7th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance

Loading Events

Event Navigation

« All Events

7th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance

November 23 @ 8:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0 at FIRA Campus, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico

 The African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association in partnership with the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE), Asia-Pacific Rural & Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA), Near East-North Africa Rural & Agricultural Credit Association (NENARACA), FIRA and CICA are pleased to invite you to the 7th World Congress on Rural & Agricultural Finance themed, “Response to the New Global Scenario marked by Climate Change and Covid: Financing as a Lever to Mitigate Direct & Indirect Effects on Rural Enterprises” which will be held from 23 – 25 November 2022 at FIRA Campus, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico

The 21st century is faced with a myriad of challenges with some are as a result of activities promoted by man with the intention of producing more food. Unfortunately, these activities have adverse consequences such as: climate change, floods, droughts, desertification, loss of diversity amongst others threatening sustainability of human development. These challenges call for innovation to make the agriculture sector attractive and profitable for farmers.

Financial institutions have a role to promote actions that control environmental effects, reduce inequality and establish production systems with greater resilience and reversal of inequalities such as financier & financing catalyst for investment in the generation & adoption of new disruptive technological in the agricultural-livestock and rural sector.

The World Congress on Agricultural Financing aims to address the following:

  • The balance of the effects of the pandemic and climate change on agricultural-livestock and rural producers in general.
  • Stability and/or countercyclical financing lessons in the face of the disruptive effects of the pandemic and climate change on financial markets.
  • The role of financing to restore balance with actions that mitigate inequality and respect the environment.
  • Technological advances that produce benefits in rural environment in order to break down information barriers in agricultural-livestock and rural undertakings and help access to credit.
  • Show the diversity of instruments and mechanisms to support the agricultural-livestock and rural sector.

AFRACA will lead a Session on Seafood Value Chain Finance in Africa: Scaling up the Blue Economy.

Details of registration will soon be shared!

Details

Start:
November 23 @ 8:00 am UTC+0
End:
November 25 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

Venue

FIRA Campus, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico

Event Navigation

en_USEnglish