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The following material includes a trainer's guide on agricultural lending.
The training materials are used to train senior staff to expand agricultural lending.      
Mr. Ramesh Iyer, Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra, the largest tractor maker in the world by volume, shares lessons from Mahindra's experience in financing agricultural equipment in India. He walked the participants through examples of actual...
To further expand and deepen services to other rural areas, Access Bank Madagascar (ABM) developed an alternative service delivery channel model, incorporating client acquisition centers in remote villages, and “micro branches” in small towns to...
The following is a summary of Salami, A. & Arawomo, D. F. (2013). Empirical Analysis of Agricultural Credit in Africa: Any Role for Institutional Factors? (Working Paper Series N° 192 African Development Bank). Tunis: ADB. The paper studies the...
The following is a summary of Jessop, R., Diallo, B., Duursma, M., Mallek, A., Harms, J., and Manen B., (2012) Creating Access to Agricultural Finance: Based on a horizontal study of Cambodia, Mali, Senegal, Tanzania, Thailand and Tunisia (Agence Franç...
The following is a summary of Winn, M., Miller, C., & Gegenbauer, I. (2009). The use of Structured Finance Instruments in agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (FAO Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance working document). Rome: FAO. The...
The following is a summary of Managing Agricultural Risk at the Country Level: The Case of Index-Based Livestock Insurance in Mongolia, by Olivier Mahul and Jerry Skees, published by the World Bank in August 2007 (WPS4325). The Mongolian economy is heavily...
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...
The following is a summary of An Analysis of Credit Scoring for Agricultural Loans in Thailand written by Visit Limsombunchai, Christopher Gan and Minsoo Lee, published by Science Publications in 2005. The purpose of the summarized study is to determine the...
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,...
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...
This presentation was delivered by Roy Parizat, Senior Economist - World Bank, Washington, DC at the AgriFin Financing Agriculture Forum 2015. An overview of the opportunities for banks to enable financing to smallholders and micro-enterprises...
This presentation was delivered by Kilara suit, Technical Specialist - AgriFin-World Bank, Washington, DC at the AgriFin Financing Agriculture Forum 2015.  Aims  Increase access to financial services for farmers and agribusinesses by...
This presentation was delivered by George Odhiambo, Head of Business Development & Client Services, Kenya Commerical Bank - Rwanda at the AgriFin Financing Agriculture Forum 2015. Can Small Scale farmers be financed  on commercial basis by...