February 2015: News, Events, and Resources for Agricultural Finance

New AgriFin Project Resources and Tools

A new collection of over one hundred resources and tools that can be used by financial institutions and practitioners to build skills in agriculture finance. They include training materials, value chain studies, and lending manuals, among many others. Learn More>>

Registration Now Open for Financing Agriculture Forum 2015

Join us on May 11-15, 2015 in Istanbul to learn about how leading banks lend to actors across agricultural value chains, using innovative techniques to reduce transaction costs, accurately assess risks, raise margins and improve portfolio profitability. Learn More>>

Webinar Recording Now Available: "A New Approach to Financing Smallholders"

Doreo Partners has developed a commercial agricultural franchise model, called Babban Gona, that provides an integrated package of services to smallholders in Nigeria, including credit, inputs, training and access to markets. Learn More>>

Additional Resources

  • Agricultural Finance news you may have missed this month from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Learn More>>
  • Digital Financial Services in Africa: Beyond the Kenyan Success Story | European Investment Bank and the UNCDF. Learn More>>
  • Global Economic Prospects: Having FIscal Space and Using it | The World Bank. Learn More>>