FSDT Presents ‘The Gathering’
The Gathering is a one of a kind thought provoking series that triggers discussions on the future of the financial sector in Tanzania. Our fourth episode of the Gathering will deliberate on how the financial sector is mobilizing and deploying suitable capital for modernization, commercialization, and industrialization of agriculture in Tanzania.
The session will explore the following key areas
Local liquidity mobilization:
How can our financial system tap into local liquidity more efficiently? What tools and innovations are being put in place to attract more liquidity into the formal financial systems, and particularly for the agricultural related markets and sector?
Mobilizing longer term and affordable capital from new and existing base:
How are we mobilizing long term capital for agriculture related investments? How can banks and other financial sector actors play a more active role?
Innovations in financial products and services:
What are the innovative financial products, services, and solutions from FSPs for the purpose of agricultural modernization, commercialization, and industrialization that are able to overcome typical constraints in information asymmetry, poor market information, unregistered collateral, etc.?
Emerging financing models and collaborations:
What are the emerging collaborations, approaches, and business models that are facilitating suitable financial products, services, and solutions?
Policy in agricultural finance:
Where can policy help to further unlock capital mobilization for agriculture, financial product development and collaborations, and effective deployment of capital to farmers and agribusinesses for the purpose of modernization, commercialization, and industrialization?