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Title Microfinance and poverty alleviation : case studies from Asia and the Pacific / edited by Joe Remenyi and Benjamin QuiƱones, Jr
Published London ; New York : Pinter, 2000

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Description xxvi, 293 pages ; 24 cm
Series Global development and the environment series
Global development and the environment.
Contents Foreword / Muhammad Yunus -- Preface / Harka Gurung -- 1. Financing a Revolution: An Overview of the Microfinance Challenge in Asia-Pacific / Mike Getubig, David Gibbons and Joe Remenyi -- 2. Is there a 'State of the Art' in Microfinance? / Joe Remenyi -- 3. Bangladesh: The Pioneering Country / Iftekhar Hossain, Javed Sakhawat and Ben Quinones / [et al.] -- 4. Microfinance in India: Adjusting to Economic Liberalization / Sanjay Sinha, John Samuel and Ben Quinones -- 5. Microfinance in Nepal: Coping with Dispersed Markets / Harihar Dev-Pant, Dipak Dhungel and H. Dieter Seibel -- 6. Microfinance in Sri Lanka: The Importance of Adapting to Local Conditions / Sunimal Fernando and Joe Remenyi -- 7. Microfinance in Indonesia: Experiments in Linkages and Policy Reform / Uben Parhusip and H. Dieter Seibel -- 8. Microfinance in Malaysia: Aiming at Success / Siwar Chamhuri and Ben Quinones -- 9. Microfinance in the Philippines: Battling the System / Ruth Callanta, Edgardo Garcia and Gilberto M. Llanto / [et al.] -- 10. Microfinance in the Pacific Islands: Adjusting to Aid Dependence and the Dutch Disease / Joe Remenyi -- 11. Microfinance For and By the Poor: Lessons from Experience / David Gibbons, Ben Quinones and Joe Remenyi / [et al.]
Summary "This new book collects the experience of microfinance practitioners in eleven countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Tonga. It is designed to provide an overview of the subject: why is microfinance so essential to poverty reduction, what is the current 'best-practice' and what kind of policy framework and regulatory environment is required?"--BOOK JACKET
Notes Copyright held by Asia-Pacific Development Council
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Microfinance -- Asia -- Case studies.
Microfinance -- Pacific Area -- Case studies.
Poor -- Asia -- Finance, Personal.
Poor -- Pacific Area -- Finance, Personal.
Poverty -- Asia -- Case studies.
Poverty -- Pacific Area -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author QuiƱones, Benjamin, editor
Remenyi, J. V. (Joseph Vincent), editor
LC no. 99044978
ISBN 1855676427 (hb)
1855676435 (pb)