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This technical brief summarizes the Enabling Environment: Access to Financial Services and Transportation chapter of the World Bank report on Agribusiness Indicators: Ethiopia, published in April 2012. The agriculture sector plays an important role in...
This technical brief summarizes the Finance chapter of the World Bank report on Agribusiness Indicators: Ghana, published in April 2012. Ghana’s financial landscape has changed tremendously since the 1980s. Today, the financial sector is...
This technical brief summarizes the Agribusiness Finance in Mozambique chapter of the World Bank report on Agribusiness Indicators: Mozambique, published in April 2012. The agriculture sector accounts for approximately 25 percent of Mozambique’s GDP (31...
The following is a synthesis of Chapter 7: Broadening Smallholder Access to Financial Services, of the World Bank's ICT in Agriculture Sourcebook that may be accessed from the ICT in Agriculture website. ICTs can enhance the delivery of a...
The following is a summary of Innovative Agricultural SME Finance Models published in November 2012 by the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The challenge of lending to the agricultural sector is real. It varies from the seasonal nature of...
The following is a brief summary of Growing Africa: Unlocking the Potential of Agribusiness, which was published by the World Bank in March 2013. Agriculture and agribusiness account for around 45 percent of GDP in Africa. Agricultural production is the most...
The following is a summary of Segmentation of Smallholder Households: Meeting the Range of Financial Needs in Agricultural Families, published by CGAP in April 2013. The importance of agriculture in developing economies cannot be overstated. For more...
The following is a summary of Catalyzing Smallholder Agricultural Finance published by Dalberg Global Development Advisors in September 2012. Upward global demographic trends, coupled with the growth of the middle class, have created an unprecedented demand...
We are delighted to share with you four new knowledge notes focused on the technical specificities of a range of agricultural finance products. The purpose of these notes is to share, in a brief technical but readily accessible manner, details of how such...