The European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) with over 130 members is the leading network of European organisations and individuals active in the microfinance/financial inclusion sector in developing countries. e-MFP fosters activities which increase global access to affordable, quality, sustainable and inclusive financial services for the un(der)banked by driving knowledge-sharing, partnership development and innovation. » See more
The study from Rabobank Foundation, AgriProFocus, Food & Business Knowledge Platform and ICCO Cooperation, focuses on agrifood SMEs that form the 'missing middle': too large for micro-finance and too small for mainstream banks and private equity firms. A major conclusion is that there are very few investment funds that meet the financing needs of agrifood SMEs.