JEEViKA Special Purpose Vehicle for Agricultural Transformation (JSPVAT) project
MSC’s strategic and operational consulting services helped expand the agricultural and livestock market ecosystem in India’s Bihar state. We actively fostered new partnerships and sustainable business models to elevate farm incomes and enhance the resilience of low-income households.
Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRAg) working group
MSC co-chairs the Climate Resilient Agriculture working group of the CIFAR Alliance. The working group is focused on building collaborative initiatives to harness and enable innovation to transform agri-food systems.
Impact of climate change on smallholders and their coping strategies
Our study on the impact of climate change on smallholders and their coping strategies elicits how the poor and vulnerable smallholder communities in Bihar are coping with declining marginal returns from cropping and how institutional interventions and financial services can strengthen their resilience against the impact of climate change.
Consumer protection and grievance management at India Post Payment Bank: An assessment of existing policies, processes, and systems to identify areas of improvement
An efficient customer protection policy and a robust grievance handling framework translate into higher customer satisfaction and uptake of IPPB’s expanding banking suite. MSC supported IPPB in an engagement to improve its customer protection practices and grievance resolution processes.
Digital Credit; Kenya: Consumer assessment to refine consumer protection principles
Kenyan digital platforms offer innovative financial products, such as digital credit. But they face high default rates and access-related challenges. MSC conducted a BMGF-funded study to assess these issues and understand loan terms, consequences, and repayment behavior for people from the low-income segments.