Robert Peck Christen
By Robert Peck Christen
Inclusive Finance and Segmenting Smallholder FarmersNot all smallholder farmers are the same. Of the 500 million smallholders in low- and middle-income countries, many need specialized financial services tailored to their agricultural activities.
Segmentation of Smallholder HouseholdsThis paper examines the challenge of providing financial services that support the multiple goals of rural households.
A Guide to Regulation and Supervision of MicrofinanceThis Guide updates CGAP’s 2003 Guiding Principles on Regulation and Supervision of Microfinance. The revisions reflect continuing developments in the global state of financial access for poor and low-income customers.
What Does Focusing on the Client Really Mean?Perhaps, we should start the conversation with family finances, how the poor generate their income, and the big expenses they incur along the way.