Good Practices and Innovations in Risk Management for Agri-SME Finance Under COVID-19
Content Type: Case Study
Description: This publication gives a close look at the existing range of agricultural risk management tools that can be deployed both to address the current Covid-19 crisis and to build resilience for the future. From the perspective of traditional banking institutions, investing in Agri-SMEs tends to be perceived as riskier than investing in larger businesses, in other sectors, or both. The LIVE TALKS series presented in this document shed light on the recent experiences of Agri-SMEs and FSPs operating in a range of developing countries. It further discusses the risk management for Agri-SME finance in addressing new challenges in the era of Covid-19, with concrete case studies from a financial service provider perspective and Agri-SME perspective, as well as Emerging policy issues in agricultural risk management and key takeaways.
Pages: 32 pages
Author: Stenio Andrade, Michael von During, Pranav Prashad and Karima Cherif with key contributi ons by Betti na Prato, Emily Kitongo and Michael Hamp
Publisher: Forum for Agricultural Risk Management in Development (FARM)
Agrovocs/Keywords: Finance, Risk Management, Agriculture, SMEs, Banking