Agritech

Blockchain Releases Farmers from the Collateral Trap

Blockchain Releases Farmers from the Collateral Trap

 

By Busani Bafana

A Jamaican start-up has an innovative solution to help smallholder farmers—many of whom do not have the collateral demanded by financial institutions to access loans—build a track record of their production that is proving better than collateral.

Micro-Investments

Invest
$613,831.75
Quarter acre: this investment yields a return of J$92, 074.76 after a year. Larger investments bring more rewards.

Invest
$1,227,663.50
Half an acre of hot pepper: this investment yields a minimum return of J$184,149.53 after a year. Invest now to secure additional profits of more than 18% .

Invest
$2,455,327.00
One acre of hot pepper: this investment yields a minimum return of J$184,149.53 after a year. Invest now to secure additional profits of more than 19% .