Agricultural & Rural Finance Documents

08.09.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

his report covers the first year of MFW4A’s 2015-2017 strategy and its portfolio of initiatives. The strategy was shaped by extensive consultations with our governance bodies and other stakeholders, and builds on our successes while integrating...

06.07.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

This report covers the first year of MFW4A’s 2015-2017 strategy and its portfolio of initiatives. The strategy was shaped by extensive consultations with our governance bodies and other stakeholders, and builds on our successes while integrating...

31.03.2016 | C. Cuevas, M. Pagura | AgriFin, The World Bank

This Guide to agriculture value chain finance (AVCF) is based on existing good-practice knowledge, and the experience and insights of well-recognized bankers partnering with AgriFin. It represents a “how-to” approach to enable other banks to engage...

07.03.2016 | J. Anderson, W. Ahmed | CGAP

The Smallholder Diaries provide a deep view of how smallholders are affected by the agricultural cycle and manage their money in response to its ebbs and flows, as well as point to ways that financial services providers might better meet...

22.02.2016 | C. Martin | USAID, mSTAR

This Guide to the Use of Digital Finance in Agriculture aims to provide a quick and easy-to-use tool to understand how digital financial services (DFS) can help address some of the challenges that smallholder farmers are experiencing today - mainly,...

25.01.2016 | World Bank Group, BMZ, GIZ, GPFI | World Bank Group, BMZ, GIZ, GPFI

This synthesis report presents a summary of research studies on five key areas of agricultural finance innovation prepared under the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), as well as the presentations and discussions of these study...

30.11.2015 | M. Mattern, M. Tarazi | CGAP

This publication begins with a brief overview of the human-centered design (HCD) methodology, before outlining a set of recommendations for financial service providers (FSPs) to consider when developing new DFS offerings for smallholders. These...

16.11.2015 | J. Coulter Consulting Ltd. et. al. | AFD, CTA, IFAD

Farmers throughout the developing world face considerable challenges in accessing finance, and this can often influence their decision-making. These challenges must be addressed with financing solutions tailored to the different actors of the...

19.10.2015 | The MasterCard Foundation | The MasterCard Foundation

The MasterCard Foundation is devoting more of its resources to promoting financial inclusion in rural parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. Smallholder farmers, those who have less than one hectare of land, want to grow more, earn more, and live better. One...

12.08.2015 | Terfa W. Abraham | MFW4A

This paper examines the effect of financial innovation on poverty reduction in rural northern Nigeria. Households from this part of the world are farmers hence, exposed to the vagaries of Climate Change. Assessing whether or not the poorest income...

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