Marie Michael Library

Title

Microfinance in the wake of conflict: challenges and opportunities

Author

Doyle, Karen

Description

This paper documents the practice of microfinance and microenterprise development in post-conflict situations. Microfinance is an economic development strategy that focuses on rebuilding and restarting local economies by providing needed financial services for enterprise creation. The paper documents preconditions essential to initiate a microenterprise development program. In addition to these criteria are a set of preferable conditions that facilitate implementation but that programs have done without in the short term.

File No

MBP-98/07-1

Agency

Microenterprise Best Practices

Date

July, 1998

Subject(s)

Post-conflict, Economic aspects

Pages

60, plus appendices