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April 2015: Hot Off the Press - New Agricultural Finance Resources

Are you looking for new ways to lend to agriculture? Develop new products? Train your staff and expand rural outreach? Then, take a look at the latest results and lessons garnered from seven financial institutions in Africa and Asia. The new publications featured below, along with a large collection of related tools and resources, were developed as part of AgriFin's technical assistance program designed to strengthen the capacity of financial institutions to serve agricultural clients more effectively.  
 
Also, we invite you to download a new report looking at innovative means for financing coffee and improving the management of risks in that sector. The report is a result of a collaborative effort between World Bank and the International Coffee Organization. 
 

AGRIFIN PROJECT RESULTS AND LESSONS

Find out what seven banks did to increase access to finance for farmers
 
The following publications provide an overview of initial results and lessons, including operational improvements and new financial products developed by seven banks in Africa and Asia. The reports were developed as part of AgriFin's technical assistance program to strengthen the capacity of banks to seve a wide range of agricultural clients. 
 
 

FINANCING COFFEE

How to manage risk and improve access to finance in the coffee sector
 

A recent publication provides fresh new insight into the global coffee supply chain and the actors operating within it.  A number of selected case studies demonstrate how collaborative efforts by actors and stakeholders can improve risk management and access to finance. The publication is a result of a collaboration between the World Bank and the International Coffee Organization. To access the report and related materials click here>>

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

  • April 2015 webinar recording and related materials: "Financing agricultural equipment: Lessons from Mahindra & Mahindra in India" | Learn More>>
  •  March 2015 webinar recording and related materials: "L'utilisation de fiches techniques sur les produits agricoles: les leçons de BNDA du Mali" | Learn More>>