Agricultural Loan Analyzer

Efficient Mainstreaming of Agricultural Credit Analysis

Course Description

The Agri-loan analysis training is a 2-day workshop focusing on practical tools and theories for agricultural loan appraisal. The training sessions include interactive discussions and hands-on training using Loan Analyzer.xls – A robust, comprehensive and user-friendly excel-based software facilitating both simple and complex agriculture and agribusiness loan appraisals.

Objectives

The training workshop and the loan analysis tool use a cash flow based lending approach accommodating multiple sources and uses of funds as well as incorporating the 5Cs and other commonly accepted financial analysis frameworks.

At the end of the course, the participants are expected to (1) have a more comprehensive understanding of the critical aspects of agri-loan analysis and to (2) master the Loan Analyzer.xls tool for future use and adaptation for loan appraisals within their financial institutions

Prerequisites

Participants are requested to have a computer with at least Excel 2003 installed and one or more recent sample loan appraisals from their financial institutions.

Audience / Participants

The workshop is intended for loan officers and their supervisors from financial institutions who have at least a foundational knowledge of generally accepted quantitative and qualitative agricultural loan appraisal methodologies. Basic experience with Excel is also highly recommended.

Resources

resource title type year resource
Ag Loan Analyzer - User Guides Reference Material 2015
This resource appears in: Agricultural Loan Analyzer
Author FAO
Region / Country Global
Case Study 01: Coffee and Plantain Case Study 2015
This resource appears in: Agricultural Loan Analyzer
Author FAO
Region / Country Global
Keywords case study
Case Study 02: Dairy Case Study 2015
This resource appears in: Agricultural Loan Analyzer
Author FAO
Region / Country Global
Keywords case study
Case Study 03: Maize Case Study 2015
This resource appears in: Agricultural Loan Analyzer
Author FAO
Region / Country Global
Keywords case study
Case Study 04: Poultry Farming Case Study 2015
This resource appears in: Agricultural Loan Analyzer
Author FAO
Region / Country Global
Keywords case study
Loan Analyzer Tool Spreadsheet 2015
This resource appears in: Agricultural Loan Analyzer
Author FAO
Region / Country Global
Keywords Training Materials, Assessment Tools

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