Rural Development

02- 11

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 to Thursday, November 11, 2021

Background Cooperative Financial Institutions (CFIs) are important providers of financial services to poor and middle-income people, and significant drivers of financial inclusion. Aside from their strong presence and relevance in developed economies, especially Europe and North America, CFIs are highly significant in financial inclusion in the developing world. Their pervasive presence in rural areas, and […]

25- 07

Monday, June 25, 2018 to Saturday, July 7, 2018

This program offers aspiring researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners an opportunity to equip themselves with multidisciplinary approaches, skills and tools to address the rising challenges of development through the lens of finance. It provides participants with an introduction to rigorous quantitative and qualitative research methods and analysis using latest tools and approaches in the field of […]


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 […]

23- 04

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015

The Cracking the Nut Advisory Committee invites interested persons to submit proposals to present at the Cracking the Nut 2016: Regenerating Rural and Agricultural Development conference. This conference’s core themes for the breakout sessions are: Regenerating rural and agricultural landscapes Financing environmentally sustainable development Encouraging investment in climate-smart agriculture General requirement: All proposals should be completed using the […]