December 2014 Newsletter: News, Events, and Resources for Agricultural Finance


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Financing Producers through an Agricultural Franchise Model

Have you heard about Babban Gona? It is a franchise model that serves farmers in Nigeria, providing them with credit and a range of other agricultural and marketing services. Learn More>>

Technical Summary | Financing Agriculture - Approaches for the Engagement of Commercial Finance

For African agriculture to grow, it needs access to the big balance-sheet lending of a rapidly growing commercial banking system. Learn More>> 

Technical Summary | Financial Literacy Around the World

Read about the most effective ways of educating clients in how to use financial services for their enterprises. Learn about the impacts of financial literacy programs worldwide. Learn More>>

Additional Resources

  • Outlook 2015: Rebalancing After Finding the Lows | Rabobank's outlook for 12 global agricultural commodity markets in 2015. Learn More>>
  • India's Technology Opportunity: Transforming Work, Empowering People | Report by McKinsey Global Institute on the most powerful technologies that will transform India's economy, including financial services and agriculture.  Learn More>>
  • December News: Catch up on Agriculture finance news you may have missed this month. Read about noteworthy events in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Learn More>>