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2011

Providing farmers with access to credit (Ghana)

Ghana

Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid (CORDAID) Netherlands

Titre : Providing farmers with access to credit (Ghana)

Région/Pays : Ghana

Code : Project ID 104676

Durée : Project period 01-06-2011 to 31-05-2014

Descriptif
Improving a new development company for providing rural financial services Small scale farmers in the poor regions of northern Ghana have difficulties making clear agreements on selling produce as they lack access to credit to improve their businesses. In response, AFS (ACDEP Financial Services), a new company established by ACDEP (Association of Church Development Projects) has set up a program to provide financial services to thousands of farmers.

Objectifs
The main objectives of this project are to provide access to credit for 12000 farmers and establish at least 10 cooperations with rural and commercial banks, while professionalizing AFS. Goals
Household incomes of small-scale farmers has been enhanced
Establish cooperations with rural and commercial banks increasing their loans to farmers
Provide access to credit for male and female farmers through strong farmer’s organizations

Mise en œuvre : Association of Church Development Projects

Financement : Cordaid ; Cordaid Microkrediet ; Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Budget
Total budget : € 807,816
Funding through Cordaid : € 807,816

Présentation : CORDAID

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