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School entrepreneurs, as independent business owners, play a vital role in community development. By operating a local school, they can make investments that not only grow their school and create an enabling learning environment, but benefit their entire community – from creating jobs and generating demand for local businesses, to providing a space for networking opportunities and stronger community cohesion.
Co-hosted by MIX and FinDev Gateway, this webinar aims to provide clarity into inclusive fintech and, specifically, how to determine what makes a fintech "inclusive." Bringing together diverse perspectives from government, think tanks, and practitioners, the webinar will highlight new frameworks that can help investors, policy makers and others to better understand, assess, and navigate the inclusive fintech space.
Supply Chain Finance Summit is in-depth event tracks the transformation of supply chain finance (SCF); showcasing the latest innovations within the industry for both domestic and cross-border financing, examining the future of technology-enabled supply chain models, and driving the conversation on increasing access of SCF for SMEs and emerging markets.
Blockchain for SCF Masterclass - An advanced and comprehensive workshop that will review and assess the latest developments in blockchain technology for supply chain finance. This masterclass will be held ahead of SCF.
The 69th Executive Committee meeting of Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) and International Forum ‘Role of Rural and Agricultural Finance to achieve Sustainable Development Goals will be held in New Delhi, India, from 16 December to 18 December 2017.
The first edition of the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative (FIGI) Symposium will be held in Bangalore, India, from 29 November to 1 December 2017. The Symposium is being organized jointly by the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), jointly with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure (CPMI) and the kind support of the Government of India.
The African Microfinance Week is a conference organised by the African networks AMT (African Microfinance Transparency), MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) and AFRACA (African Rural & Agricultural Credit Association) and by ADA with the support of the Luxembourg Cooperation.
During the conference, the participants will:
INNOVATE – Adoption of Agricultural Innovations through Non-Traditional Financial Services, is a three-year initiative implemented by MEDA and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). INNOVATE will assess the potential of non-traditional finance to enable large scale adoption of agricultural innovations among women and men smallholder farmers in South Asia, South America and East Africa.
FSDF e-Campus, des cours e-learning de sur la finance du développement de la Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, a conçu des formations de haute qualité adaptées aux professionnels de la finance à travers le monde:
A recent FAO study analyzed over 60 agricultural investment funds with a total of US$7.1 billion under the management. Motivated by the renewed interest in supporting the agricultural sector in developing countries, public investors play a distinctive role in these funds allowing private investors to take risks and pursue investment opportunities ranging from farmer cooperatives, rural microfinance institutions to agribusiness SMEs. What are the unique features of these funds? How do they yield positive financial return as well as development impact?