Organisation

AFC Agriculture & Finance Consultants international GmbH
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
AFC Agriculture & Finance Consultants international GmbH
Founding year: 
1973
Country: 
Germany
Total number of staff: 
30
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
3
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 0 and 20%
Type of organisation: 
For profit
 
Consultants and support services (such as rating, IT or law firms)
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Mr. Johannes Buschmeier
Address: 
Dottendorfer str. 82
53129
Bonn
Germany
Website:
Phone: 
+49 228 98 57 960
Fax: 
+49 228 98 57 979
Organisation summary
Mission: 

Our mission: AFC provides competent consulting services to support agricultural, agribusiness and financial sector development in cooperation with public and private sector organizations in developing and transition countries.

Our vision: AFC continue to be recognised by all stakeholders as a reliable company delivering sustainable solutions to projects in agriculture, agribusiness and financial sector development worldwide.

We will constantly build on our capacity: 

  • to provide qualified technical assistance based on the latest scientific know-how and lessons learnt
  • to maintain experienced staff trained in the most current sector-specific practices
  • to be seen as a trusted and responsible agriculture and agribusiness development partner
  • to expand access to finance
  • to improve overall living conditions in developing and transition countries around the world
Countries of intervention: 
Programmes open to all regions.
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Prudential regulation, Supervision, Interest rates and rate caps, Client protection, Supporting networks and associations, Strengthening national/regional microfinance support sector, Capacity building (focused on all MFIs), Non-prudential regulation, Product development, Risk management, SME finance, Agrifinance, Sustainable Energy finance, Microinsurance, Studies, Feasibility studies, Strategic and business planning, Fund management, Producer and marketing associations, Wholesale markets.
  • Intermediate level: Community-based finance solutions, Rural finance, Value chain development, Microfinance investment vehicules, Post-conflict/disaster microfinance, Business development services, Social impact/performance, Environmental microfinance, Urban finance, Gender, Youth, Health, HIV/AIDS, Ultra poor programs
  • Micro level: Financial product development and innovation, Energy products, or other products related to environmental issues, Delivery models (group, indiv.), Performance (financial and social), Ratings and external audits, MFI operations (e.g. general management, governance, finance and accounting, staff training, recuiting), Strategic planning, Marketing, Graduation of MFIs, Risk management, Management information systems
  • Other themes: Impact and performances studies, Sector mapping, Evaluation
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