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Webinar | Financing Coffee Replanting in Colombia

This is a webinar presentation featuring the experience of Colombia in developing a program that helps small scale coffee producers replant aging coffee trees. Through this program coffee growers are able to access financing from banks on favorable...

Financing Small Scale Farmers Commercially

This is a webinar presentation featuring lessons from KCB Bank Rwanda in 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...

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Financing Dairy Value Chains: Lessons from HDFC Bank

This is a webinar presentation featuring innovative dairy value chain finance practices of HDFC Bank of India. Find out how HDFC is able to finance dairy farmers through the creative use of value chain relationships. The speaker, Mr. Michael Andrade...

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Rice production credit procedures (FR): RCPB Technical Assistance Project

The following material includes a a description of rice production credit procedure.    

Farm Equipment Loan Product Sheet: NUBL Technical Assistance Project

The following document contains a detailed description of farm equipment loans.

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Irrigation Loan Product Sheet: NUBL Technical Assistance Project

The following document contains a detailed description of irrigation loans.

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Dairy Loan Product Sheet: NUBL Technical Assistance Project

The following document contains a detailed description of dairy loans.

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AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAIN FINANCE

A GUIDE FOR BANKERS Welcome to the Agricultural Value Chain Finance – A Guide for Bankers.Developed by bankers for bankers, the Guide is a practical "how-to" toolkit, detailing...

MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE

REDUCING COSTS AND RISKS Value chain financing unlocks the viability of an enormous potential market in smallholder farmers by offering a way for banks to share risks, costs, and...

IDENTIFYING A PROMISING VALUE CHAIN

MEASURING AND RANKING SUCCESS FACTORS Assessment of a target value chain can be performed using a number of measures, beginning with the health and prospects of the overall value...

MAPPING THE VALUE CHAIN

IDENTIFYING PARTICIPANTS, RELATIONSHIPS, FLOWS AND RISKS Mapping the target value chain to identify key participants, their relationships and the flows of produce, information,...

FINDING AN ENTRY POINT

PARTNERING WITH THE RIGHT LEAD FIRM, UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL NEEDS The point at which a bank chooses to enter a value chain is determined by the organizational structure of the...

DETERMINING THE PRODUCT SET

MATCHING PRODUCTS TO CLIENT NEEDS Having mapped the market participants and the various product, information, and financial flows among them, a bank next needs to decide which...

ASSESSING AND MANAGING RISK

SHARED RISKS ENHANCE THE VALUE CHAIN MODEL Partnering with a significant member of a targeted agriculture value chain provides reach and defrays costs but also demands rigorous...

ADAPTING BANK STRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS

REVIEWING POLICIES, STRUCTURES, AND CONTRACTUAL ARRANGEMENTS A bank using the value chain approach will need to identify and align its operational divisions – from treasury to...

FROM PILOT TO LAUNCH

CASE STUDIES HIGHLIGHT DIFFERENT APPROACHES Banks seeking to enter an agriculture value chain or expand their presence likely will seek to use a pilot project to test their...