28- 29
International Conference on Innovative Agriculture Financing

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are jointly organizing an International Conference on Innovative Agricultural Financing in Pakistan from April 28-29, 2015 at Islamabad. The two-day conference aims to discuss innovative strategies and solutions to increase outreach of agri-credit to small farmers, and also highlight opportunities at the high-end of market focusing corporate farming, agri-food enterprises etc. The conference will introduce global experiences on agricultural financing through plenary discussions, breakout sessions, and “plug-n-play” sessions which cover a wide range of subjects from value chains, warehouse receipts, risk management, and use of technologies. The speakers and attendees will include leading national and international finance professionals, policy makers, bankers, farmers’ representative bodies, academia, service providers, and agricultural development specialists.

The conference agenda and other details will be shared shortly.