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How to Address Unique Risks in Agriculture Credit Guarantee ...

What are the key success factors for the agriculture Credit Guarantee Schemes (CGS)? Are there any design features/interventions to minimize the risk? This paper tries to draw some lessons learned spe...

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How Can Matching Grants in Agriculture Facilitate Access to ...

Matching grants are an instrument aimed at promoting private sector development that have been used extensively over the past years, in particular for agriculture development. this paper focuses on th...

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Agri-SME Finance and COVID-19: Issues to Consider in the Sho...

An introductory webinar jointly organized by SAFIN and AGRIFIN This webinar was the first of a series of virtual discussions dedicated to understanding the implications of the COVID-19 crisis on agri-...

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Webinar: Ensuring Stable Food Supply During the COVID-19 Cri...

The agriculture finance team moderated the webinar: Ensuring Stable Food Supply During the COVID-19 Crisis. The panel of experts from the Agriculture and FCI GPs and IFC discussed challenges and oppor...

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How Would Agricultural Finance Look in a “New Normal”?

Augustin Baharanyi, the Director for Planning at the Ministry of Agriculture in the Democratic Republic of Congo is discussing with his colleagues at the Ministries of Planning and Finance how exactly...

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Coronavirus and Cooperative Financial Institutions, an Agend...

Coronavirus and Cooperative Financial Institutions, an agenda for the future The pandemic is affecting severely ample segments of the global population, including members of Cooperative Financial Inst...

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To Avoid Food Insecurity, Keep Finance Flowing

As lockdowns in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) curtail economic activity around the world, the agricultural sector seems to be less affected than other industries, at first glance. Yet enterpr...

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How Would Agricultural Finance Look in a “New Normal”?

By Panos Varangis, Juan Buchenau, Diego Arias and Toshiaki Ono   Augustin Baharanyi, the Director for Planning at the Ministry of Agriculture in the Democratic Republic of Congo is discussing with his...

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Agricultural Finance During COVID-19 and Recovery: Instrumen...

By Panos Varangis, Juan Buchenau and Toshi Ono Agriculture Finance Team Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Agriculture and agribusiness constitute a significant percentage of employment and still...

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Agri-SME Finance and COVID-19: Issues to Consider in the Sho...

An introductory webinar jointly organized by SAFIN and AGRIFIN Join the webinar here   About the webinar As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold and governments adopt different containment strate...

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CGAP’s Covid-19 Response

CGAP’s work on Customer Intelligence and Protection in COVID-19 response is guided by three framing questions: What are the immediate impacts of the crisis on poor people and their ability to generate...

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Coronavirus and Cooperative Financial Institutions

Blog drafted by Juan Buchenau, Panos Varangis (both World Bank) and Bjorn Schrijver (Rabo Partnerships, Netherlands). The pandemic is affecting severely ample segments of the global population, includ...

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