May
22
22 May 2018 to 24 May 2018
Kigali, RW
About the conference The RAF Learning Lab is delighted to partner with the SEEP Network as communications partner for the SG2018: The Power of Savings Groups . The conference will offer a platform for attendees to connect, engage and learn from each other about the challenges and opportunities they face in supporting Savings Groups – including VSLAs, SHGs, indigenous savings groups, and other forms of community-based microfinance – worldwide. In this pursuit, the conference will encourage greater use of a wide range of innovative session structures and methodologies that build...
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Jun
12
12 Jun 2018 to 13 Jun 2018
Antigua, GT
The 2018 Cracking the Nut conference will take place on June 12-13, 2018 in Antigua, Guatemala and will focus on encouraging the uptake of new technologies for agriculture and access to finance, in a way that promotes resilience. Connexus Corporation is working with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and Chemonics International to organize a two-day learning event and technology fair, which will highlight the broad range of technologies and approaches available to mitigate and adapt to global changes related to rural and agricultural development. The event...
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Jun
19
19 Jun 2018 to 21 Jun 2018
Naivasha, KE
This event is a private invite-only event designed for senior leadership from Kiva 's field partners to learn from one another and learn from Kiva 's 12 years of experience in Africa.
The Learning Lab is attending this event.
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May
22
22 May 2018 to 24 May 2018
Kigali, RW
About the conference The RAF Learning Lab is delighted to partner with the SEEP Network as communications partner for the SG2018: The Power of Savings Groups . The conference will offer a platform for attendees to connect, engage and learn from each other about the challenges and opportunities they face in supporting Savings Groups – including VSLAs, SHGs, indigenous savings groups, and other forms of community-based microfinance – worldwide. In this pursuit, the conference will encourage greater use of a wide range of innovative session structures and methodologies that build...
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May
15
15 May 2018 to 16 May 2018
Amsterdam, NL
A private-sector-led dialogue on the future of commercial smallholder-based agriculture. Smallholder farmers are responsible for growing a large share of the global food supply. New technologies and innovations are creating cost-effective solutions for improving their productivity and integrating them into global and regional supply chains. International Finance Corporatio n , a member of the World Bank Group, and the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets, is convening investors, private companies whose supply chains rely on smallholder farmers, organizations offering products and services, together with...
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Apr
09
09 Apr 2018
The spread of mobile technology, combined with remote-sensing data, and distributed computing and storage capabilities are opening up new opportunities to integrate the world’s 570 million smallholder farm households into the broader agri-food system. This change begins with a basic activity: compiling farmer profiles. Join the webinar to hear the results of a landscape assessment conducted by Grameen Foundation, which encompassed interviews with 50 leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors involved in agricultural development. The assessment analyzes how the use of these technologies are changing the way farmer...
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Nov
30
30 Nov 2017
Financial inclusion in Nigeria has been improving, with the adult population being served by financial institutions going from 30 percent in 2011 to 44 percent in 2014, according to the Global Findex. However, large segments of the population remain financially excluded. Of an estimated 15 million smallholder families in Nigeria, CGAP finds that only about 26 percent of them are financially included. Join CGAP and partner InterMedia for a November 30 webinar to learn about the findings from our nationwide survey of smallholder households in Nigeria - the first survey...
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Nov
22
22 Nov 2017
Interoperability and Collaboration between Fintechs, Financial Institutions and Mobile Money Providers: The FinForward Program Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A), FMO , and Above & Beyond are pleased to present a webinar on interoperability and collaboration between fintechs, financial institutions (FIs) and mobile money providers (MMPs). FMO and Above & Beyond (a&b) recently launched FinForward, a Fintech innovation and integration program to accelerate the digitization of the financial sector in Africa. The program aims to create an interconnected ecosystem by connecting African FIs and MMPs with Fintechs from around the...
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