Resources

Lendo Driver to Financial Inclusion for Farmers

AgriFin (May 2017) | This article was contributed by Florentin Lenoir, Marketing and Business Development Director, Lenddo. For additional information, please contact the author at: florentin.lenoir@lenddo.com...

Financing Agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities, Challenges, and Investment Models

Worldwide, agriculture and the agribusiness industry are facing a multibillion-dollar financing gap. Estimates of the global demand for smallholder agriculture finance are as high as US$450 billion. Within Sub-Saharan Africa alone, an estimated US...

Africa_Agrifinance_ 2016.pdf

Technical Summaries: Financing Resilience in Agriculture

The four technical summaries are all supporting of our recent focus on financing resilience in agriculture. This subject is of growing interest, relevance and importance to banks and NBFIs with interest in expanding their agricultural financing...

Technical Summaries: A Range of Agricultural Finance Products

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...

Financing Youth Entrepreneurship: Technical Note

In this short technical note Nii Simmonds, the founder and program director of Incubating Youth and Entrepreneurs in African Agribusiness at DAIN Network, considers the challenges, and opportunities, facing banks and other financial institutions...

Financing Youth Entrepreneurship Tech Note - Nii Simmonds.pdf

Financial Diaries of Smallholder Families: Lessons for Financial Institutions

This is a webinar presentation given by Jamie Andreson at AgriFin's webinar on May 24, 2016: "Financial Diaries of Smallholder Families: Lessons for Financial Institutions". The webinar speakers discussed the research on smallholder families...

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Inflection Point: Unlocking growth in the era of farmer finance

This report captures the way the smallholder finance space currently operates by describing the key actors and the nature of their interactions, and by conceptualizing these in a new “industry model;” identifies market frictions across the major...