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Integrated Risk Management Solutions for Low-Income Rural Ho...

An empirical study, conducted by Dvara Research in rural India, indicates that residents are particularly concerned about health expenses, second only to worries about natural disasters. These adverse...

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Farmers’ Willingness to Participate in a Big Data Platform

A research article by Madeline Turland and Peter Slade This paper uses a hypothetical choice experiment to examine farmers’ willingness to share their farm data with a big data platform. We found that...

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Digital Credit for Smallholder Farmers: a pilot in Myanmar

Partnering with private companies (including BRAC, a telecom operator, and a mobile money operator) and funded by Korea World Bank Group Partnership Facility (KWPF), the team led by Asuka Okumura and ...

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Assets Matter to Poor People: But What Do We Know about Fina...

In the wake of advances in technologies and business models, an increasing number of poor households are gaining access to financing for physical assets ranging from smartphones to solar panels. Howev...

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Zambia Agriculture Finance Diagnostic

The Zambia Agriculture Finance Diagnostic identifies several key actions the Government can take to realize these opportunities. The high priority actions include providing incentives to the private s...

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Korea Technology Finance Corporation: Technology Appraisal a...

Established in 1989, the Korea Technology Finance Corporation (KOTEC) provides technology ratings and credit guarantees to technologically viable but collateral-constrained startups and SMEs. KOTEC’s ...

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The U.S. Crop Insurance Program: Recent Developments

The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) was created in 1938 to carry out the crop insurance program to help agriculture recover from the combined effects of the Great Depression and the Dust Bow...

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IFC West Africa Warehouse Receipt Financing Forum

From November 4-5, 2019, the FCI IFC advisory team led by David Ivanovic and Jean Saint-Geours organized the first-ever “IFC West Africa Warehouse Receipt Financing Forum” in Accra, Ghana. The objecti...

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IFC Supported Warehouse Receipt Financing System Launched in...

IFC supported Warehouse Receipt Financing system launched at the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange in partnership with Commercial Bank of Ethiopia on December 26, 2019. The system is set to transform the ag...

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Scoping Analysis: India

The Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN) has published an Investment Prospectus for India. 

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Scoping Analysis: Colombia

The Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN) has published an Investment Prospectus for Colombia. 

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