WEBINARS

28
Sep

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

September 28, 2021 at 9:00 am ET Join for the conversation to hear from Access Bank and KIT Royal Tropical Institute . Access Bank is one of the largest commercial banks in Africa. Access Bank recognized the potential growth opportunity of the women’s market fifteen years ago and in 2014 formalized this focus through their […]

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08
Sep

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing financial services. It drives down costs, opens up new data possibilities on which to make decisions, and promises new efficiencies for financial services providers. But how might the industry leverage this technology to pursue inclusion—without repeating or amplifying the mistakes of the past? Join us and a panel of experts as […]

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02
Sep

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Thursday, September 2nd, 15.00-16.00 CET Background The rural finance project management units of International Organizations are generally able to monitor their achieved implementation progress and immediate results in increased household / SME access to rural financial services. However, project management units are facing challenges in assessing the outcomes of rural finance projects on beneficiaries’ livelihoods […]

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02
Sep

Thursday, September 2, 2021

This webinar will feature a fireside discussion with two prominent actors in the area of agri-SME finance who will share their recent experience with partnership-based green finance initiatives. About the Webinar Many recent efforts to increase the flow of inclusive green finance in agriculture have involved the development of partnerships bringing together a variety of […]

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18
Aug

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

*Webinar Press Release: AFRACA- FAO- CAFI-SSF Network, 18 August 2021 Baseline Assessment on the current situation of financial and insurance services provision to the Small-Scale Fishers (SSF) and aquaculture sectors in Africa A joint webinar was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) and the Global Network […]

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29
Jul

Thursday, July 29, 2021

About the Webinar Agriculture transformation that involves the production of high-value food products and post-harvest processing offers significant business opportunities for agribusiness SMEs. Long-term (LT) finance is critical for investments in building the needed infrastructure and agribusiness capacity, improved technologies, and equipment to make agriculture more productive, efficient, profitable, and resilient. The Long-term investment capital […]

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07
Jul

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

7 July 2021, 3-4 pm CEST/9-10am EDT/2-3pm BST    ABOUT THE WEBINAR The global coronavirus pandemic has upended the financial inclusion sector. The challenges have been immense, and the full scale of the cost – to families, businesses, institutions – is not yet known. To understand the impact on the sector, the European Microfinance Platform […]

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01
Jul

Thursday, July 1, 2021

FAO and IFAD are hosting a webinar on applying gender transformative approaches to achieve women’s financial inclusion for improved food security and nutrition. Women’s access to quality financial products and services can contribute to the growth of their businesses and to their own economic empowerment. Yet women are less likely than men to own a […]

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30
Jun

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

 3:30 – 4:30pm CET. About the Webinar The Inclusive rural financial services and agri-SMEs: Lessons from IFAD’s portfolio event will feature a presentation of the main findings of a recent stocktaking exercise, which assesses IFAD’s capacity to deliver inclusive financial services in the rural space as well as to promote pro-poor rural financial markets through […]

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24
Jun

Thursday, June 24, 2021

02:00pm -04:00pm BKK, GMT+7 With an estimated 87% of the world’s smallholder farmers centered in South East Asia, these farmers represent a critical contribution to global food security. Agri finance technologies (Agri-FinTech) are strengthening smallholder farmers’ ability to weather crises and adopt new technologies by securing their bottom line. Join the webinar as it discusses […]

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