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Designing Loan Products for Agricultural Clients: Lessons From Cambodia

Yanith Chheng, Head of Credit at Amret Microfinance Institute, shares lessons from the bank's experience in designing and rolling out loan products for farmers. This includes developing products for different segments of producers, marketing and...

Financing Agricultural Value Chains in Latin America: Barriers and Opportunities in Mexico, Peru, and Honduras

Using examples from Mexico, Peru, and Honduras, this report demonstrates that financial institutions can often leverage value chain finance arrangements to mitigate risk and help small and medium producers capitalize on new opportunities to grow in...

A New Approach to Financing Smallholders: Lessons from Nigeria

Kola Masha, Managing Director of Doreo Partners, shares lessons on working with smallholder farmers through a commercial agricultural franchise model, called Babban Gona, which provides an integrated package of services to smallholders in Nigeria,...

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Access to Finance for Smallholder Farmers - IFC Report

This report summarizes the findings of research conducted by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), including a list of good practices for new market entrants to consider, suggestions for MFIs interested in taking existing lending operations...

Banco Oportunidade de Moçambique (BOM) Project Results and Lessons

AgriFin (November 2014) | The following note summarizes key results and lessons from AgriFin's project with BOM, Mozambique, aimed at strengthening the agriculture finance portfolio of BOM.     Project Overview In partnership with AgriFin, BOM...

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Banana Sector Document: BPR Technical Assistance Project

The banana sector lending document discusses the characteristics, production volume, and relevant national facts and figures of the commodity. The sector note also describes the value chain linkages (from production to market), arrangement,...

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Bean Sector Document: BPR Technical Assistance Project

The bean sector lending document discusses the characteristics, production volume, and relevant national facts and figures of the commodity. The sector note also describes the value chain linkages (from production to market), arrangement, activities...

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