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African Guarantee Fund and responsAbility Partner to Boost Agri-SME Financing in Africa

The partnership is dedicated to increasing the financing of small and medium enterprises in the agricultural value chain.

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VEON’s Mobilink Microfinance Bank Promotes Financial Inclusion and Supports Farmers with Programmes to Drive Economic Prosperity in Pakistan

The three Mobilink Microfinance Bank initiatives include low-cost 4G handsets for customers bundled with the bank’s digital banking application, e-commerce services for female entrepreneurs, and an agriculture advisory service for farmers in Pakistan. 

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BCP, SOWIT Partner to Boost Financial Inclusion of Moroccan Farmers

The agreement was concluded as part of the Regional Investments initiative launched by BCP to assist innovative Moroccan solutions.

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FINCA Microfinance Bank Partners With Millat to Provide Tractors to Farmers

Under this collaboration, existing or potential customers of the bank looking to purchase a tractor for their farming needs will be able to book a tractor which will be delivered on easy terms and conditions through a quick and hassle-free process.

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European Financing Fund for Africa Launched With First Closing of $24.1M

The second fund aims to finance African rural microfinance institutions and agricultural entities sourcing from small-holder farmers in the continent.

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Works to Enable Sustainable Private Investment in Agri-Food Systems and Specific Value Chains

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations deepened its work for attracting and de-risking private-sector investments in agri-food systems, targeting public and private agricultural value chains actors as well as private investors, and piloting its interventions in six African countries.

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Mercy Corps, LAPO Microfinance Bank Sign 200 M Empowerment Scheme in Nigeria

The scheme is designed to make credit facilities accessible to 90,000 low-income households comprising smallholder farmers and microenterprises in Northeast states of the country.

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Agricultural Bank of Egypt Launches New Facilities Through ‘Bab Rizq’ Program

The step is part of the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) initiative to promote financial inclusion for farmers, on the occasion of Egyptian Farmer’s Day.

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Symbiotics Launches First 100% Agricultural Green Bond in India with Samunnati

Symbiotics has arranged with Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited (“Samunnati”) its first Green Bond whereby the proceeds of $4.6 million in local currency equivalent are fully allocated towards climate smart agriculture.

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IFC Supports ProducePay to Improve Mexican Farmers' Access to Finance and Global Supply Chains

The investment will help reduce traditional banking costs and improve supply chains boosting financial access, productivity and exports.