Youth in agriculture: how to engage and retain youth in agricultural activities
This blog focuses on how we can engage and retain youth in agricultural activities. Its also walks us through how MSC helps its clients to tailor its services through vocational training, technological innovation and skills & entrepreneurship development to create opportunities for youth.
Access to finance for enterprises (including agriculture sector businesses) in Kenya
This video gives highlights on access to finance to enterprises in Kenya and reveals that there is a huge gap for financing. Similarly, there are huge opportunities that financial players can exploit towards bridging this gap. Watch to learn more
A Qualitative Study of Producer Organisations in Select Geographies in India
The report brings out insights on PO forms, organisations, structures, management, governance, operations, business performance, earnings, needs, expectations, maturity levels and several other important aspects regarding farmer collectives.
MFIs can play an important role in agriculture value chain financing. In this video, MSC’s Senior Specialist Raj Kumar explores the possibility of MFIs performing important functions in the value chain by offering agriculture financing and risk management products for the farmers. He also highlights some of the key considerations and risks if the MFIs […]
New Trends in Agriculture Micro Finance Focus on Poverty Part 2
In this video Renée Chao-Beroff, Director, Microfinance Department, CIDR; General Manager, Pamiga gives an overview of the ways in which rural markets are segmented and how financial intermediaries can develop appropriate products and delivery mechanisms to navigate the risks of agricultural and rural lending. She emphasises on the importance of market segmentation and analysing risk […]