17 Jun 2013

International Exposure Programme on Financing Agri-Business and Agro-Processing

June 5 - June 12, 2013 in Germany and The Netherlands

Organic Services organized the 2013 study tour on behalf of the College of Agricultural Banking (CAB), the training institution of the Federal Reserve Bank of India. The programme was designed for 19 chairmen and senior bankers from Public Sector Banks, Private Commercial Banks and Regional Rural Banks involved in agri-business.

The participants got deeper insights into the European agricultural sector along the various supply chains and learned about financing models of European agriculture and agribusiness.

Content of the study tour:

  • Presentations on the agricultural sector, agri-business and rural financing in Europe and Germany
  • Visit of organic farms, processing businesses and traders both in Germany and The Netherlands, providing a comparative picture
  • Visit of and interaction with different banks
  • Question & answer sessions, information exchange among participants, evaluation and reporting