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Oliver B.

Agricultural Economist

Master's DegreeEgerton University


Oliver Barasa is a Senior Analyst at MicroSave’s Private sector domain focusing on agriculture financing areas. I have over 11 years’ experience in livelihoods, financial inclusion and value chain development in Africa and South East Asia. My work focuses on design and delivery of financial inclusion solutions through value-chain analysis, rural finance systems, sub sector and institutional analysis, market research, strategy formulation, pilot test design and review, process diagnostics and re-engineering, risk management. Some of his recent work focuses on designing and delivery of financial products,institutional assessment, Agro-value-chain analysis,Climate smart agriculture, Microinsurance product marketing development, agency banking assessment and training and Rural finance


  • economic policy
  • research & development
  • financial services
  • industry / manufacturing
  • finance
  • test
  • ghana
  • kenya
  • nigeria
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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