are run, who takes part, and for what purposes the savings are used. It identifies the strengths of tontines, and suggests that in spite of the apparent desirability of linking tontines into the banking system through the mechanism of mutual guarantee associations, the informality
of tontines is unlikely to be compatible with bank regulations, and similarly bank procedures are unlikely to meet tontines members' requirements of speed and flexibility.
- A review of the European Investment Bank's lending to SSE in the ACP countries
- Book Reviews
- Integrated approaches to enabling the most vulnerable to participate in markets
- Reviews and resources
- Building frontline market facilitators' capacity: the case of the ‘Integrating Very Poor Producers into Value Chains Field Guide’