BFC was contracted by the EBRD to perform a comprehensive market assessment of the agricultural sector in Azerbaijan, identify development opportunities for the EBRD “Azerbaijan Agricultural Finance Facility” (AzAFF) and advise EBRD on how to develop a technical assistance programme that would contribute effectively to agricultural development in Azerbaijan by addressing gaps in access to finance and other relevant areas.
The main goal of the project was to enable an MFI in Jordan to reach out to the “un-bankable” segment of small enterprises via development of new products and lending methodologies.
BFC was contracted to perform a baseline analysis of the status of access to finance for MSMEs in Azerbaijan and identify key constraints to private sector growth and enterprise performance arising from lack of access to finance.
The Kyrgyz Rural Finance Program (KRFP) is a Technical Assistance project financed with funds from the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation (BMZ) and managed by KFW and the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic (MoF).
The programme objective is to contribute to the development of rural areas in Kyrgyz Republic by fostering employment and economic growth via improved access to financial services.
BFC was contracted to conduct the analysis of the current status of MSME finance in Georgia in order to obtain primary country-specific data regarding the demand for financing of MSMEs and to identify key constraints on the demand side affecting access to finance.
BFC was selected by SDC to undertake a brief study of the agricultural insurance market in Georgia and identify options for development of a national agricultural insurance scheme.
BFC was contracted by KfW to build on the findings and insights produced as a result of the successful completion of the Needs Assessment Report at the bank in order to help the Bank to develop and strengthen its overall strategy and planning processes, internal procedures, organizational set up, banking functions, product offerings and staff capacities. (more…)