Launch of the first FAR programme in French in Ouagadougou

29 October 2019

Ahead of the SAM (African Microfinance Week) 2019 in Ouagadougou, the first edition of the French-speaking training programme in rural and agricultural finance was held by ADA and FAO, through the CABFIN project. This programme aimed to strengthen the understanding of the issues and challenges of rural finance by executives of financial institutions in French-speaking Africa. For two weeks, 42 participants from 13 African countries were trained by 15 expert speakers in innovative techniques for accessing financial services for agricultural actors.