at the enterprises of low-income people. This article discusses the importance of technologies to the survival, growth, and expansion of those all-important production and processing microenterprises, and argues that credit alone is insufficient to generate the productivity increases needed
for long-term economic growth and poverty alleviation. The article analyses how external assistance can support technology innovation and dissemination, and examines the role of technological assistance in microenterprise programmes and ways in which development agencies can provide this assistance.
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