Rural Finance For Small Farmers: An Integrated Approach

This Women’s World Bank (WWB)Focus Note gives an introduction to the key steps for success in adapting microfinance to agriculture and rural areas. It includes risks, client assessment, branch set-up and an introduction of developing appropriate approaches and responsive financial products. The paper uses a Case Study of WWB’s work with ADOPEM Bank in the Dominican Republic to illustrate each step and key concept.

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