The demand for financial services by the rural poor

This policy brief summarizes lessons learned from IFPRI’s multicountry program on rural finance and household food security with regard to the poors’ demand for financial services. The lessons are derived from detailed household surveys conducted in nine countries of Asia and Africa: Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Egypt, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, and Pakistan.

Author: 
Zeller, Manfred
Sharma, Manohar
Published date: 
2000
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Series number: 
1
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