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
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 a sizable proportion of
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, including members of
Aun cuando se tiene más conocimientos de los efectos económicos, la crisis internacional ocasionada por la pandemia del COVID-19 muestra un panorama incierto. Se estima que será mucho mayor a
The farming communities all across the countries in Asia-Pacific region continues to deal with the impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The farm labourers and others have already lost
More than almost any other constituency in the developing world, rural subsistence households are at risk of becoming the invisible victims of the health and economic impacts of COVID-19.
Access to finance is vital for agricultural producers. It enables them to purchase inputs or pay for working capital and make long-term investments that are needed to add value to
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 events create