Webinar | Financing Small Scale Farmers Commercially

Webinar | Financing Small Scale Farmers on a Commercial Basis 

 About the Event

This AgriFin webinar recording features lessons from KCB Bank Rwanda financing small-scale farmers using a value chain approach.

Using an innovative value chain finance model, KCB Bank Rwanda has increased lending to farmers substantially. Mr. George Odhiambo, Head of Business Development and Client Services discussed the following:

  • Motivation behind the new financing model
  • How the bank identifies and builds relationships with the key value chain actors
  • Key features and innovative aspects of the model, including inventory credit and insurance
  • Processes for loan appraisal; approval; and monitoring, and Results to date and lessons learned
 About the Speaker

George Odhiambo Head of Business Development and Client Services, KCB Bank Rwanda Ltd.

George has 16 years of experience in commercial banking. At KCB Bank, Rwanda he is responsible for Corporate Banking, Custody Services and Retail Banking. Previously, George served as Head of Business Analytics & Transformation at KCB Bank Group in Kenya. In his earlier career, Grorge served as Branch Manager at Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya, Area Manager at Barclays Bank, Kenya, and Head of Business Analytics for East & West Africa at Barclays Africa. George holds a graduate degree in BSc Mathematical Statistics & MSc Pure Mathematics from University of Nairobi and a Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance from KCA University, Kenya.