Selected Event Archive Material
The Rural and Agricultural Finance and Investment Technical Network (RAFI-TN) is pleased to announce its next Webinar on “Mobile technology applications in agricultural finance: global trends and innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa”. The webinar will be presented by Emilio Hernandez, on Friday, December 11th from 3pm to 4 pm CET.
The Inclusive Finance India Summit is a global flagship initiative of ACCESS Development Services. The objective of the Summit is to inform and influence the pro-poor policy framework and strengthen the enabling environment. It also aims to bring all stakeholders together to discuss key issues and challenges and build consensus on the way forward for financial inclusion. It is a global platform to deliberate on issues related to financial inclusion, financial education, and financial stability. The summit includes following aspects:
AgroInsurance International announces the third International Conference "Agricultural Insurance, Reinsurance & Brokerage in CIS, Europe & Asia" that will be held on April 11-13, 2016 in Tbilisi (Georgia).
Call for presentations/papers is open till January 31, 2016.
Conference thematic sessions will focus on technical aspects of agricultural insurance and risks management programs in agriculture, from different parts of the world. The following key topics are considered:
The AFIF 2015 programme is tailored to ensure that the topics are relevant to the needs of the participants. The programme provides an open platform for dialogue amongst speakers, participants and partners. The Programme includes:
European Microfinance Week is the major annual event of the microfinance industry hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the European microfinance community (banks and financial institutions, government agencies, NGO's, consulting firms, researchers and universities) working in developing countries. It is organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and supported by the Luxembourg Government. The theme for 2015 is Financial Inclusion for Sustainable Development.
The Global SME Finance Forum 2015 will be held in Antalya, Turkey on November 15th to 16th. This flagship event is one of the few truly global conferences for SME-focused institutions that will gather senior leaders of financial institutions, development finance institutions and fintech companies that promote access to finance for small and medium enterprises with the aim to foster a lively exchange of knowledge and networking amongst peers and high-level participants.
Women’s World Banking at the Making Finance Work for Women Summit will take place November 11-12, 2015 at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin, Germany.
Built on a foundation of commitment savings, Savings Groups (SGs) provide basic financial services, social support, and a platform for learning and testing new ideas to poor people worldwide. With nearly ten million people—mostly women and young people—participating in some form of Savings Group, it is a highly effective, scalable, and sustainable instrument for engaging the ‘unbanked’ poor. Savings Groups are also proven to serve as an entry point for other development efforts, including food security, health, and women’s economic empowerment.
El seminario, al que asistieron expertos en el financiamiento agrícola y seguros, tuvo como tema central la aplicación de seguros agropecuarios, y abarcó, además, la exploración de los seguros indexados como herramienta de inclusión crediticia. Una de las principales conclusiones a las que arribaron los expertos es que frente a los efectos nocivos del cambio climático en el sector agrícola es necesario perfeccionar los instrumentos financieros para la cobertura de riesgos agropecuarios, sector que presenta muchos retos para la banca de desarrollo.
The 18th MFC annual conference titled: “Employment, Youth and Investment: What can Microfinance do?” will take place in Prague, Czech Republic on 5-6 November, 2015.