Rural Credit: An Assessment of Sources and Types Available in Bangladesh

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This paper is based on a study sponsored by DFID-Post Harvest Fisheries Project and carried out in 1996. Its objective was to identify and record the sources of credit for the rural poor in Bangladesh. Institutions that provide facilities other than credit have also been mentioned in the paper. The paper discusses the policies, programmes, performance, strengths and weaknesses of four types of credit institutions in Bangladesh, i.e., banks, semi-Government organizations, Government organizations and Non-Government organizations.

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Document Type Document
Author Hannan, M.
Year of Publication 1996
Publisher Post-Harvest Fisheries Project, Bangladesh. Department for International Development.
Number of Pages 67 pp.
Edition BOBP Information Bulletin
Region / Country Global, Asia, Southern Asia / Bangladesh
Primary Language English (en)
Keywords Rural Finance, Financial Institutions, Agricultural Credit, Banking
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