IFAD hosts SAFIN annual plenary and workshop on TA for smallholders and agri-SMEs

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The second annual plenary meeting of the Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN) was held at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on 11-12 October, along with a workshop on "Business models for the delivery of technical assitance complementing finance for smallholders and agri-SMEs".

The workshop delved into the pros and cons as well as the challenges to the design and implementation of different technical assistance (TA) delivery models. Participants also looked at the challenges of TA market development and the role of development finance in that context.

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