Resources

ICT in Agriculture

AgriFin (March 2013) | 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...

Credit Scoring Models in Illinois by Farm Type: Hog, Dairy, Beef and Grain

Employing a logit model and farm-level data for Illinois from 1995 to 2004, this study explores the importance of farm-type differences in the development of credit scoring models. Apart from the conclusion that regional credit scoring models...

Structured Trade Finance: Warehouse and Inventory Management in Africa

This presentation was given by Andrew Barr-Sim, General Manager, Drum Commodities Limited, UK during an AgriFin Webinar on March 26, 2013. The speaker shared his lessons and insights on commodity collateral management in Africa, drawing on his most...

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Banco Oportunidade de Mozambique (BOM) Agriculture Finance Model

This presentation was delivered by Vasco Nunes from Banco Oportunidade de Mozambique (BOM) at the AgriFin Financing Agriculture Forum 2012. The presentation features BOM’s agriculture/rural finance model in the context of Mozambique’s agriculture...

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Presentation on LANDBANK’s Working Capital Solutions for Agricultural Enterprises

This presentation was delivered by Wilfredo Maldia from Land Bank of the Philippines at the AgriFin Financing Agriculture Forum 2012. The presentation provides an overview of the Land Bank of the Philippines, highlighting Land Bank’s approach to...

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Field Lesson | AccessBanque Madagascar

AccèsBanque Madagascar (ABM) has developed “Agro Loan,” a product to serve thousands of small farmers, especially those who mix subsistence farming with small-scale production of cash crops. Agro-Loan uses a cash-flow based methodology, which helps...

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Catalyzing Smallholder Agricultural Finance

AgriFin (May 2013) | 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...