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Strengthening agribusinesses and the livelihoods of low-income smallholder farmers through applied research in behavioural economics and impact measurement frameworks

IATI Identifier: US-EIN-134166228-GB-GOV-1-300632-102

Published on IATI
  • date_range Apr 22, 2019 - Apr 21, 2024
  • autorenew Implementation (Status)

In October 2018 the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Shell Foundation and Acumen initiated the Strengthening Impact Investment Markets for Agriculture (SIIMA) partnership. As outlined in the SIIMA Business Case October 2018, this partnership aims to transform the agriculture sector and livelihoods of low-income smallholder farmers and 1 million people in Africa. SIIMA will do this by building and scaling-up markets for affordable, mechanised solutions in agriculture, investing in high-impact businesses that can deliver innovative products and services at scale, developing a robust evidence base on technology adaptation by applied research in behavioural economics, and advancing impact measurement frameworks to mobilize additional capital in the sector. With DFID’s support, Acumen will undertake cutting edge, applied research in behavioural economics to examine the constraints and enablers to the uptake and scaling of climate-resilient agriculture to improve investment decisions. This research will inform strategic decision-making for Acumen’s resilient agriculture initiative, as well as the wider DFID portfolio and agricultural impact investment sector at large. Other portions of this grant will be applied to the initiative’s technical assistance facility to fund Lean Data impact measurement projects for its portfolio, and to develop innovative solutions for measuring investment impact on the poor by leveraging frontier, Big Data technologies.

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Sectors:
  • Agricultural development

  • Agricultural research

  • Agricultural services

Participating Organisations

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Government Funding
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Academic, Training and Research Implementing
60 Decibels Private Sector Implementing
Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund Private Sector in Aid Recipient Country Implementing

Transaction

Transaction Value Provider
Receiver
Type Date
12,000 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Sep 08, 2021
30,446 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Jul 21, 2021
20,000 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Jun 25, 2021
15,722 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Apr 15, 2021
177,721 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Expenditure
date_range Mar 31, 2021
70,000 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Mar 31, 2021
67,507 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Feb 25, 2021
152,830 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Jan 22, 2021
145,139 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Expenditure
date_range Dec 31, 2020
115,041 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Dec 07, 2020
170,344 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Oct 07, 2020
188,944 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Expenditure
date_range Sep 30, 2020
158,864 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Jul 31, 2020
209,146 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Jul 06, 2020
204,483 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Expenditure
date_range Jun 30, 2020
47,807 GBP Acumen 60 Decibels Disbursement
date_range Jun 30, 2020
126,993 GBP Acumen 60 Decibels Disbursement
date_range May 31, 2020
174,570 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Apr 22, 2020
675,647 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Expenditure
date_range Mar 31, 2020
380,000 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Disbursement
date_range Mar 31, 2020
58,026 GBP Acumen Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Disbursement
date_range Mar 31, 2020
132,143 GBP Acumen 60 Decibels Disbursement
date_range Jan 31, 2020
58,669 GBP Acumen Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Disbursement
date_range Jan 31, 2020
625,757 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Jan 21, 2020
160,467 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Expenditure
date_range Dec 31, 2019
211,311 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Nov 06, 2019
134,637 GBP Acumen 60 Decibels Disbursement
date_range Oct 31, 2019
58,026 GBP Acumen Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Disbursement
date_range Sep 30, 2019
260,849 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Expenditure
date_range Sep 30, 2019
58,026 GBP Acumen Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Disbursement
date_range Jul 31, 2019
117,947 GBP Acumen 60 Decibels Disbursement
date_range Jul 31, 2019
215,038 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range Jul 05, 2019
167,530 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Expenditure
date_range Jun 30, 2019
145,282 GBP Acumen 60 Decibels Disbursement
date_range Jun 30, 2019
225,430 GBP Provider N/A Receiver N/A Incoming Funds
date_range May 17, 2019

Budget

5,160,709 USD
  • 1,300,000 GBP (Valued at Oct 30, 2019)
    date_range Apr 22, 2019 - Mar 31, 2020
  • 1,110,000 GBP (Valued at Oct 30, 2019)
    date_range Apr 01, 2020 - Mar 31, 2021
  • 1,000,000 GBP (Valued at Oct 30, 2019)
    date_range Apr 01, 2021 - Mar 31, 2022
  • 400,000 GBP (Valued at Oct 30, 2019)
    date_range Apr 01, 2022 - Mar 31, 2023
  • 200,000 GBP (Valued at Oct 30, 2019)
    date_range Apr 01, 2023 - Mar 31, 2024
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