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Microenterprise Credit Programs: Déjà Vu
Abstract Microenterprises in low-income countries are the target of an increasing number of credit programs. These efforts resemble earlier problematic attempts to assist operators of small farmsExpand
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Fungibility and the Design and Evaluation of Agricultural Credit Projects
Agricultural credit is an important element in development efforts in most low income countries. Some countries such as India, Brazil, and Thailand assign credit a leading role in rural development.Expand
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The political economy of specialized farm credit institutions.
A paradigm, or pattern, incorporating financial logic and elements of political economy is developed to explain performance problems found in specialized farm credit institutions in low-incomeExpand
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Microfinance investment funds: leveraging private capital for economic growth and poverty reduction (Taschenbuch)
Microfinance investment funds are a recent development that will grow in importance. These funds expand the range of opportunities for financing microfinance institutions, enabling them to offerExpand
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Innovation in finance and movement to client-centered credit
Progression from product-centred to client-centered lending is made possible by innovation, which is by definition cost-reducing. Innovation in finance occurs in three ways: lengthening termExpand
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SELECTED SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCES IN AGRICULTURAL CREDIT AND RURAL FINANCE IN AFRICA / CREDIT AGRICOLE ET FINANCE RURALE EN AFRIQUE: UNE SELECTION DE CAS DE REUSSITE
Two of the most striking features of institutional credit in rural Africa since the 1960s are increases in government activity intended to provide more credit to farmers, and the size of the resourceExpand
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