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September 9, 2016Knowledge Portal
National survey and segmentation of smallholder households in Tanzania

This working paper by CGAP examines how smallholder families manage their income and expenses and the issues they face that often lead to financial instability. CGAP conducted a nationally representative survey of smallholder households in Tanzania between August and September 2015. The report shares the findings, observations, and insights from the national survey. »

September 9, 2016Knowledge Portal
Agriculture finance support facility: Lessons learned

This report by the Agriculture Finance Support Facility‚Äôs (AgriFin) has two main chapters: the first deals with lessons learned from the design and implementation of AgriFin’s Technical Assistance program, while the second covers the lessons emerging from the design and implementation of the program. AgriFin aims to provide technical assistance and knowledge support primarily to financial institutions to help them develop their business models for financing smallholder farmers. »

August 9, 2016Knowledge Portal
Making climate finance work in agriculture

This report by World Bank inlcudes qualitative interviews with key experts representing different stakeholder groups in the agriculture, climate, and financial sectors were conducted to inform the potential opportunities and innovations that should be further explored to make climate finance work for agriculture. The paper was produced as a background document for the 2016 FAO State of Food and Agriculture report. »

May 7, 2015Knowledge Portal
Revolutionising agricultural finance: a post Fin4Ag conference special report

The Fin4Ag conference was held in Nairobi, Kenya, July 2014, specifically focusing on agri-financing. This conference report (PDF) by The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) provides a valuable overview of the event »

Food Security Exchange Embassies
June 16, 2014Knowledge activity
Food Security Exchange Embassies

The Food Security Exchange for policy officers from Dutch Embassies was organized by the Ministries of Foreign and Economic Affairs and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, and took place from May 6 to May 9, 2014. »