Agricultural Finance Video Series

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The AgriFin agricultural finance video series offers short and engaging videos that explore a range of agriculture finance topics, ranging from lending to farmers and assessing agricultural risks, all the way through to designing products and services for agricultural clients. 

Each video is supported by a selectoin of additional in-depth technical materials. The videos are less than four-minutes long and are offered in EnglishFrench, and SpanishJoin AgriFin's mailing list to receive updates.

Videos are especially relevant for loan officers, relationship managers, credit teams, and any banker dealing with agricultural clients.

Accessing the Videos

Videos are available through the AgriFin Mobile App (iOS and Android). The App allows you to watch the videos anytime, anywhere from your smart phone or tablet device. 

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What is Agricultural Lending?

In this video you will learn about key factors that lenders need to know the agriculture sector and how they can take these factors into account when lending to the agriculture sector.

Client Assessment in agriculture lending

This video discusses risks banks need to consider when assessing various agricultural client segments and illustrates the specific risks related to each segment. 

What to look for during your on farm visit

This video illustrates how good agricultural practices (GAPs) can be used by lenders during on farm visits to assess the risk management capacity of farmers.

Building and using crop sheets for client appraisal

This video shows how lenders can build and use crop sheets to assess how clients are managing risks and use the information to structure loan terms.

Using activity cards for client appraisal – AMRET 

This video shows you a case study from AMRET, Cambodia and illustrates how they have developed and used activity cards to appraise their clients, using duck breeding activity card as an example.

ALES Credit Scoring Tool

This video shows an example of an automated credit assessment tool for agriculture clients using the ALES credit scoring tool developed by the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Assessing agribusiness clients

In this video you will learn what agribusiness clients are, the specific agriculture risks they face and how lenders can assess the agribusinesses ability to manage these risks.

Assessing agribusinesses – the case of AHIBA

This video shows an example of a credit risk assessment created by Association of Honduras Bankers for banks wishing to lend to agricultural enterprises.

Assessing producers groups

In this video you will learn what producer groups are, the specific agriculture risks they face and how lenders can assess the producer group’s ability to manage these risks.

Price risk management

In this video you will learn what price risk is, how it affects agribusinesses and what bank’s need to know to determine the ability of agribusiness to manage price risk effectively.

Cash flow based lending for farmers

In this video you will learn what cash flow based lending is and key factors banks need to consider when assessing and forecasting farmers’ cash flow.

Cash flow based lending – The case of ABM

This video shows an example of the cash flow based lending product for farmers using the case of Access Bank Madagascar.

Collateral management – The Case of NMB

In this video you will learn about how collateral management agreements can be used by banks to expand lending to farmers.

What is Value Chain Financing – HDFC

In this video you will learn about value chain financing, using the case of milk value chain financing by HDFC bank in India.

Low-Cost Delivery Channels

This video illustrates how low cost delivery channels can be utilized to reach agricultural clients in remote rural areas. Variety of technological innovations used by financial institutions to reach farmers are shown.