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Rural finance

Rural finance

Goodland, Andrew, Onumah, Gideon, Amadi, Juliana and Griffith, Geoffrey (1999) Rural finance. Natural Resources Institute Policy Series (1) . Natural Resources Institute, Chatham Maritime, Kent, UK. ISBN 0859545075

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Abstract

This paper explores issues and experiences in rural finance, focusing on its potential to alleviate poverty in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Consideration is given to the types of services demanded by the rural poor. Women have a special position in this because they are poorly served by existing services, despite their predominance among the poorest sectors of society, and the important role they play in the rural economy.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: © The University of Greenwich 1999
Uncontrolled Keywords: rural finance, Africa, poverty, rural poor, urban poor, financial services, savings mobilization, credit, microfinance, informal financial services, supply-led approach, rural livelihoods, productive finance, consumption credit, formal financial sector, NGOs and finance, self-help groups
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Food & Markets Department
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Last Modified: 17 Jun 2016 09:43
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Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/11114

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