11th UMM Workshop: Value Chains in Agricultural and Green Microfinance
Introduction to Agricultural Value Chain Finance: Nora Beccera, International Advisory Services
Introduction to Value Chains & Green Microfinance: Davide Forcella, CERMI/ULB
Product Development forAgriculture Microfinance: Ron Bevacqua, PlaNet Finance
Financing Agriculture Value Chains with Microfinance Services: Jerry Kwo, Oikocredit
The Role of Investors in Agricultural Value Chain Microfinance: Dominique Lesaffre, SIDI
The Role of Investors in Agricultural Value Chain Microfinance: Jurgen Hammer, Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation
The Multifunctional Platform: Linking rural agroprocessing with microenterprise development: Ellen Morris, Columbia University/Embark Energy
Microfinance and the energy needs in the agricultural value chain: Bernd Balkenhol, University of Geneva
Microfinance and the energy needs in the agricultural value chain: Diana Cazacu & Theophile Djedjebi, Advisionfinance
Financial inclusion and risk management in agricultural (micro) finance: Ron Weber, KfW
Value Chains in agricultural Microfinance Supply and demand- the case of coffee
growers in Colombia: Solene Morvant-Roux, UNIFR,
Green Performance Agenda: Geert Jan Schuite, Enclude/HIVOS
Green performance in microfinance: getting MFIs involved- Lessons learned from PAMIGA’s experience: Marion Allet, Pamiga
Risk management on the supply side of the value chain: Chirantan Banerjee, GIZ
The Role of ICT in Agricultural Value Chain Microfinance: Heino Kantimm, SAP
From seed to feed: How to finance agri business from small holder producers to consumers?: Michael De Groot, Rabobank Foundation
Click here to see the Program of the 4-5 July 2013 Frankfurt Workshop
"Impact of Mobile Money Services on
Microfinance Institutions" by Patricia Pulido, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
"Introductory Presentation on Mobile Money, Mobile Banking" by Michael Klein, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
"Microfinance, mobile banking and technologies" by Julia Abakaeva, Microfinance Specialist, Consultative Group for the Assistance of the Poor (CGAP)
"More than remittances - which financial
management needs do migrants and their families have and how can they be met?" by Christiane Ströh de Martínez
"Microfinance and adaptation to climate
change" by Davide Forcella, Université Libre de Bruxelles / Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique
Click here to see the Program of the Salamanca Workshop
Verónica Trujillo, PhD University of Salamanca, "The regulation of consumer protection" (English)
Miriam Matzanke, PhD University of Greenwhich, "Cross-borrowing and its impact on microentrepreneurs' indebtedness, repayment performance and well-being in Lima, Peru" (English)
Javier Sierra, PhD University of Salamanca, "The evaluation of microfinance and the enhancement of financial inclusion"
Vitalie Bumacov, PhD ESC Dijon, "The use of credit scoring and poverty scoring in MFIs in Latin America" (English)
Carmen Velasco, Co-funder Pro Mujer, "A true transformation: financial inclusion integrated with social inclusion, achievements, challenges and threats"
Francisco Joaquín Cortés, Cajamar Caja Rural & University of Almería, "New ways of financial inclusion in Spain"
Carmen Pérez, Freelance Consultant, "Microcredit for social inclusion"
Armando Muriel, NODUS Consultants, "Practices towards financial inclusion"
Ana Marr, University of Greenwich and and Julian Schmied, University of Postdam, "Financial inclusion in Peru" (English)
Fernando Rodríguez, University of Salamanca, "Financial inclusion measures, before and after the global Findex"
Verónica López, AFI Foundation, "Keys for measuring financial inclusion"
Carmen Velasco, Co-funder Promujer, "Protecting customer and avoid over-indebtedness: shared responsibility among stakeholders"
Jaime Durán, University Autónoma de Madrid, "Consumer Protection experiences in Latin America"
James Copestake, The Impact of Microfinance
Chuck Waterfield, Transparency in Microfinance - The client's perspective
Eva Terberger, Micofinance - Impact Evaluation
Christian Etzensperger, Impact - an Investor's Perspective
Matthias Adler, Enhancing Transparency and Creating Impact in Microfinance –Experiences of KfW
Olga Biosca, Microfinance non-financial services in Mexico: Design and Impact
Martin Schellhorn, Introducing Social Performance Management to better achieve the Social Mission – The Vietnamese case of TYM
Julia Meyer, Benchmarking Microfinance Investment Funds
Rainer Fitz, Impact - Growth
Sophie Wiesner, Do Clients Grow? – Microfinance vs. SME Finance
Charlotte Wagner and Adalbert Winkler, The Growth of Microfinance Clients
Dörte Weidig, Microfinance vs. SME Finance
Najma Azmat, Universite Toulouse 1 Capitole: "Commercialization of Microfinance (MF): How MF Institutions can attract investors?"
Malkhaz Dzadzua, CEO Crystal: "Investment and Regulation In Microfinance"
Dennis Hänsel, University of Mannheim: "The Challenge of Supervision in Microinsurance"
Hanns Martin Hagen, Chief Financial Sector Economist, KfW Entwicklungsbank: "Investing in MicrofinanceKey issues and the role of KfW"
Hanns Martin Hagen, Chief Financial Sector Economist, KfW Entwicklungsbank: "Regional MSME Investment Fund for Sub-Sahara Africa"
Sascha Huijsman, University of Groningen: "The impact of the economic and financial crisis on MFIs"
Michael Klein, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Harvard Kennedy School of Governance: "Technology, Regulation and Access to Finance"
Robert Lensink, University of Groningen and Wageningen University:"Commercialization of Microfinance"
Annette Krauss, University of Zurich, Center for Microfinance / Department of Banking and Finance: "Over-indebtedness and Microfinance: Constructing an Early Warning Index"
Thérèse Žák, GIZ: "Microfinance in India"
Matteo Marinangeli, Marche Polytechnic University: "Can the Poor Save More? Savings Devices in Dhaka’s Slums or: How the Poor Learned to Save on their OwnEmpirical Analysis and Financial Behaviors of HITAISHI BANGLADESH’s Borrowers"
Paul Kurgat, Solvay Brussels School: "THE ROLE OF SAVINGS IN MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS; Does it foster institution’s financial performance and outreach? (A Case of Kenya Women Finance Trust – Deposit Taking Microfinance)"
Phillipe Guichandut, Grameen Crédit Agricole: "Grameen Crédit Agricole and the challenges of working with rural MFIs"
NGUYEN Ngoc Anh, University Libre de Bruxelles: "Better poultry value chain development through microfinance in Vietnam"
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Ngoc Anh Nguyen, Master student, Université Libre de Bruxelles: Better livestock value chain development through microfinance in Vietnam
Amdework Berhanu Dilnessaw, Master student, State University of Bergamo: Integrating the value chain approach to MSE financing in Cap Verde: A case study of MSE clusters in the Tourism Sector
Ryan Hogarth, Master student, London School of Economics:The Potential Merger of Microfinance and Carbon Finance, A Mechanism for Small-Scale Technology Transfer
Marion Allet, Phd student, Université Libre de Bruxelles & Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne: The relevance of the environmental bottom line of Microfinance
Alessandra Incerti, PlaNet Finance Morocco: Human Capital against Poverty: Is investment in human resources an
efficient tool for development?
Anna Custers, Master student, London School of Economics: Furthering Financial Literacy: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Literacy Training Program in Bhopal, India
Alessia Paternoster, Master student, University of Trento: Gender differences in microcredit interest rates
Thilo Klein, PhD student, University of Cambridge: hy India’s Urban Poor Choose to Go Private: Health Policy Simulations in Slums of Hyderabad
Didier Krumm, Microfinance Health and Education Manager, PlaNet Finance: icrofinance Plus Health Programmes: Supporting The Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Luciano Bonomo, Master Coordinator and Senior Researcher at the CIC, University of Bergamo: efining Poverty Assesment for Microfinance Institutions: A framework to discuss
Friederike Lenel und Katja Kirchstein, PlaNet Finance Deutschland e.V.: Introduction II
Pim Engels, Tilburg University: Mission drift in Microfinance, the influence of institutional and country risk on the trade-off between the financial and social performance of MFIs
Vanessa Quintero, University Paris 3 - Sorbonne Nouvelle; Santiago Espinal, PlaNet Finance Colombia: Impact Assessment Applied
William Pariente, MIT Poverty Lab, Université Catholique de Louvain: Recent developments in the impact and mechanism of microfinance
Robin Gravesteijn, Oikocredit: The Progress out of Poverty Index
Florent Bédécarrats, CERISE: Social Performance Indicators
Edouard Sers, Planet Rating: Social Performance Ratings
Tonja van Gorp, University of Wageningen: Poverty Outreach of Microfinance in Ecuador
Kristina Czura, Goethe Universität Frankfurt: Impact evaluation of microfinance in Sri Lanka
Olga Biosca, University of Sheffield: Microfinance non-financial services in Mexico: Design and Impact
Florence Milan, University of Hohenheim: Social Performance of Rural Microfinance Institutions: Theory and Empirical Measurement
Mathilde Maitrot, University of Manchester: The Social Performance of MFIs in Rural Bangladesh
Aymeric Fuseau, PlaNet Finance: Poverty Scoring Tool for First Microfinance Foundation Egypt
Thorsten Beck, Tilburg University: The Role of Finance in Economic Development