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A New Approach: Improving Smallholder Farmers Prospects in Malawi and Beyond in Sub Saharan Africa

May 3, 2017 Comments (0)           

By Hirander Misra, CEO of GMEX Group and Deputy Chairman of FinComEco.

The backbone of Malawi’s economy remains its agricultural output, with smallholder farmers in turn forming the vast majority of this sector’s workforce. Yet while agricultural production forms some 39% of the nation’s GDP, its smallholder farmer workforce continues to face a number of constraints. From the field to the market and from the bank to the trading floor, smallholders face key limitations to...

Fixed Income Robot Wars & the Rise of the Machines

November 18, 2014 Comments (0)           

Continuing global regulatory reform, is leading to significant change in financial markets across all asset classes. Change causes disruption and disruption presents opportunity with winners and losers.
Winners will be new entrants or existing players who adapt – succeeding at the detriment of those who remain attached to the old ways of doing things. No one knows who they will be but one thing is apparent, with an accelerated timeline, the financial markets landscape will change...