Improving rural finance in developing countries

A. Braverman, M. Huppi

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5 Scopus citations


The record on directed and subsidised credit to farmers has been poor. There is little evidence that it has a favourable impact on agricultural productivity. Policy reforms directed at the institutional structure of individual rural economies should be backed by careful analysis of interest rates and an assessment of successful group lending or cooperative schemes. -M.Amos

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-44
Number of pages3
JournalFinance and Development
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Development
  • Finance


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