The 5th World Congress on Rural and Agriculture Finance

Dakar, Dakar
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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The 5th World Congress on Rural and Agriculture Finance
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 9:30 AM -
Friday, November 25, 2016 12:30 PM (Nairobi Time)

Radisson Blu Hotel
+221 33 869 33 33
Route de la Corniche Ouest
Dakar, Dakar 12500
Senegal

Map and Directions

Rationale and Objectives

The African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) in collaboration with sister Rural and Agricultural Credit Associations (RACAs) around the World, namely; The International Confederation of Agricultural Credit (CICA), Near East North Africa Regional Agricultural Credit Association (NENARACA), Asia and Pacific Regional Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) and The Latin American Association of Development Financial Institutions (ALIDE), are organizing the 5th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance, scheduled to hold from 24 to 25 November 2016 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, Senegal.

The world congress, which is being organized every three years, was last held in Paris, France from 26 to 28 September 2013. The forum is expected to bring together who is who in rural and agricultural finance and stakeholders around the globe to share experiences on emerging and cross cutting issues on the industry. 

One of the key objectives of the upcoming world congress is to show case best practices and innovations in rural and agricultural finance space world over. 

The forum provides good platform to share core and complimentary competencies on best practices, innovations and promotes international and interregional cooperation.
In the context of rapid demographic growth and climate change and in order to key-in to attaining the objectives the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is essential to improve rural and agricultural aimed at boosting agricultural production to meet a growing consumption demand. This will enable tackle food insecurity, wealth/job creation, while ensuring that agriculture and rural development is in line with sustainability, social harmony and natural resources conservation. Agricultural and rural finance institutions are major stakeholders in these challenges as they continuously innovate in order to provide rural people with the most appropriate and suitable financial services that take into account their existing needs and anticipate the change to come.

 

Contact Information

  • AFRACA Secretariat 
    African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA),
    Located at Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS),
    Off Thika Super Highway, Noordin Road,
    PO Box 41 378 - 00100 Nairobi - Kenya
    Email : afraca@africaonline.co.ke
    T : +254 20 271 59 91 | C : + 254 726 080 454

    Caroll BAKANG
    African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA)
    Bilingual Corporate Affairs Manager
    PO Box 41 378 - 00100 Nairobi - Kenya
    Email : carollbakang@yahoo.com - annycaroll@afraca.or.ke
    T: +254 20 271 59 91 | C: + 254 727  355 393

    Nestor Nibitanga
    African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA)
    Program Assistant
    PO Box 41 378 - 00100 Nairobi - Kenya
    Email: nestor@afraca.or.ke
    T: +254 20 271 59 91 | C: +254 726 785 378

    Felix Odonde
    African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA)
    Program Assistant 
    PO Box 41 378 - 00100 Nairobi - Kenya
    Email: oyatace@gmail.com
    T: 
    +254 20 271 59 91 |C: +254 708 930 993

    Aliou Sane
    Caisse Nationale du Crédit Agricoles du Sénégal (CNCA)
    Logistic Assistant
    Email: aliou.sane@cncas.sn
    T: +221 77 333 09 58



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