to finance in the country
The Local Expert Network: Where supply meets demand
For local BDS providers to be able to deliver data driven solutions, it is important to strengthen market system. In order to enable this market-based service delivery, SCOPEinsight and AGRA launched the Local Expert Network.
How to facilitate access to finance for agribusinesses
Read about the work SCOPEinsight has done to create a bridge between agribusinesses and lenders.
Strategic partnership: Catalyzing shared vision
The IFC and SCOPEinsight shared a strong belief that agribusinesses are the prime actors in the struggle against rural poverty, can stimulate economic growth, and strengthen food security in low and middle-income countries.
Ensuring food security in the time of COVID-19
The global pandemic has significantly impacted the agricultural sector in emerging economies. But how has SCOPEinsight ensured food security and farmer livelihoods during this global outbreak? Read on to find out.
Leading lenders make a bold move to address the agricultural financing gap in Africa
The bankability metrics offered together by MIX and SCOPEinsight eliminate risk and provide better access in lending to the agricultural sector for capital providers. Read more to find out who we have as partners for this project.
Using data to address fragility in food supply chains
Crises such as COVID-19, locust plagues, and other disruptions highlight the need to manage risks in the agricultural supply chain more effectively. Read more about how we address these risks.
Project legacy and exit strategy: What happens after we leave?
Read on to find out about the ways in which the communities benefit from the project after-life.
Digital solutions get a boost as COVID-19 responsive project planning is underway
The progress made with digitalising agriculture in Africa over the years can be used as a strong foundation for new initiatives to alleviate the COVID-19’s impact on food security.
SCOPEinsight launches the Local Expert Network
SCOPEinsight launched the Local Expert Network (LEN) with experts from around the world. Continue reading to learn more about what the LEN delivers.
Innovations in access to finance for producer organizations in Mali
In Mali, agricultural value chains are characterized by informality and fragmentation. Read about how Agriprofocus helped bridge the gap between producers and markets.
How to link producer organizations to market players
The lessons learned from this project can serve as a roadmap for practitioners who wish to link producer organizations with market players like Subway.
A Fair Price for Fresh Food: How to source fresh food inclusively.
Sourcing fresh food from smallholder farmers can be a challenge. The market for connecting companies to smallholders in emerging markets is broken…
MIX and SCOPEinsight launch partnership with AGRA to address key obstacle constraining agricultural businesses
SCOPEinsight, MIX and AGRA are in a partnership to create the necessary market transparency to unlock financing for agri-SMEs in emerging markets.
A solution for agro-input retailers: The Last Mile Retailer
SCOPEinsight worked with co-developers Bayer, CNFA, and the IFC to provide a solution for agro-input retailers to become stronger business partners and provide better services to farmers.
The perils of access to finance for agri-SMEs
Access to finance is difficult for agri-SMEs. And financing agri-SMEs is difficult for financial institutions. For both sides there is a loss.
Re-wiring assessment services: Embedding a digital culture
Read about our partnership with Qollab to deliver high-quality data.
How to grow your business without increasing your marketing budget
How can you continue to grow your business without breaking your budget? Read on to find out.
How Bibiana became SCOPE Assessor trainer of the year
Read about the success of our SCOPE Assessor Trainer of the Year.
Why you should care about data quality
At SCOPEinsight, the quality of data we give you is important to us. The quality of data we provide is characterized by the following four MAIN elements: 1. Accuracy, 2. Completeness, 3. Validity, and 4. Consistency.
The IFC introduces the “Last Mile Retailer”: A complete solution to professionalize agro-input retailers in emerging markets
Read about the launch of the Last Mile Retailer, a new product aimed at professionalizing agro-input retailers.
Why is a common language important?
Read about the importance of a common language and working together towards a common goal.
Battle Cry At The #TOWIU: “It Takes All Of Us To Make A System Change”
Why is a harmonized system important? Read to find out.
The five mistakes development sector actors make when empowering farmers
Mistakes are fantastic opportunities for us to learn. Read on to find out the top five mistakes encountered on projects and how to avoid them.
The role of professional farmer groups in delivering living incomes for farmers
Watch the playback of the webinar with ISEAL, SCOPEinsight, and our partners.
Reaching the last mile in emerging markets by strengthening input retailers
In this webinar we will talk with Bayer to find out how they reach the last mile in the agricultural sector.
The top three solutions to improve input retailers in emerging markets
Recently, SCOPEinsight discussed about the problems that input retailers face. But what are the solutions to these problems?
The top five challenges you need to know and which frustrate agricultural input retailers in emerging markets
Read on to discover the top five issues constraining input retailers.
What does farmer professionalism have to do with Earth Day?
Read on to find out about the connection between farmer professionalism and sustainability.
Tool Upgrade: SCOPE Basic 2.0
Read about our new version of the SCOPE Basic Tool: SCOPE Basic 2.0.
How to transform the agricultural sector in emerging markets
Read to the end of this blog post to find out how you can get the most out of your investments and/or capacity-building efforts in the agricultural sector in emerging markets.
Walking the walk: How we celebrate International Women’s Day every day
Read about how we work towards gender equality in our staff and our mission.