New Webinar Series: Technical Innovations for Financing Agriculture


  About the Series

450 million households across the planet carry out agriculture as their primary activity. However, agricultural lending in developing countries remains a severely underutilized resource. AgriFin is shifting that paradigm by sharing the information that can help lending institutions increase wealth by engaging this sector. Join us and the industry leaders who will share the challenges, risks, and profitability of agricultural banking.

AgriFin’s webinar series, Financing Farmers for a Brighter Future: New Paths Forward, examines aspects of social impact lending, innovations in data use, digital technologies, and financing for low-income women, a widely overlooked group in agribusiness.

AgriFin's Webinar Takeaways:

- Technical details crucial for expanding or building your lending portfolio.

-   Verified and successful practices to increase agricultural lending and achieve high loan repayment rates.

-   Awareness of the innovators who are making agriculture finance work for them.


Adventures in Smallholder Financing: A Tale of Two Innovative Lending Approaches

November 16, 2016

ft. Ben Shmerler, Root Capital, and Mike Warmington, One Acre Fund

Making Climate Finance Work in Agriculture

January 11, 2017

ft. Alberto Millan & Tobias Baedeker, The World Bank

January 25, 2017

ft. Anna Gincherman, Director of New Product Development, Women’s World Banking

Alternative Data for Financial Decisions: Lending to Farmers Using Nontraditional Data

February 15, 2017

ft. Michael Mbaka, Senior Project Manager, FSD Kenya

Agriculture, Banking, and the Digital Economy Merge to Improve South African Agriculture

March 10, 2017

ft. Vuyani Jarana, Chief Officer, Vodacom Business