Training opportunities

12- 23
The Rural and Agricultural Finance Program (RAFP) in Spanish

Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, March 23, 2018

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 needs of diverse client segments in rural and agricultural finance
  • Examine the trade-offs of lowering costs and reducing risk in a financial portfolio
  • Evaluate financial products and delivery models that respond to the needs of rural SMEs and agricultural households, and
  • Assess the benefits and limitations of diverse financial products and delivery models.

The RAFP will provide you with:

  • Agricultural Finance: Opportunities, Emerging Models and Product Design (Massimo Pera),
  • Agricultural Lending Methodologies & Techniques for Smallholder and Lowest Income Rural Families (Oscar Guzman),
  • Agricultural Value Chain Finance for Smallholder Farmers (Liliana Lopez)
  • Digital Financial Services for Smallholder Families – Features of an Emerging Model (Emilio Hernandez)
  • Risks in Rural Financing (Fernando Neri)
  • Non-Financial Aspects that Institutions need to know (Emilio Hernandez)
  • Micro-Insurrance (Charles Stutley)