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


Access Bank Madagascar (ABM) Project Results and Lessons

The ABM project contributed to the provision of financial services to smallholder farmers and other actors along key agricultural value chains in Madagascar by building ABM's institutional capacity and service delivery infrastructure. The results and lessons from the project provide an opportunity to educate and inform other financial institutions with an interest in strengthening their agricultural finance outreach. Learn More>>


Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR) Project Results and Lessons

The BPR project supported the establishment of an Agribusiness Finance department at the head office and strengthened the agribusiness finance and rural microfinance portfolio of BPR. The project lessons have the potential to benefit BPR and inform other banks and institution's aiming to expand their agricultural lending activities both in Rwanda and further afield. Learn More>>


Additional Resources

  • The Firm to Farm Finance Toolkit: Hearing, Creating & Delivering Human-Centered Solutions for Inclusive Access to Finance | Toolkit by USAID Learn More>>
  • Access to Finance for Smallholder Farmers: Learning from the Experiences of Microfinance Institutions in Latin America | Report by IFC Learn More>>
  • Agricultural Finance news you may have missed this month from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Learn More>>