Last Mile Distribution Investor Forum 2021 (event summary)
In April 2022, the Global Distributors Collective (GDC) and Acumen co-hosted a Forum for donors and investors interested in improving access to finance for last mile distributors (LMDs). 91 attendees representing 59 funders attended the event. The key objectives of the Forum were to build a shared understanding of the LMD sector; and co-create solutions to tackle the top barriers to finance in the sector. This snapshot highlights the Forum’s key takeaways and emerging ideas.