“TARDES [Turkish ALES] helped us expanding our customer base as well as agricultural banking products and services. We are able to increase our loan portfolio while ensuring a successful NPL management with better control of risk parameters.”
Agricultural Loan Evaluation System
ALES enables financial service providers to expand their agricultural lending in a low-risk, cost-effective, and faster way. This is achieved by automating the credit assessment process through an efficient and standardized scoring of agricultural loans.
An excel-based “Client Assessment Programme – CAP Tool” was developed for six commercial banks and MFIs in Tajikistan which laid the foundation of ALES.
ALES was developed with additional features, products and scoring for the use of Turkish financial institutions.
One of the largest private commercial banks in Turkey started using a web-based version of ALES integrated with its core banking system.
A centralized version of ALES (under the brand name of TARDES) was developed and offered for the use of whole financial sector in Turkey by the Turkish Credit Bureau (KKB).
A customized version of ALES for the Chinese agriculture sector was developed for a regional bank in China.
A web-based version of ALES tailored for the Azerbaijani agriculture sector was developed.
Micro-lending version of ALES was developed for the use of a Zambian microfinance institution.
Centralized version of ALES including cash flow analysis function was developed and offered for the use of whole financial sector in Azerbaijan by the credit agency of Ministry of Agriculture.
A specific version of web-based ALES was developed for an MFI operating in Kazakhstan.
“Farmer ALES” was developed for the use of farmers and extension service providers and launched for the first time in Azerbaijan.
ALES was customized in line with the Cypriot agriculture sector and offered to the use of a commercial bank in Northern Cyprus.
Egyptian ALES is currently being developed in cooperation with the country’s credit bureau and in consultation with the FIs.
Georgian ALES is currently being developed for the leading banks of the country in cooperation with the Georgian Agricultural and Rural Development Agency of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture.
Agricultural Loan Evaluations