The Schedule in December 2016

Study Visit Program

EXPOSURE VISIT TO BANK OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES (BAAC), THAILAND

13th – 19th December 2016

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Tuesday, 13th December 2016

Arrival and Check in at SD Avenue Hotel

Wednesday, 14th December 2016

09.00-09.30 Courtesy call on BAAC’s Executive at

BAAC’s Head Office

09.30-12.00 Briefing on Overview of BAAC’s Operation

-Policy support provided by Government.

-Policy of government to help farmers and

agricultural cooperatives

-Credit Services

-Credit Services for farm related and non-farm related activities.

-Lending Operation.

-Interest rate and client classification.

-Procedure of appropriation of Loan.

-Loan Rescheduling.

-Compensation for damage from Agricultural Relief Fund.

12.00-13.00 Luncheon

13.00-16.00 Micro Finance Delivery Systems

-Method of Loan Collection and Recover Strategies Micro Enterprises

– Credit Services for SME.

Thursday, 15th December 2016

07.30- 09.00 Proceed to Chonburi BAAC’s Provincial Office

09.00-12.00 Briefing on Joint Liability Groups

(Group Guarantee)

-Viewpoint of BAAC

-Role of the members of the group

12.00-13.00 Luncheons

13.00-15.30 Visit BAAC’s Client Farmers Group.

-Micro Enterprises Group

15.30-16.30 Check in at Grand Sole Hotel, PATTAYA

Friday, 16th December 2016

09.00-12.00 Back to Bangkok

12.00-13.30 Luncheons

13.30-16.00 Visit Population and Community Development Association (PDA)

Briefing on: PDA and Rural Development and Income Generating Projects

Saturday, 17th December 2016

09.00-12.00 Proceed to Ayutthaya province

Visit Bang Sai Folk Arts and Craft Center

12.00-13.00 Luncheons

13.00-16.00 Back to Bangkok

At your leisure

Sunday, 18th December 2016

09.00-11.00 Risk Management Tools (Innovations to reduce the cost as well as the risk of lending to the poor)

-Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives (AMCs)

-BAAC funeral Associations

-The Weather – Index Insurance: BAAC Pension Fund

11.00 -12.00 Wrap up and Discussion.

12.00-13.30 Luncheons

13.30-16.30 Cultural visits

Monday, 19th December 2016

Departure to Home Country