SME lending is core to the global economy and one of the most competitive areas of fintech and alternative finance. With governments pouring billions into state-backed lending, what will the long term impact of BBLS and CBILS be?
Time: 6:00 AM ET or after on demand
Gender norms are playing a central role when it comes to access and use of agriculture technologies. How can we make these technologies more gender sensitive/neutral?
The online session will cover:
1. Current gender roles in agriculture in the global south
2. The role of technology in mainstreaming gender in agriculture- both from the perspective of reducing drudgery in existing roles and also getting women’s participation in additional roles
3. Existing technologies which are not gender sensitive and a discussion around how to make them gender sensitive
4. Best practices that should be followed in designing, developing, deploying, and commercializing gender sensitive agricultural technologies
Time: 16:30 pm IST
Micro, Small and Medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and its work force are hard-hit by the COVID-19 outbreak and its economic downturn. In response to the crisis, different stakeholders are implementing diverse strategies to minimise the consequences.The webinar participants will exchange lessons and solutions that their organisations have implemented to support MSMEs in their respective networks.Time: 11 am EAT