As August is approaching, we have prepared a list of summer readings (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere) to make this summer heat a little bit more pleasant.
In this month’s highlight, we will introduce a few tools and opportunities to help the Rural and Agricultural Finance communities around the globe better manage agricultural finance risk, develop skills in the product development cycle, and improve their motivation to become further involved in agricultural financing.Read More
In recent years we have witnessed the rise of a number of clever applications of digital technology that have allowed to overcome some of the traditional barriers impeding financial provision to rural actors, especially for technology-based financial services(Fintech).
This month’s highlight will bring you the latest studies and lessons learned from CABFIN agencies, to encourage Fintechs to develop financially more inclusive digital solutions through novel tools and regulatory initiatives designs.Read More
As the usage of digital solutions increased significantly over the past year, the evolution of digital financial services represents an opportunity to reach previously excluded and underserved populations with more tailored financial services. In this month’s insight, the editorial team selected a few studies and blog to help you better adapt to and take advantage of this fast-paced growth.Read More
Over 90 percent of small-scale fishers (SSF) and aquaculture farmers who live in developing countries are often fully dependent on the sector for their livelihoods. SSFs are generally profitable and key to the environmental, economic, and social well- being of many coastal and inland communities, yet access to financial services is still a challenge as compared to small-holding agriculture farming communities.
This month, the Global Network for capacity building to increase access of small-scale fisheries to financial services (CAFI-S...Read More
As spring makes its way to the Northern Hemisphere, the busiest period of the year for agriculture has arrived!
As snows melt, fields are ploughed, and crops are planted, we are glad to bring you some food for thought. We believe it will reward our Rural Finance community with an abundant spiritual harvest later on.Read More