Cheap Canada Goose Jackets Sale
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background
Excom 2015S

From the Chairman

Chairman

Our goal is to see that Afraca vision of a rural Africa where everyone has access to sustainable financial services for economic development is attained.

For decades, AFRACA has been at the forefront in driving the Rural and Agriculture Finance Agenda in Africa. Over the last few years, the network has recorded tremendous success in the promotion of appropriate policy framework and supporting member institutions provide sustainable quality financial service to the rural and agricultural communities in the Continent. As the AFRACA chairman, I am deeply honoured to be part of this campaign to revolutionize finance for African Agriculture. Our goal is to see that Afraca vision of a rural Africa where everyone has access to sustainable financial services for economic development is attained. In this regard I welcome and look forwarding to partnering with members and other stakeholders in developing an inclusive financial sector in Africa for food security, poverty alleviation and accelerated development in general.

No doubt access to Finance has direct impact on development and has of late become a topical issue in the Continent because of its immense contribution to our respective economies.  However, access to finance by the agricultural and bottom of the pyramid communities sector is still saddled with barrage of challenges, which require multi stakeholder action to unlock the full potential of Agriculture in Africa.

It is gratifying to note that, as the lead advocate and coordinator of rural and agricultural finance, Afraca continue to provide the requisite leadership to improve the rural and agricultural finance industry in Africa through its various interventions and initiatives touching on Policy development and Advocacy, Capacity building, Knowledge Management & Information sharing, Partnership & Networking and Creating opportunities for Agricultural Value Chain Finance in Africa.

Central banks in developing countries in particular are critical in the process of revolutionizing finance for the poor. In the past, the mandate of central banks has been to bring about stability in the general level of prices in the economy as well as ensuring financial stability. Over time, however it has been realised that macroeconomic stability alone is not enough contribution that central banks can make towards economic growth and development. Of late, the issue about growth not impacting the poor  has also taken centre stage in economic discourse and has accordingly energised central banks to leverage the concept of financial inclusion to mainstream the under banked into the financial sector with the view to raising their standard of living.

In line with this development, AFRACA has taken the necessary steps towards creating a forum for central banks to dialogue and come out with policy interventions to foster financial inclusion in the member countries.

Join us in the campaign to empower African rural and agricultural communities, Join us to revolutionize finance for the agricultural value chains in the Continent.

 

 

Upcoming Events

july 2016

wed29jun - 2juljun 298:00 amjul 2International Program on Effective Change Leadership(june 29) 8:00 am - (july 2) 6:00 pm Singapore

august 2016

september 2016

mon5sep - 9sep 58:00 amsep 9Special Training on Development and Management of Agency Banking8:00 am - 6:00 pm (9) Nairobi, KenyaEvent Organized By: AFRACA
mon12sep - 16sep 128:00 amsep 16International Exposure Visit on Youth in Agricultural and Development8:00 am - 6:00 pm (16) Pretoria, South Africa
mon12sep - 16sep 128:00 amsep 16International Exposure Visit Programme on Women Empowerment and Microfinance for English speaking Afraca member institutions and partners8:00 am - 6:00 pm (16) South Africa

 

Recent Events

may 2016

wed25may - 27All DayTraining programme on Agri-loan analysis for English speaking AFRACA member institutions and partners(All Day)

Facebook Posts

African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association - Afraca added an event. ... See MoreSee Less

Afraca International Training of Trainers Program in Agricultural Value Chain Finance (AVCF)

August 1, 2016, 8:00am - August 5, 2016, 7:00pm

This training programme aims to provide trainees with a general understanding of agricultural value chain finance (AgVCF). It covers the AgVCF approach, major financial tools that may be used in AgVCF...

View on Facebook

Registration is Now Open 4 The Twin Afraca Rwanda programmes ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Register Today!!! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Veuillez Vous inscrire dès aujourd'hui ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Register Today!!! Veuillez Vous inscrire dès aujourd'hui ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

 


Our Partners

IFAD FAO CTA AGRA AFD DID

Follow us on our Social Media Platform