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Can we digitize in-kind consumption in rural Mozambique? It’s not easy!!!

By Benedito Murambire Jr, FSDMoç Investiment Manager Understanding agricultural income poses a challenge for policymakers and financial service providers, but new data can help overcome this challenge. Going digital, we are told, is the solution to everything these days. Mobile money is already transforming the lives of people living in Mozambique’s cities and suburbs. But is managing money only a challenge for families living in urban areas? No. Managing money is still one of the biggest challenges for smallholder farmers in Mozambique. For a long time, key financial service providers have misunderstood how