Microfinance

a pathway from poverty

This collection of policy briefs cover research results from a multicountry research program on rural finance policies for food security of the poor, 1994-2000. It offers lessons learned from IFPRI´s 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. The 14 briefs cover the results of research undertaken between 1994-2000.

Author: 
Sharma, Manohar, ed.
Published date: 
2000
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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