International Symposium

Cooperative Financial Institutions in Rural Development: Promise and Challenges

November 2-11, 2021

Simultaneous translation in French and Spanish
Traduction simultanée en français et espagnol
Traducción simultánea en francés y español

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Key Takeaways

Panelists and moderators from 25 global, national, and regional entities shared their knowledge and experience through seven sessions held over two weeks.

Over 375 attendees from 59 countries participated in the virtual sessions.

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BACKGROUND & AGENDA

AGENDA

2

November

2021

Opening Session

Discussion on the Overall Theme,
CFIs and Rural Development

Organizer

World Bank Group;
Rabo Foundation


3

November

2021

Panel 1

CFIs and
Rural Financial Inclusion

Organizer

World Bank Group


4

November

2021

Panel 2

Keys to Promoting Successful and
Contributive CFIs in Rural Areas

Organizer

Desjardins


8

November

2021

Panel 3

Regulation and Supervision for
Small Rural CFIs

Organizer

DGRV;
ICURN


9

November

2021

Panel 4

Involving Rural Women and Youth in
Strengthening and Expanding CFIs

Organizer

WOCCU


10

November

2021

Panel 5

CFIs and Agricultural Finance:
Opportunities and Challenges

Organizer

Rabo Foundation


11

November

2021

CoE Working Session

Center of Excellence
Working Session

Organizer

World Bank Group


11

November

2021

Closing Session

Next steps;
Concluding remarks

Organizer

World Bank Group