Rural and Agricultural Finance ProgramRural and Agricultural Finance Program

Public Policies, Programs and Institutions for Agrifinance

Juan Buchenau

This course looks at the role of governments in fostering the sustainable supply and use of financial services by smallholder farmers and agricultural SMEs. Starting with a brief introduction on the role and characteristics of agriculture and its main stakeholders in the different stages of economic development, the course will look at experiences made with a variety of policies, programs and institutions that governments use to facilitate the supply and use of such services. Bringing all together, participants will work at the end of the course on a case study to develop a country wide agrifinance strategy and action plan.

Intended Audience: All participants interested in the different tools and approaches governments can use to promote agrifinance,Government officials and officials from international organizations engaged in the implementation and/or oversight of agrifinance policies and instruments,consultants, practitioners and students.

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