WEBINARS

06
Jun

Thursday, June 6, 2024

This engaging webinar explores the emerging role of ag-tech startups in revolutionizing agricultural supply chains through innovative business models. As the agricultural sector evolves with shifts towards higher-value, perishable products and increased urbanization, these startups are stepping in to bridge the gap between small-scale operations and larger agricultural demands. The session will delve into how […]

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24
Apr

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. Accidents and fatalities are common, especially in small-scale fisheries (SSF). Fishers work long hours and often in harsh conditions. Climate change has only increased the hazardous conditions under which small-scale fishers operate, as natural disasters become ever more prevalent and destructive. Damage and […]

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07
Dec

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Digital financial services (DFS) have the potential to help low-income customers become more resilient to individual and climate shocks and capture investment opportunities that improve their well-being. However, realizing this potential requires the setup of crucial building blocks, such as far-reaching and inclusive Cash-In and Cash-Out (CICO) agent networks. Expanding agent networks of the CICO […]

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05
Dec

ILO

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Digitalization in the financial sector has been transformative, boosting innovation and entrepreneurship. At the same time, digitalization and new technologies have been disruptive, changing the business models and processes as well as the jobs and skills requirements in the sector. The ILO and FinValue advisors conducted a global study, highlighting the impact of digitalization on […]

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24
Nov

Friday, November 24, 2023

Event summary The Global Network for Capacity Building to Increase Access of Small-Scale Fisheries to  Financial Services (CAFI-SSF) organized a webinar titled “Access to value chain finance for small-scale fishing and aquaculture in Africa ” on 24 November 2023. The event was co-organized with the FISH4ACP an initiative of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and […]

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25
Oct

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

9:00 AM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna Event Summary The event was attended by fisheries finance stakeholders from Thailand, the Philippines, and several other organizations from the Asia-Pacific region. The knowledge-sharing session had three distinguished speakers. The programme discussion began with a presentation by Dr. Raymon van Anrooy, Senior Fishery Officer/Team Leader, Fishing Technology and Operation […]

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25
Sep

Monday, September 25, 2023

11:00 – 12:30 (Rome Time, GMT +2) Event Summary The event was well-attended by practitioners from the public- and private insurance industry, women member-based fisherfolk organizations, representatives from government fisheries departments, academic institutions, and NGOs, mainly from Asia-Pacific, Africa, and European regions. The discussion focused on various aspects that included the contribution of women in […]

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20
Apr

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Event Summary The event was attended by more than 80 practitioners from public- and private financial service providers, fisheries and aquaculture government organizations, academic institutions, and NGOs from the Asia-Pacific and African regions. The Chief Guest for the event was Dr. Raymon VanAnrooy, Senior Fishery Officer/Team Leader, Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (FAO). Dr. VanAnrooy shared […]

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05
Apr

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Apr 05, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2 About Agri-SMEs play a crucial role in the economic development and advancement of emerging markets. Despite their significance, agri-SMEs still encounter formidable challenges in achieving key growth objectives, such as generating revenue and creating employment opportunities. Although Business Development Services (BDS) are integral in supporting agri-SMEs to […]

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28
Feb

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

This webinar will take place on 28 February, from 13:00 to 14:15 CET and will be open to the public. The platform used will be Webex and there will be simultaneous interpretation in French and Spanish. Due to its innovative approach, Index insurance is rapidly growing in popularity as an alternative to traditional indemnity-based insurance.  For those regions […]

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