Rural Finance

02
Sep

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Thursday, September 2nd, 15.00-16.00 CET Background The rural finance project management units of International Organizations are generally able to monitor their achieved implementation progress and immediate results in increased household / SME access to rural financial services. However, project management units are facing challenges in assessing the outcomes of rural finance projects on beneficiaries’ livelihoods […]

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30
Jun

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

 3:30 – 4:30pm CET. About the Webinar The Inclusive rural financial services and agri-SMEs: Lessons from IFAD’s portfolio event will feature a presentation of the main findings of a recent stocktaking exercise, which assesses IFAD’s capacity to deliver inclusive financial services in the rural space as well as to promote pro-poor rural financial markets through […]

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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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08
Jul

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

We are pleased to announce and invite you to our first webinar “AgriFin: Tools and Resources for Agriculture Finance Professionals” that will take place on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 3:00 pm -4:00 pm CEST. About the webinar AgriFin is a special initiative to increase access to financial services for farmers and agribusinesses. The program focuses […]

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20- 07
Aug

Monday, July 20, 2015 to Friday, August 7, 2015

The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Capacity Building for Rural Finance (CABFIN) partnership, which also includes UNCDF, IFAD, GIZ and World Bank, has developed an in-depth and comprehensive agricultural finance training program.  By participating in the RAFP, you will gain and consolidate critical skills, and be able to: Distinguish the financial […]

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16- 27
Jul

Monday, July 16, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

The 4th Edition of the Boulder RAFP in English will be held in Utrecht, Netherlands in July, 2018. These program will bring together rural and agricultural finance specialists from around the world representing MFIs, Rural Banks, Central Banks, Ministries of Finance and Agriculture, Donor Agencies, Investors, Development Agencies, and more. The 2018 Boulder RAFP will offer 12 elective courses to choose from […]

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22- 02
Aug

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019

The 5th Edition of the  Boulder RAFP in English will be held from July 22 to August 2, 2019 in Turin, Italy and will bring together rural and agricultural finance specialists from around the world representing MFIs, Rural Banks, Central Banks, Ministries of Finance and Agriculture, Donor Agencies, Investors, Development Agencies, and more. The Boulder RAFP will be held alongside […]

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03- 07
Jul

Monday, July 3, 2017 to Friday, July 7, 2017

The Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with profound technical know-how in one of four subjects areas (operational risk management, SME banking, rural, or housing finance), build leadership and negotiation skills, and develop a better understanding of current trends in developing communities.   Micro-, SME & Housing banks in transition and developing […]

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05- 10
Jul

Sunday, July 5, 2015 to Friday, July 10, 2015

The 2015 Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with profound technical know-how in one of four possible elective subjects (Risk and financial management, SME banking, rural finance and housing finance), leadership and negotiation skills and a good understanding of current trends in the community. The application deadline for the course […]

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24- 28
Aug

Monday, August 24, 2020 to Friday, August 28, 2020

Inclusive financial services providers are undergoing rapid change. Many face increasing competition, tougher regulation or are branching out to embrace new market segments. The Inclusive Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with deep technical know-how across six major themes:  Risk Management, Housing Finance, Digital Finance, SME Banking, Rural Finance and Human Resources. You will […]

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