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Master Class Grid

The Boulder RAFP features a dynamic roundtable and interactive seminar each morning, ”The Boulder Master Class: New Financial Inclusion Paradigms” led and facilitated by Robert Christen, President and Founder of the Boulder Institute. Throughout the Boulder Master Class, Mr. Christen, accompanied by leading experts in microfinance and financial inclusion, will present a holistic overview of a financial ecosystem that works for the poor. Master Class guests will discuss and debate several principal themes including client centricity, digital transformation, challenges that lie ahead, and more. The Boulder Master Class is a mandatory activity for all RAFP, MFT, and DIGITAL participants, and is held each morning of the 2-week training program.

The 6th ?Annual RAFP Master Class grid will be available in the near future.  In the meanwhile, please refer to the 2019 version to gain a better of the Master Class (see below)

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  Week 1
(July 22-26)
Week 2
(July 29 - August 2)
Introduction to Agricultural Finance
(Panayotis Varangis)
Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance: An overview
(Charles Stutley)
Farmer segmentation & Client Centric Approach
(Emilio Hernández, Panayotis Varangis)
Can Agricultural Insurance for Smallholder Farmers Work?
(Charles Stutley)
Digital Finance in Rural and Agricultural Sector
(Emilio Hernández, Panayotis Varangis)
Perspectives on Public Policies and Programmes for Rural and Agricultural Finance
(Azeta Cungu)
Sustainable Development Goals & Rural Finance
(Bastian Domke)
Rural Finance and Food Security
(Massimo Pera)
Savings in the Rural Sector
(Erick Sile)


Boulder Institute of Microfinance

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Syracuse, New York 13202, USA
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