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Course Title: Agricultural Value Chain Financing

Venue: ESAMI Headquarters, Arusha, TANZANIA  
Learning Duration:  2 Weeks 
Starting: 9 Apr 2018  Ending: 20 Apr 2018
Fees: 1500 USD
Payment Details: To cover tuition and training materials only

COURSE OVERVIEW

Youth unemployment and rural poverty are the greatest challenges facing African governments today. A greater part of the solution lies in agricultural transformation through the modernization and enhancement of best practices in production, processing, marketing, monitoring and evaluation and financing.

Countries, such as Tanzania, are implementing agriculture first (Kilimo Kwanza) programs and projects. It is mobilizing domestic resources for broad-based upgrading of many agricultural value chains in the country. Uganda and Kenya have put in place schemes to facilitate SMEs in agriculture.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Bankers, agricultural officers, officers of micro finance institutions, agricultural extension staff.

 

HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Internalize the concept of agricultural value chains as a model for financing the SMEs in the agricultural sector;

  • Diagnose the upgrading and financial needs of agricultural enterprises value chain

  • participants and evaluate risk profiles of attractive sources of agricultural credit;

  • Profile the economic, financial, operational and marketing fundamentals and

  • critical success lending and credit market within the financial sector;

  • Interpret financial statements of agricultural enterprises for bank lending;

  • Monitor and evaluate agricultural credit extension services;

  • Apply principles to agricultural credit risk management.

 

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Review the agricultural development strategies various states;

  • Case study of major agricultural enterprises values chains;

  • Develop the skill of mapping the agricultural value chains for financing strategy

  • development;

  • Evaluation of lessons learnt in funding agricultural programs and projects;

  • Understanding financial statements f agricultural enterprises;

  • Tools for financial analysis;

  • Borrowers credit risks profiling;

  • Generating input, process, output and feedback

  • SMART indicators for agricultural credit monitoring and evaluation

Course No:  2018-04-09-3-9-2150

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