Webinar | Financial Diaries of Smallholder Families: Lessons for Financial Institutions

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Financial Diaries with Smallholder Families:

 About the Event

This webinar recording features the "Smallholder Diaries: Building the Evidence Base with Farming Families in Pakistan, Tanzania and Mozambique." The Smallholder Diaries opens a unique window onto the lives smallholder families and how they manage their money. Undertaken by the World Bank's Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), this study collected detailed financial data from 270 small-scale farming households in Pakistan, Tanzania and Mozambique over a year.

The webinar speaker, Jamie Anderson, financial sector specialist with CGAP, explains the research and highlights key findings on income, expenses, risk management, and financial portfolios across the three samples. The presentation focuses on what financial service providers can learn from these findings in order to better understand smallholder clients and design appropriate financial solutions that meet their needs. 

 About the Speaker

Jamie Anderson, Financial Sector Specialist, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), World Bank

Jamie Anderson is a financial sector specialist focused on smallholder families at CGAP. Prior to CGAP, Jamie worked as an independent consultant in rural and agricultural finance for The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, USAID, CGAP, and GIZ, and as a technical advisor in Rural Finance at IFAD. She attended the University of California, Davis, where she earned an MBA, an MS in Agricultural and Resource Economics, and an MS in International Agricultural Development.