This publication examines access to microcredit and microfinance and looks at how to improve access to microcredit and microfinance through savings and credit cooperatives. It examines the structure and infrastructure of microcredit and microfinance and examines the legal and regulatory framework and constraints of microcredit and microfinance institutions. It deals with the issues of growth and sustainability of microfinance institutions. It looks at the applications of microcredit in financing low income housing. It explores the impact of microcredit and microfinance. It also provides case studies of microfinance development, operational experiences and the factors for success.
ISBN Series Number:- Not available - ISBN: 92-1-131752-5 HS Number: HS/767/05E Series Title:- Not available - Pages: 125 Year: 2005 Publisher: UN-HABITAT Co-Publisher :- Not available - Languages:
Themes: Urban and Regional Economy, Urban Economy and Financing Shelter Countries: Branch/Office:
Urban Finance Section