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Centralized Expert Underwriting in Agricultural MSE finance

AgriFin (March 2013) | This article was contributed by Christoph Jungfleisch, Senior Project Manager, Frankfurt School’s Project Director for the UNEP-Frankfurt School Project “Microfinance for ecosystem-based Adapation”. For additional information...

Creating Access to Agricultural Finance: Based on a horizontal study of Cambodia, Mali, Senegal, Tanzania, Thailand and Tunisia

The following is a summary of Jessop, R., Diallo, B., Duursma, M., Mallek, A., Harms, J., and Manen B., (2012) Creating Access to Agricultural Finance: Based on a horizontal study of Cambodia, Mali, Senegal, Tanzania, Thailand and Tunisia (Agence...

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Agriculture Insurance in Latin America: All About Public-Private Partnerships and Public Programs to Protect Vulnerable Farmers

AgriFin (March 2013) | This article was contributed by Diego Arias, Senior Agriculture Economist, World Bank. For additional information, please contact the author at: darias@worldbank.org. The agricultural sector plays a pivotal role in the...

The use of Structured Finance Instruments in Agriculture in Eastern Europe & Central Asia

The following is a summary of Winn, M., Miller, C., & Gegenbauer, I. (2009). The use of Structured Finance Instruments in agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (FAO Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance working document). Rome...

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The U.S. Federal Crop Insurance Program

AgriFin (March 2013) | This article was contributed by James Callan, Founder & CEO of James Callan Associates, LLC and a Partner in NorthStar Policy Navigation, LLC. Mr. Callan also gives talks on U.S. federal crop insurance and farm policy. For...

Managing Agricultural Risk at the Country Level: The Case of Index-Based Livestock Insurance in Mongolia

The following is a summary of Managing Agricultural Risk at the Country Level: The Case of Index-Based Livestock Insurance in Mongolia, by Olivier Mahul and Jerry Skees, published by the World Bank in August 2007 (WPS4325). The Mongolian economy is...

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Warehouse Receipt Financing in Agriculture in Africa

AgriFin (April 2013) | This article was contributed by Gideon E. Onumah, Agricultural Economist/Rural Finance Specialist at the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), University of Greenwich in the United Kingdom. Dr Onumah is the Project Coordinator...