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The Limits of Microcredit— A Bangladesh Case

  title={The Limits of Microcredit— A Bangladesh Case},
  author={J. Cons and K. Paprocki},
Microcredit has enormous potential as a tool for poverty alleviation. Yet as this strategy moves into the development mainstream there is an urgent need to reflect on its role in market-led development initiatives and its limitations, as well as its historic successes. There is significant risk in micro -credit’s often uncritical adoption. This risk is compounded by the systematic failure of many microfinance institutions (MFIs) to engage the communities where they work in the process of… Expand
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