Commercial and Inclusive Value Chains
Malcolm Harper, John Belt, Rajeev Roy
In spite of the current wave of globalization, the majority of the world’s people remain poor, excluded from economic development. The aim of this book is to show that disadvantaged smallholders and other poor people can be included in modern integrated value chains, which are profitable for them, f...
Malcolm Harper, Ajaz Ahmed Khan
Microfinance institutions are today reaching hundreds of millions of clients throughout the global South, but the special needs of Muslim borrowers and savers, who wish to avoid any form of fixed interest, are badly served. The purpose of Islamic Microfinance is to introduce readers to the tenets of...
Selected by Malcolm Harper, this compilation comprises fourteen articles on the major developments in microfinance in the last twelve years. Some show how certain aspects of the field have changed quite dramatically, others cover issues which have continued throughout the period to preoccupy practit...
Chris Rolfe, Clare Rolfe, Malcolm Harper
Refugee Enterprise is concerned with income-generating projects for refugees from poor countries and now in poor host countries, such as Ethiopian refugees in Somalia or Afghan refugees in Pakistan. Many of these refugees cannot return home. They are neither allowed to become local citizens, nor can...