“Impact-first agricultural lenders join forces” – Upsides – April 11, 2014

An article published in Upsides on April 11, 2014 reports that “seven international social lending institutions have announced the launch of the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF), an industry council focussed on creating a thriving, sustainable and transparent financial market to serve the financing needs of small and growing agricultural businesses in low- and middle-income countries worldwide. The alliance of social lending institutions, also referred to as impact-first agricultural lenders, was formally launched at the 11th Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, and will convene regularly to exchange learning, identify best practices and develop industry standards.”

You may read the article on the Upsides internet site.