The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

Best Practices on Rural and Agricultural Finance


1 – 3 August 2016. Kigali. Over 250 international and local agricultural experts converged in Kigali in a conference to review best practices and how they can be shared to benefit more people.

The meeting was organised by the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) in partnership with the Rwanda Development Bank (BRD), the Ministry of Agriculture, and Access to Finance Rwanda.

This conference, received support from the EU-Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and aimed to bring together international, regional, local experts and practitioners in rural and agricultural finance to share their best practices and experiences. The conference was divided into three main sessions, namely:

  • State of Rural and Agricultural Finance including Best Practices and recent innovations in the sector;
  • Policy Perspectives on scalable and replicable models in Rural and Agricultural Finance; and
  • Perspectives from other Stakeholders and Interest Groups on Best Practices in Rural and Agricultural Finance.

For more information, please visit the event website.


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