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Monday, June 22, 2020

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but also as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and years to come.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Nous nous réjouissions d’avoir pu accueillir le Ministre de l’Agriculture de l’Élevage de la Pêche (MAEP) du Bénin pour le lancement de la campagne agricole de 2020-2021 sur un des bas-fonds aménagés dans la commune de Koutchatié dans le cadre du Projet Fonds d’Investissement Agriculture.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Laotian agribusiness sector is dominated by family-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which are severely constrained in their growth by a lack of access to affordable credit. The financial sector in turn is reluctant to lend to agribusiness perceiving this sector as highly risky.

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Who We Are

Agriculture & Finance Consultants GmbH (AFC) is a private German consulting firm focusing on agricultural, agribusiness and financial development projects in developing and transition countries. AFC was established in 1973. In 2007, AFC Consultants International GmbH became a member of GOPA Consulting Group, Germany's largest group of consulting firms in development cooperation.

Our services for public organisations and private companies cover in Agriculture & Agribusiness the whole range from primary production to processing and marketing. Financial Sector Development focuses on developing tailor-made credit and saving products and establishing an appropriate regulation and supervision system.

 

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Our permanent staff includes more than 55 professionals in our head office in Bonn and more than 730 experts in our projects abroad.

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Agriculture & Agribusiness

Our work in the field of agriculture, agribusiness and food industry development encompasses every aspect of agriculture as well as private sector support focusing on improving the capabilities of local agribusinesses and SME to enable them to create income and employment opportunities for the local population.

Financial Sector Development

The Financial Sector Development department within AFC has been established over the past 15 years, building on our wide experience in business and regional economic development. Our in-depth knowledge in SME promotion adds to our capacity in improving MSME access to financial services and advising financial institutions on MSME lending.