February 2016 | Agricultural Value Chain Finance - A Guide for Bankers
AgriFin is pleased to provide you an advanced copy of the Agricultural Value Chain Finance - A Guide for Bankers. Created by bankers for bankers, the Guide is a practical "how-to" toolkit, detailing the process of engaging in agricultural value chain finance.
The Guide has been developed in partnership with Bankaool, Mexico, HBL Bank, Pakistan and HDFC Bank, India. It provides:
The AVCF Guide can be used by financial institutions' staff including senior management to understand the strategic benefits of value chain finance, heads of lending departments and their teams to implement value chain finance, other bank staff for training and self-study. The AVCF Guide is also useful for development professionals supporting agricultural finance projects.
The Guide is available in two formats - an online version which provides a high level overview of each step of the VCF process - and the full Guide which provides more detailed technical information and background materials on the mechanics of financing agricultural value chains..