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World Bank Board Approves $100 Million Project to Boost Rural Economy of Tamil Nadu, India
05 Dec 2017 | 0 Comments
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $100 million loan to promote rural enterprises, facilitate their access to finance, and create employment opportunities for youth, particularly women in selected blocks of Tamil Nadu across 26 districts.
The United Nations Rome-based Agencies commit to enhance their cooperation in the Global South to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030
01 Dec 2017 | 0 Comments
At the Global South-South Development Expo in Antalya (Turkey), the Rome-based Agencies (RBAs) presented on Wednesday 29.11.2017 a joint roadmap which aims to strengthen the three agencies’ collective efforts to facilitate South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the context of achieving progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 2, zero hunger, by 2030.
IFC and Opportunity Bank Support Farmers, Micro and Small Enterprises in Serbia
29 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a RSD 775 million (approximately €6.5 million equivalent) loan to Opportunity Bank Serbia (OBS) to help finance farmers, and micro and small enterprises (MSEs), so they can grow their businesses and generate new jobs. IFC is also providing advisory services to OBS on developing a digitization strategy.
Germany pledges €20 million at COP 23 to help smallholders fight climate change
29 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments
At COP 23 the German government announced that it is pledging €20 million in climate finance to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to help smallholder farmers in developing countries deal with the impacts of climate change and improve their food security.
Audio Visual Material
- Agricultural Finance Video Series
- FAO Policy Series: Access to Rural Finance
- Les producteurs ivoiriens de cacao adoptent des services financiers numériques
- Qu'est-ce qu'une filière agricole durable?
- Cash flow based lending for farmers
- Maroc : Sensibilisation à l'agriculture de conservation
- UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development
- What is Agricultural Finance?