Resources

Warehouse Receipt Financing in Agriculture in Africa

AgriFin (April 2013) | This article was contributed by Gideon E. Onumah, Agricultural Economist/Rural Finance Specialist at the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), University of Greenwich in the United Kingdom. Dr Onumah is the Project Coordinator...

Outgrower Schemes—Enhancing Profitability

The following is a summary of Outgrower Schemes—Enhancing Profitability, a joint technical brief by TechnoServe and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), published by IFAD in September 2011. In an effort to distill factors...

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Trade Finance: Warehouse and Inventory Management in Africa

AgriFin (April 2013) | This article was contributed by Andrew Barr-Sim, Managing Director, Drum Commodities Limited, UK. For additional information, please contact the author at: andrew.barr-sim@drumcommodities.com Structured Trade & Commodity...

Innovative Lending Mechanisms for Reaching Smallholders

This presentation was delivered by Fabian Kasi, CEO - Centenary Bank, Uganda at  the AgriFin Financing Agriculture Forum 2015. It  focuses on the innovative approaches of Centary Bank Uganda, which utilize both physical and technical tools,...

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Collateral Management in Agriculture Finance in India

AgriFin (April 2013) | This article was contributed by Vivek Thoopal, Head of Business Development (Collateral Management), National Collateral Management Services Limited (NCML), For additional information, please contact the author at: ...

IFC's Role in Agriculture Finance

This presentation was delivered by Makiko Toyoda, Senior Trade Finance Officer - IFC at the AgriFin Financing Agriculture Forum 2015. It shows the smallholder financing facility set up by KCB with the IFC to help farmer cooperatives gain access to...

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International Finance Corporation: Supporting Farmers through the Global Warehouse Finance Program

AgriFin (April 2013) | This article was contributed by Makiko Toyoda, Senior Trade Finance Officer, International Finance Corporation. For additional information, please contact the author at: mtoyoda@ifc.org Agricultural commodities are stored in...