Agriculture

16
Mar

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Banks have an opportunity to take the leap and work with mobile developers. M-farming technology enables farmers to engage and transact directly with their service providers. Viyani will speak about Vodacom’s partnerships with institutions funding agriculture. Additionally, he will discuss the need for increasing digital infrastructures throughout Africa to help revolutionize many sectors, including the […]

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12
May

Thursday, May 12, 2016

You are invited to join us for a webinar on the World Bank Group’s newly released report, Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2016: Comparing regulatory good practices. The webinar will unpack insights from the report, which compares results collected in 2015 from 40 countries in six regions. The measured indicators cover seed, fertilizer machinery, finance, […]

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14
Dec

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A recent FAO study analyzed over 60 agricultural investment funds with a total of US$7.1 billion under the management. Motivated by the renewed interest in supporting the agricultural sector in developing countries, public investors play a distinctive role in these funds allowing private investors to take risks and pursue investment opportunities ranging from farmer cooperatives, […]

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20- 24
Jul

Monday, July 20, 2015 to Friday, July 24, 2015

The World Bank’s Agricultural Finance Support Facility (AgriFin) in cooperation with Amret, a leading microfinance institution in Cambodia, is inviting senior MFI professionals and bankers from around the world to participate in a study tour to learn about innovative agricultural lending practices in Cambodia. Approximately 25 participants will have the opportunity to: learn about the agricultural lending […]

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18- 20
Oct

Turin Italy

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 to Thursday, October 20, 2016

A training workshop on Sustainable Investment in Agriculture will be held at the ILO’s Training Centre (ITCILO) in Turin, Italy, 18 October – 20 October 2016. It is organized by the ILO with the technical support of FAO. The workshop is open to Government and public officials, including from investment promotion agencies, and workers’ and […]

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13- 16
Feb

Nairobi Kenya

Monday, February 13, 2017 to Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF), is an annual business platform initiated by EMRC in 2005 that aims to encourage entrepreneurship, promote the growth of SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) and attract the right investments to Africa. At EMRC we believe that SMEs are the key drivers for growth: In developed regions they are […]

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19- 21
Jan

Thursday, January 19, 2017 to Saturday, January 21, 2017

  The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference that focuses on central questions concerning the future of the global agri-food industry. It gives representatives from the worlds of politics, business, science and civil society an opportunity to share ideas and enhance understanding on a selected topic of current agricultural policy. […]

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02- 03
Jun

Istanbul İstanbul Turkey

Thursday, June 2, 2016 to Friday, June 3, 2016

  Having gained a worldwide reputation in a short time as a successful example in the field of agricultural insurance with Government – Private Sector – NGO collaboration model, TARSİM (Agricultural Insurance Pool of Turkey), launches an international event in its 10th anniversary of establishment. The International Agricultural Insurance Symposium (IAIS) will be held between June 2-3, […]

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23
Apr

Charlemagne Building, European Commission, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels Brussels Belgium

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The fi-compass ‘Sixth annual EU conference on EAFRD financial instruments for agriculture and rural development in 2014-2020’, organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI), in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB), will take place in Brussels on 23 April 2020. The conference will gather experts and practitioners to hear and exchange experience on the EAFRD supported financial […]

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04
May

Geneva Switzerland

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

he ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility and its partners are organizing a public conference to look into successful models in agriculture insurance, and discuss key issues such as relevance for small-scale farmers and the role of governments to improve equity and sustainability of the schemes. The conference will disseminate some emerging insights from the work of […]

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