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Rural Financial Institutions:Dynamics and Developmental Perspectives

 

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This book assesses the dynamics and developmental implications of rural financial institutions in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.A wide range of methods was utilized to understand the various types, characteristics and developmental impacts of such institutions largely dominated by the informal sector.The result identified various types of rural financial institutions to include osusu, money lenders, rotating savings,savings and credit clubs,suppliers credit, staff and social welfare scheme and money keepers. Osusu was the most popular evidenced in the high patronage and supports and which was available as a means of mobilizing savings and financing a range of small scale businesses.Given the importance of such financial institutions, communities devised various forms of traditional and cultural means of managing risk and maintaining the integrity of such institutions.The overall developmental impact of such institutions was noted in the areas of improvement in small scale businesses with direct and indirect contribution to the well-being of members of the rural areas. The book argues for a synergistic relations and linkages of the informal financial institutions with the State.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC52047
AuthorNseabasi S. Akpan
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages160
Publishing Year2012-04-24T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3659105128
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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