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Making finance work for Africa

Author: Patrick Honohan; Thorsten Beck
Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2007.
Series: World Bank e-Library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Making Finance Work for Africa takes a panoramic view of Africa's financial systems, both at the large scale ("finance for growth") and the small scale ("finance for all"). Things are changing for the better in African finance. Credit growth is underway after a long pause, solid new intermediaries are entering the marketplace, and the reach of microfinance is growing steadily. Finance can be a leading sector  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Honohan, Patrick.
Making finance work for Africa.
Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2007
(DLC) 2006038456
(OCoLC)76828748
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Honohan; Thorsten Beck
ISBN: 9780821369104 0821369105
OCLC Number: 100255174
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 240 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1 Setting the Scene; Figures; Boxes; 2 African Financial Systems: Depth, Breadth, and Efficiency; Maps; Tables; 3 Finance for Long-Term Growth: Enriching the Flow of Finance to Transform the Economy; 4 Finance for All; 5 Policy Choices in Current Conditions; Credit Appraisal; Appendix: African Relationship Lending; Enforcement; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: World Bank e-Library.
Responsibility: Patrick Honohan, Thorsten Beck.

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Making Finance Work for Africa takes a panoramic view of Africa's financial systems, both at the large scale ("finance for growth") and the small scale ("finance for all"). Things are changing for the better in African finance. Credit growth is underway after a long pause, solid new intermediaries are entering the marketplace, and the reach of microfinance is growing steadily. Finance can be a leading sector transforming African economies - by opening up business opportunities to a wider clientele and by channeling larger resources more effectively. By providing a key alter.

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