Rural development

Many rural households are involved in agriculture by default as part of a largely informal economy with few job opportunities and limited access to education. When Rabobank imagines a better world it is one of rural livelihood, where everyone has access to good living conditions including education, healthcare and adequate nutrition. These conditions – vital to human development – require a solid financial sector and agribusiness infrastructure.

Rabobank contributes to a sound and sustainable financial infrastructure, even in less densely populated regions of developing and emerging economies. The bank’s past reveals how big its impact on rural livelihood can be, and we believe it can help to solve the global food security issues of the future. Rabobank’s strategic partners distribute appropriate financial solutions and technical knowledge to their clients. By adopting new technologies they make innovation accessible at all levels of the food value chain, meeting the needs of the present without compromising the wellbeing of future generations.