A) Capacity Building for Participating Financial Institution TA:
Technical Assistance to PFls comprises customised and targeted support tailored to the needs and requirements of each PFI including with a focus on:
Development of new products or enhancement of existing agribusiness products;
Enhancement of underwriting policies and procedures for agribusiness lending;
Staff training, potential operational/organisational changes to accommodate new focus on agribusiness lending;
Introduction of innovative ﬁnancing schemes and delivery channels, processing, monitoring and reporting systems;
General Facility implementation support.
In addition, awareness building seminars, agribusiness sector speciﬁc info sessions. in the form of marketing events for PFls, will be conducted.
B) Agribusiness sector-speciﬁc TA:
Advisory services to PFl’s sub-borrowers and potential sub-borrowers will be provided by the Advice for Small Business (ASB) team for the purpose of:
Facilitating access to know-how and non-financial development services for agribusiness SMEs
Access to markets through Market Development activities diagnostic services.