WEBINARS

08
Jul

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

We are pleased to announce and invite you to our first webinar “AgriFin: Tools and Resources for Agriculture Finance Professionals” that will take place on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 3:00 pm -4:00 pm CEST. About the webinar AgriFin is a special initiative to increase access to financial services for farmers and agribusinesses. The program focuses […]

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23
Apr

Thursday, April 23, 2015

This event, jointly presented by Microlinks and Agrilinks, will discuss the potential for agricultural insurance to promote resilience and inclusive agricultural growth as part of an integrated risk management approach. Integrated risk management can provide a pathway out of poverty by mitigating climate risk and enabling smallholders to take advantage of economic growth opportunities. Lena […]

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21
Apr

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Microcredit Summit Campaign is proud to present the next installment in our Campaign Commitment E-Workshops Series. The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) will lead you through a discussion into new tools for understanding and mitigating the many and varied risks facing smallholder farmer. Both FAO and ILO launched Campaign Commitments in 2014. During the e-workshop […]

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18
Mar

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

FARMD will host a webinar on Risk Management Solutions for Emerging Agriculture. Dr. Raphael Karuaihe, from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), will explain how small farmers can protect themselves against price risk. He will explain how futures contracts, put options and standardized contracts work and discuss the challenges when working with smallholder farmers. Dr. Karuaihe […]

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03
Feb

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

It is almost a universal fact: explaining insurance is difficult. For many low-income people, who would never have dreamed of having an insurance policy, understanding the product and benefits that can be derived from using it, is even more difficult. For financial institutions this complexity coupled with low levels of awareness can make uptake and […]

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29
Jan

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Given the growing importance of inclusive market systems development and questions about how it can promote gender equality and women’s economic empowerment, the SEEP Network and UN Women have teamed up to bring you a learning series entitled “From Theory to Practice: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Inclusive Market Systems Development.” The learning series will take […]

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