SAFIN Annual Plenary Meeting
New Delhi, India | 10-11 Nov, 2019
The 3rd Annual Plenary Meeting of SAFIN is scheduled to take place on 10-11 November 2019 alongside the 6th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance at the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India. This year’s meeting will focus on learning from the SAFIN Investment Prospectus process thus far and planning the next steps of the SAFIN/OECD deep dive on blended finance and agriculture.
Learning from the various investment prospectus pilots and mapping the way forward for this work stream.
Presenting 5 new initiatives from within the network seeking resources, inputs or partners.
Blended Finance and Agriculture
Taking stock of progress in 2019 and discussing next steps for the deep dive to deliver more value.
Director, Global Development Incubator, ISF Advisors
Smallholder Development Unit Program Manager, AgDevCo
Plant Pathologist/ Molecular Biologist, Coconut Industry Board
Lead Regional Technical Specialist Rural Finance, Markets and Enterprises, Asia and the Pacific, IFAD
Regional Director for Asia-Pacific, International Co-operative Alliance
Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Senior Manager, Blended Finance, International Finance Corporation
CEO and Chairperson, Small Foundation
Programme Officer, IFAD
Director, Sustainable Production, Markets and Institutions Division, IFAD
Program Officer, East Africa Farmers Federation
Director of Operations, MIX Market
Senior Coordinator, SAFIN
Task Team Leader, Financial Systems Divisions, AFD
CEO, Uganda Agribusiness Alliance
Unit Chief, Inter-American Development Bank Innovation Lab
Programme Manager, PRORURAL, Junta Agroempresarial Dominicana
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Heifer International
Head, Sustainability Banking-Asia, Rabobank
Senior Vice President - Financial Inclusion Department, Fundacion Capital
Country Manager, AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited
Senior Executive, Small Foundation
Technical Specialist, SAFIN
Secretary General, APRACA
Senior Coordinator, Governance and Policy, FAO
Senior Expert, Agriculture, Rural Development and Food Security AICS
Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione e lo Sviluppo
Cooperative Development Program Manager, Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development
Senior Technical Officer, Impact Insurance Facility, ILO
Agribusiness Advisor, CASA Technical Assistance Facility, Technoserve
Head Inclusive Agribusiness Systems, International Trade Centre
Administrative Assistant, IFAD
Senior Technical Advisor, Palladium
Hub Head, Asia and the Pacific, IFAD
Principal Scientist and Africa Team Leader, CIAT
Head of Agriculture, Rural Development and Food Security, AICS
CEO, Access Development Services
Secretary General, ALIDE
Team Leader, The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity
The 3rd Annual Plenary Meeting of SAFIN will be held at the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India.
Taj Palace Hotel
2, Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021, India
Accommodation options within the area include:
On 12-13 November 2019, the 6th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance will take place at the same venue.
The congress brings together agricultural and rural finance institutions to discuss the topics that define the future of the flow of finance to the rural and agricultural sector and to bring a powerful message to the worldwide policymaking community.
Theme: ‘Rural and Agricultural Finance: Critical Input to Achieve Inclusive and Sustainable Development’