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Worldwide, agriculture and the agribusiness industry are facing a multibillion-dollar financing gap. Estimates of the global demand for smallholder agriculture finance are as high as US$450 billion. Within Sub-Saharan Africa alone, an estimated US$11 billion...
The four technical summaries are all supporting of our recent focus on financing resilience in agriculture. This subject is of growing interest, relevance and importance to banks and NBFIs with interest in expanding their agricultural financing activities.
In this short technical note Nii Simmonds, the founder and program director of Incubating Youth and Entrepreneurs in African Agribusiness at DAIN Network, considers the challenges, and opportunities, facing banks and other financial institutions wishing to...
This webinar presentation features the AgriFin's "Agricultural Value Chain Finance a Guide for Bankers". The Guide, created by bankers for bankers, details the step-by-step process of engaging in agricultural value chain finance. Ms. Maria...
This is a webinar presentation featuring innovative agriculture finance practices of Root Capital, a nonprofit social investment fund that lends capital, delivers financial training, and strengthens market connections for small and growing agricultural...
This is a webinar presentation featuring Rabo International Advisory Services (RIAS), which provides technical assistance to financial institutions in developing countries to build capacity in agricultural finance. The presentation covers lessons...
This briefing was published by the Initiative for Smallholder Finance. The note emerged from conversations with stakeholders at various levels of the agricultural value chain who expressed concerns about managing the foreign exchange (FX) exposure in...
The purpose of this report is to share these lessons in the hope of guiding future initiatives and programs aimed at expanding the provision of agriculture finance services in developing countries. The target audience includes development organizations with...
Kola Masha, Managing Director of Doreo Partners, shares lessons on working with smallholder farmers through a commercial agricultural franchise model, called Babban Gona, which provides an integrated package of services to smallholders in...
This resource includes materials used to train agricultural clients on business development and financial management skills.
The training materials cover key topics in agriculture lending, including distinctions between conventional and agricultural lending, risks associated with lending to the agriculture sector, risk management in agriculture finance, monitoring of...
The horticulture value chain assessment provides an overview of the horticulture value chain in the Beira corridor of Mozambique. It identifies opportunities and challenges for financing in the value chain. Different actors and activities involved in the...
The product sheets describe features of ABM’s equipment loan and warehouse receipt loan.  Equipment Loan Product Sheet  Warehouse Loan Product Sheet
The Agriculture Lending Manual has two parts. The first part covers credit policies and proceudres. The second part provides detaield technical guidelines of lending to different commodities. The manual can be adapted and utilized by other financial...
This is a technical operations manual that contains detailed information on agriculture lending concepts, principles, and procedures.