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The Boulder Institute has offered courses in rural and agricultural finance for 16 years and has trained approximately 1,000 individuals in rural finance, agricultural lending, as well as value chain finance. Boulder Institute has offered programs and its courses in three languages: English, French, and Spanish, creating a global community of more than 6,000 alumni from 155 countries.

We are delighted to partner with FAO/CABFIN, as well as with our 2018 host, RABOBANK Foundation, to strengthen the content and expertise of the RAFP, by bringing their global leadership in food security and capacity development for building inclusive agricultural financial systems.

  1. Agricultural Finance: Opportunities, Emerging Models and Product Design: Massimo Pera
  2. Agricultural Insurance in Developing Countries: Operational Principles and Good Practices: Andrea Stoppa
  3. Agricultural Lending Methodologies & Techniques for Smallholder and Lowest Income Rural Families: Oscar Guzmán
  4. Agricultural Loan Analysis featuring the “Ag. Loan Analyzer” tool: A'kos Szebeni
  5. Agricultural Value Chain Finance for Smallholder Farmers: Pierre Schonenberg
  6. Cash-flow in Agricultural Business for Small Holder Families: Lorna Grace
  7. Digital Financial Services for Smallholder Families – Features of an Emerging Model: Nathan Were
  8. Managing Risk in Rural & Agricultural Finance: Klaus Maurer
  9. Performance Management in Agricultural Finance Portfolios: Petronella Chigara-Dhitima
  10. Public and Private Investments in Agriculture: Non-financial Aspects that Institutions Need to Know: Toshiaki Ono
  11. Public Policies, Programs and Institutions for Agrifinance: Juan Buchenau
  12. Risk Management: A Focus on Climate Change Adaption: Luis Fernando Neri
  13. Specialized Tools in Agricultural Financing for SMEs: Rene Verberk

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