Agricultural & Rural Finance News

Angola: Cuanza Norte - Peasants Benefit From Agricultural Loan

18.07.2017

 | Source: Angola Press; All Africa

At least 203 peasants of the Belo Horizonte Peasants Association in Canaúlo village, northern Cuanza Norte province, benefited on Saturday from agricultural loan and tools given by Sol Bank, as part of its project for local agricultural support.

Malawi: Government Wants Village Banks to Follow New Standard Guidelines

17.07.2017

 | Source: Malawi News Agency; All Africa

Ministry of Civic Education and Community Development says village banks should embrace new standard village savings and loan associations (VSLAs) best practice guidelines to ensure sanity in the economic sector.

Ethiopia: Company Reaching Out to Farmers, Pastoralists for Weather Insurance Services

12.07.2017

 | Source: The Ethiopian Herald; All Africa

With concerted efforts of the government and other stakeholders, Nyala Insurance Company is providing weather insurance services to small scale farmers and pastorals in various states, said Micro Insurance Business General Manager Solomon Zegeye.

Ethiopia: ECX Seeks to Improve Accessibility

07.07.2017

 | Source: The Ethiopian Herald; All Africa

ECX has been building regional trading centers to improving its accessibility across the country.

Sudan: Central Darfur Pushes for Banks, Investments

05.07.2017

 | Source: Radio Dabanga (Amsterdam); All Africa

Central Darfur wants to roll-out a banking system in the state and pledged to the Commercial Banks Group to remove obstacles and fears that prevent the spread of the system.

Uganda: Agricultural Insurance Takeup Slows

30.06.2017

 | Source: The Monitor; All Africa

A slow sensitisation drive is affecting uptake of agricultural insurance in Uganda, the Agro Consortium has revealed.

Uganda: Agency Banking Will Deepen Financial Inclusion

27.06.2017

 | Source: The Observer; All Africa

Agency Banking is one of the new provisions of the Financial Institutions (Amendment) Act 2016 and will be a key driver of increasing financial inclusion in Uganda.

Zimbabwe: Agribank Avails $10m for Horticulture

21.06.2017

 | Source: The Herald; All Africa

The Agricultural Development Bank of Zimbabwe (Agribank) says it is offering horticulture farmers working capital as well as loans to acquire assets.

Africa: Post Offices Are Key to Scaling Up Remittances and Financial Inclusion in Uganda

19.06.2017

 | Source: IFAD; All Africa

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Postbank of Uganda (PBU) and Posta Uganda signed a grant agreement today aimed at expanding the role of postal networks in the delivery of remittances and access to financial inclusion across the country.

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity: 2017 Competition Now Open

19.06.2017

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Launches New Funding Opportunity for Financial Services Providers to Improve the Lives of Poor People in Rural Africa.

 

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