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01- 03
Apr

Johannesburg South Africa

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 to Friday, April 3, 2009

The African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA), The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Rural Development Department (ARD) of the World Bank jointly organised an expert meeting in Johannesburg from 1-3 April on risk management in lending to the agricultural value chain. The main objective of the meeting was to identify […]

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04- 06
Dec

Italy

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 to Thursday, December 6, 2007

This summary aims to synthesize the primary analytical points that came out of the discussions that took place from the 4-6 December 2007.The question guiding the conference organized by FARM Foundation and its partners was the following: under what conditions can microfinance help farmers in developing countries access credit to improve their competiveness?

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16- 19
Oct

Kenya

Tuesday, October 16, 2007 to Friday, October 19, 2007

Africa Value Chain Financing – was the 3rd AFRACA AgriBank Forum for Sub-Sahara Africa. It was organized and sponsored by AFRACA and FAO in partnership with AFC and DrumNet and it took place in Kenya from the 16th to the 19th of October 2007. The main objective of the Forum was “to enhance awareness on […]

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20- 23
Aug

Kampala Uganda

Monday, August 20, 2007 to Thursday, August 23, 2007

The 3rd African Micro Finance Conference was organized in Kampala, Uganda from the 20th to the 23rd of August 2007. The conference, whose theme was “New Options for Rural and Urban Africa”, revolved around a number of topics including: Segmentation; Management of Risk for Clients; Management of Risk for Financial Institutions; Value Chain Financing; Cutting […]

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19- 21
Mar

Rome Italy

Monday, March 19, 2007 to Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Moving Results into Policy and Practice To examine recent research in rural finance the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the Ford Foundation and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) teamed up and organized the “International Conference on Rural Finance Research: “Moving Results into Policies and Practice”, in Rome from 19-21 […]

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16- 17
Mar

Italy

Friday, March 16, 2007 to Saturday, March 17, 2007

This was the first international conference in Asia on “Agricultural Value Chain Finance” and was intended for decision-makers of financial entities with activities in the agricultural sector, non-financial companies working in the sector (producers, processors, exporters, marketers, input suppliers), government authorities, business chambers and international organisations. It was jointly organised by UNCTAD, FAO and MCX […]

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