Financial Service Providers (FSPs) have embraced the drive to promote financial inclusion. However, many feel that the investment made in reaching out to these segments may not be commensurate with the benefits they stand to gain. In this blog, we discuss how FSPs can determine whether it is worth serving certain segments and we specifically focus on the business case to serve the youth.
Indian experiences of application of agricultural value chain finance
The paper examines the current state of value chain development in India, the policies that are in place and the institutional framework that supports the value chains in agriculture. The facilitating processes adopted in India for strengthening agricultural value chains have been analyzed and their efficacy has been critiqued.