Rural Finance is about providing financial services for people living in rural areas. This Learning Centre aims to assist organisations in developing countries to build their capacity to deliver improved financial services which meet the needs of rural households and businesses.
The report identifies innovations that can help bankers in developing countries to finance agricultural small and medium enterprises. The report highlights the most promising examples of innovative financing, risk mitigation and distribution models drawn from a stocktaking exercise of 100 global cases. The report primarily addresses private sector financial institutions in developing countries and therefore focuses on models from the private sector perspective.