As part of the 5th Edition of the Boulder Rural and Agricultural Finance Program (RAFP), you will:
Distinguish and assess the financial needs of diverse client segments operating across value chains in rural and agricultural finance and understand the products, technologies, tools and delivery models that respond to these needs.
Understand the policies, programs and institutions that governments can use to promote the supply and demand of financial services for agriculture and in rural areas.
Distinguish sources of risks in agricultural finance and understand key risk management techniques for farms, rural households, and financial service providers (FSPs), while taking into consideration the trade-off between managing costs and reducing risks.
The Program will offer a Morning Master class and eight elective courses to choose from, totaling 70 academic hours, delivered by a core faculty composed of a diverse group of world-renowned agri-finance experts. The program will cover a broad range of topics and viewpoints on how to efficiently reach smallholder farmers as well as SMEs. Participants will have the opportunity to create a global network of peers and explore challenges in the industry together as well as enjoy the experience of being in Italy!
Event Venue: International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization