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Report: A 2012 report introducing Opportunity International's model for financing smallholder farmers.
Community: SCOPEinsight and the Cooperative Bank of Oromia (CBO) are partnering to increase transparency around agricultural SMEs and enhance the marketplace for agricultural finance in Ethiopia.
Community: Opportunity International blog post in 2012 on its use of mobile banking vans.
Analysis: The first briefing note in a series from the Initiative for Smallholder Finance provides an overview of the market size and scope of local bank lending to smallholder farmers.
Analysis: This briefing is the second in a series by the Initiative for Smallholder Finance. Read this note to explore what is required for a healthy, competitive smallholder banking sector, and investment opportunities for public and commercial funders seeking to support smallholders.
Briefing note 3
Analysis: The third in the ISF briefing note series, this briefing note takes stock of the existing landscape of smallholder impact and risk measurement and devises tools and suggestions to align these efforts for greater future impact.
Analysis: The fourth briefing note in a series from the Initiative for Smallholder Finance reflects on the role of capital markets within the context of historical agricultural sector development.
Analysis: The fifth briefing note in a series from the Initiative for Smallholder Finance examines current lending practices among social lenders, considers the future trajectory of the sector, and highlights opportunities for investors and funders to support the sector’s future growth.
Analysis: This briefing is the sixth in a series by the Initiative for Smallholder Finance featuring an overview of how finance providers currently offer direct-to-farmer finance.
Analysis: The seventh briefing note in a series from the Initiative for Smallholder Finance categorizes and characterizes the different kinds of agricultural technical assistance in operation in developing countries around the world.
Analysis: The eighth briefing note in a series from the Initiative for Smallholder Finance discusses how agricultural technical assistance in the developing world maps to addressing various specific financing constraints for smallholder farmers.
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