Smallholder producers need an estimated $450B every year in finance.
We're closing the financing gap.Learn how
Our members' investments impact 1.2M farmers each year.
We support rural livelihoods & healthy ecosystems.Learn how
Our research and analytics identify markets with potential
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Join us! Together we will unleash the potential of financial markets for sustainable businesses in the developing world.
FAST is your partner in broadening the reach of sustainable SME finance. Our holistic strategy engages a dynamic group of stakeholders and supports them in their respective roles to scale the sector.
Our member financial institutions are leaders in sustainable SME finance and are committed to creating a positive social, economic and environmental impact on the businesses and communities they serve.
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23 March 2016
IRIS 4.0, the upgraded IRIS catalog, provides investors with clear instructions to enable consistency in data collection, management, and reporting
22 March 2016
“We do not represent small producers, we ARE small producers.” Rosa Guamán, Herbs Producer, Chair of the SPP Board.
16 March 2016
Great progress with FAST's latest online access platform.
09 March 2016
Introducing FAST's new tool- a virtual portal that enables matchmaking between impact investors and investment-ready SMEs.