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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24 October 2017
FAST has received the highly commended award for Public and Not-For Profit Sectors at the Finance for the Future Awards 2017.
26 September 2017
Noemi Pérez, President and CEO of FAST, has won the “MEXICANS THAT INSPIRE US 2017” award. Check out the attached newsletter for more info.
19 September 2017
FAST International, in collaboration with Inga Foundation, Sustainable Harvest International, and FuturaGen is organizing a side-event at the UN CFS 44 plenary meeting which will take place this October 9-13th in Rome.
29 August 2017
FAO Headquarters, Rome , Italy 31st October - 1st November 2017