eC2: Indonesia Agriculture Insurance Value Chain Mapping

Deadline: 24-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The IFC Indonesia Agriculture Insurance project objective is to contribute to increased _DSC8598investments in agriculture and rural communities by introducing insurance solutions to reduce the risks faced by farmers and lenders/businesses working with farmers due to adverse weather events/risks related to climate change (drought/flood/hurricane, etc.).

IFC invites proposals from qualified consultants/firms to conduct Value Chain Mapping of Agriculture commodities in Indonesia, with the objective of identifying promising Agriculture (index) insurance opportunities at different points along the value chain of at least 3 to 4 Agriculture commodities for this project.

The mapping is to provide a clear picture on: 1) Key agriculture commodities to target; 2) Market size/potential – number of farmers & premium volume; and 3) Distribution partners (Agribusinesses, banks, farmers organizations).

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Private Sector Development: Rabobank Foundation


Rabobank Foundation and the World Bank team up to strengthen financial rabobank-blogcooperatives for agrifinance.

The World Bank and Rabobank Foundation are teaming up to strengthen financial cooperatives in rural areas to improve financial services for smallholder farmers and agricultural SMEs.

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Short Term Consultant Agrifinance Specialist

Deadline: 20-May-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Tasks will include: Sector and value chain mapping market intelligence, Business _DSC0993development, Project design, implementation and delivery. Establish client-specific agribusiness credit policies in conjunction with clients Credit Risk Management division and the Business Lines (MSME and Corporate/Wholesale Banking).
Monitor adoption of newly acquired skills and practices by clients and take corrective action or alternative approaches where required. Develop training materials and deliver training for clients on agriculture lending at entry and intermediate levels. Ensure consultation with all key client stakeholders and buy in from Senior Management.

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eConsultant2: Short Term Consultant (STC) Agrifinance Specialist

Deadline: 30-Nov-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is seeking to employ a Specialist on a Short Term Consultant basis, with extInternational_Finance_Corporation_Logoensive experience in agricultural finance, risk management, and SME finance. He/She will support the Program in designing, implementing and managing client advisory services projects in Sub Saharan Africa, with a focus on French speaking countries in the region. He/She will report to the Program Lead and will work closely with the Senior Agrifinance Specialist, the Investment Officers and other Advisory Services staff.

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