INFORMAL RURAL FINANCE An Aladdin's lamp of information

@article{Bouman1990INFORMALRF,
  title={INFORMAL RURAL FINANCE An Aladdin's lamp of information},
  author={F. Bouman},
  journal={Sociologia Ruralis},
  year={1990},
  volume={30},
  pages={155-173}
}
  • F. Bouman
  • Published 1990
  • Sociology
  • Sociologia Ruralis
Ever since development aid to low-income countries started some forty-odd years ago, policy and research with regard to rural credit have been limited to a one-sided emphasis on the role of formal financial institutions: commercial and nationalized banks, specialized agricultural development agencies set up by the government or international donors, village and regional cooperatives, or projects initiated by private Non-Governmental Organizations at home and abroad (NGOs). Little or no… Expand
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