of financial services to these businesses, both at the wholesale and retail levels. Rather than focusing on one specific type of institution as the viable alternative, the overall supply of financial services to women microentrepreneurs – credit for enterprise and household investments,
savings and payment services – should and does come from a variety of institutions including NGOs, banks, credit unions and other formal and semi-formal financial intermediaries. This variety will contribute to a larger and more efficient supply of financial services to heterogeneous
groups of microentrepreneurs in the region.
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- What is cocoa sustainability? Mapping stakeholders’ socio-economic, environmental, and commercial constellations of priorities
- Impact assessment of commodity standards: towards inclusive value chains
- Development impact bonds: learning from the Asháninka cocoa and coffee case in Peru
- New approaches to MSME lending: challenging traditional credit assessment models in electronic cash-flow environments