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Micro-finance for small-scale fisheries

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The micro-finance for small-scale fisheries brochure describes why microfinance is important for small-scale fisheries and aquaculture and gives insight in microfinance and how it works. The benefits of microfinance for small-scale fisheries are listed and challenges and solutions are discussed. The brochure also shows how to create an enabling environment for credit and microfinance services in support of blue growth and presents models for the provision of microfinance services to small-scale fishers.

Moreover, it contains some case studies from successful aquaculture and fisheries microfinance projects in the Gambia, India and Viet Nam.

Document Information

Document Type Reference Material
Author Suchitra Upare, Raymon van Anrooy, Tipparat Pongthanapanich, Fabiola Espinoza, Henry DeBey, Keyan Liu and Jackie Alder
Year of Publication 2020
Publisher FAO
Number of Pages 16
Region / Country Africa, Asia / The Gambia, India and Viet Nam
Primary Language English (en)
Keywords Microfinance, small-scale fishery
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