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Chapter 1 Introduction Sunita Kapila and Donald Mead
Chapter 2 Bangladesh—home based food-processing Sandra Yu
Chapter 3 Bolivia—dry beans marketing Heather Rawlinson and Pamela Fehr
Chapter 4 El Salvador—coffee production and processing Eric Hyman and Lisa Stosch
Chapter 5 Ghana—inventory credit, cereal storing, processing and marketing Jonathan Dawson
Chapter 6 Sri Lanka—ornamental fish production and marketing Sandra Yu
Chapter 7 Zimbabwe—light engineering, manufacturing and equipment hiring Jonathan Dawson
Chapter 8 Zimbabwe—oil-press manufacturing and marketing Jonathan Dawson
Chapter 9 Conclusions Sunita Kapila and Donald Mead
Sunita Kapila Sunita Kapila has worked in international development for over two decades, especially in small enterprise development in South Asia and Africa. She has worked in the areas of women's informal income generation, the acquisition of employable and entrepreneurial skills, strengthening of micro- and small entrepreneurs' associations, and urban governance. She has worked for and as a consultant with non-governmental organizations and donor agencies.
Donald Mead Donald Mead has over 40 years of experience as a development economist, including several long-term assignments in eastern and southern Africa. For the past 22 years, as professor of agricultural economics at Michigan State University, he has concentrated on prospects and problems of small enterprises and the design of effective interventions for the support of such enterprises.