The latest Microfinance Banana Skins ranks the risk perceptions of practitioners and observers of the microfinance sector. Responses this year focused on microfinance institutions' ability to adapt and manage a sound business in such a fast-growing environment.
According to this new survey of the risks facing microfinance, completed at a time when the sector is undergoing profound changes, the greatest threats to the business lie in poor management and inadequate corporate governance.
Financial Access 2009 reports on new data from a survey of financial regulators in 139 countries. It is intended for a broad audience of policymakers, researchers, practitioners, and multilateral and bilateral investors.