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Decision tools in rural finance

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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the major cause of lower respiratory tract infection in infants. The rate of decay of RSV-specific maternal antibodies (RSV-matAb), the factors affecting cord blood levels, and the relationship between these levels and protection from infection are poorly defined. A birth cohort (n = 635) in rural Kenya, was studied intensively to monitor infections and describe age-related serological characteristics. RSV specific IgG antibody (Ab) in serum was measured by the enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in cord blood, consecutive samples taken 3 monthly, and in paired acute and convalescent ... market research, surveys and trends


Decision tools for rural finance
One striking characteristic of IFAD rural finance programmes has been the great variety of approaches and models promoted across regions. These models include, inter alia, financial NGOs, ROSCAs, financial cooperatives, financial services associations, Grameen Bank replications and self-help group models. Despite this great diversity, all these approaches often face similar issues and challenges, such as how to combine effectively their objectives of outreach and sustainability, how to improve their ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Regional strategy for rural finance: Western and Central Africa
USD 3 billion in 96 countries. The Western and Central .... Twenty percent of households have access to MFI financial services. In 2000, COBAC3 in Central ...... tentatively proposed, use Rural Finance decision tools (already developed ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Outside development group still on radar
NIAGARA FALLS — When the YMCA wanted to build a new recreational center in the City of Hornell, community leaders embarked on an aggressive fundraising campaign. Unfortunately, the drive fell short by about $2 million. In an effort to close the funding gap, city leaders turned to a nonprofit organization known as the National Development Council. Through the organization’s ties to a federal initiative known as the New Markets Tax Credit program, the city and the YMCA were able to secure enough private investment to move the $62 million project forward. “Without the tax credits and without NDC’s ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Remote agricultural policies limit women's input in farming
It’s every parent’s wish to have their children acquire a decent education. But to Ms Beatrice Nangobi 60, a resident of Nankodi ll village, Buseta Sub-county in Pallisa District, this has proven to be impossible. Nine out of her 12 children have never attended school and chances of acquiring formal education are skeletal since they have grown beyond allowable age for free education. Though she solely depends on farming for a living, Nangobi cannot recall receiving any government support for her agricultural livelihood. “I always hear of government supporting farmers through National Agricultural Advisory Services (Naads) but I ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Also in 2003, IFAD developed the Decision Tools in Rural Finance 19 which have the objective of guiding rural finance project design, implementation, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
How can public policy encourage an adequate supply of capital to ...
Jun 11, 2009 ... The Center's regional projects give regions the tools and ..... The principles that can guide public policy for rural financial markets are well-established. .... for shoring up the information base for public decision. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
the Rural Finance Program has been a source of numerous lessons about: .... choice of tools are necessary in order to avoid excessive/needless social costs. 8 ... Since every policy intervention is a political decision, a political ...
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