Microfinance helps poverty reduction and fisheries management

Topic :

The aim of this policy brief is to:

  • Analyze trends in thinking and practice on finance for poverty reduction
  • Examine how small-scale fisherfolk use financial services, with a focus on West Africa
  • Identify the main issues and challenges in providing microfinancial services to fishing communities
  • Show that microfinance can be used to support fisheries management
  • Outline recommendations to improve the availability of suitable financial services in small-scale fisheries

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