The e-MFP Rural Outreach and Innovation (ROI) Action Group brings together multilateral organizations, donors, researchers, practitioners and investors involved in rural microfinance willing to address the challenge of providing adequate financial services to the estimated 500 million smallholder farmers in developing countries.

For the current AG activities visit the e-MFP ROI AG website-platform


Action Group Head

Marina Kortenbusch, BFC


Ms. Gabriela Erice


Action Group publications

European Microfinance Week 2016 Action Group Day presentations

Brief No.3 (in English, French and Spanish):
How do microfinance member based organizations successfully serve rural areas? The Role of Governance and Strategic Alliances
Additional documents & bibliography
Role de la gouvernance et des alliances stratégiques: Les modeles participatifs de microfinance en mileu rural: les éléments clés de leurs succès
Como las  organizaciones de microfinanzas basadas en miembros brindan sus servicios satisfactoriamente a las zonas rurales?

Policy Statement on Value Chain Finance:
How to support value chain finance in a smart way