folder The Rural Finance Landscape

69 pp. PDF. Also in French and Portuguese. (Guest publication)


pdf The Rural Finance Landscape: A practitioner's guide (.pdf) Popular


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This Agrodok describes current savings, lending, and insurance practices, identifies the service providers working in the informal, semiformal and formal sector and discusses current approaches and methodologies. It targets those who want to know more about rural finance as well as development practitioners concerned with identifying the financial services most appropriate for their project or organisations.

Ton de Klerk, published by Agromisa Foundation and CTA, Wageningen, 2008 (as 'Agrodok 49').

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Cet Agrodok décrit les pratiques actuelles en matière d’épargne, de crédit et d’assurance. Il identifie les prestataires de service actifs dans les secteurs informel, semi-formel et formel et aborde les pour et les contre des approches et méthodes adoptées. Cet ouvrage est destiné à tous ceux qui veulent en savoir plus sur la finance rurale ainsi qu’aux acteurs du développement devant trouver les services financiers les plus appropriés à leur projet ou à leur organisation.
(77 pages)

Ton de Klerk, Fondation Agromisa et CTA, Wageningen, 2008 ('Agrodok 49').

pdf Panorama das Finanças Rurais: Um guia para os profissionais do ramo (.pdf) Popular


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Este Agrodok descreve as práticas actuais de poupanças, empréstimos e seguros, identifica os provedores de serviços que trabalham nos sectores informal, semi-formal e formal e discute as abordagens e metodologias correntes. Destina-se, pois, a todos aqueles que querem alargar os seus conhecimentos sobre finanças rurais, assim como aos profissionais na área de desenvolvimento, engajados em identificar os serviços financeiros mais relevantes para os seus projectos ou organizações.
(78 páginas)

Ton de Klerk, Fundação Agromisa e CTA, Wageningen, 2008 ('Agrodok 49').

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