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Speakers

Patricio Williams Becú

Founder & CEO - Pago Rural

Hemense Orkar

Corporate Services Vice President at AFEX Commodities

Hari Rajagopal

Head of Treasury and Strategic Alliances at Samunnati

German A. Vegarra

Founder and CEO of ADAPTA

Joana Petrova

Associate Director, Palladium Impact Capital, Palladium

Mariël Mensink

Rural Finance Consultant at Fair & Sustainable Consulting

Claude Torre

Project Manager, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Anastasiya Litvinova

Director, Capital Advisory Services, Palladium Impact Capital

Alexandre Kauffman

Agribusiness Investments Specialist at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Fabrizio Bresciani

Lead Regional Economist, Latin American and Caribbean at IFAD

Alejandro Escobar

Lead Investment & Operations Officer, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Hayden Aldredge

Manager at ISF Advisors

Esha Singh

Global Technical Specialist for ICT4D, IFAD

Leonard Mizzi

Head of Unit, Sustainable Agri-Food systems and Fisheries, DG for International Partnerships, European Commission

Ezra Anyango

Senior Program Officer, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Hernan Manson

Head Inclusive Agribusiness Systems, International Trade Centre (ITC)

Andrew Ahiaku

Director & Head of Financial Sector, Aceli Africa

Azeta Cungu

Rural Finance Officer, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Maarten Susan

Sr. Consultant, Moving Frontiers (K) Ltd.

Lorna Grace

Lead Regional Technical Specialist Rural Finance Markets and Value Chains, IFAD

Amanda Fernandez

Executive Director/Chief of Party of CATALYZE

Ayodeji Balogun

CEO, AFEX Commodities Exchange

Frank Rubio

Senior Coordinator, ad. interim, SAFIN

Hedwig Siewertsen

Head of Inclusive Finance, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Emily Kitongo

KM and Communications Officer, SAFIN

Michael von During

Technical Specialist, SAFIN

Prasun Das

Secretary General, APRACA

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SAFIN

The Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN) is a partnership of 53 institutions who share a commitment to accelerating access to finance for agricultural SMEs. The SAFIN Secretariat is hosted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance

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Palladium

Palladium’s major programs in agriculture SMEs and smallholder finance

International Fund for Agricultural Development

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Small Foundation

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AFEX Commodities Exchange

The reference point for commodities in Africa

SCOPEinsight

A global standard for professional and financially sustainable agri-SMEs

Aceli Africa

Catalytic market facilities & the effect of central bankpolicies on lending to agricultural SMEs in East Africa

Global Donor Platform for Rural Development

Bringing donors together around food systems and rural development

GAWA Capital

Building opportunities for low-income communities worldwide

Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions

Learn about the Banking Hub for public development banks and financial institutions of LAC region

Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association

Demonstrating leadership through partnership

SEAF/CEED Global

A look at the impact of our work since 1989

Chemonics International

Developing shared value by engaging the public and private sectors