There is an increasing awareness that access to financial services can contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction. This study focuses on the delivery of financial services in Brazil, one of the world's most important emerging financial markets. It examines different aspects of financial service provision, and explores approaches to address problems of financial exclusion. Topics discussed include: microfinance schemes; private banking; rural finance systems; institutional infrastructure; and the role of government policy.Credit Cards for Farmers: Kisan The Kisan credit card scheme was introduced in India in 1998 so that farmers could gain easy access to credit for working needs in their agricultural operations. It as been opened to all farmers who areanbsp;...
|Title||:||Access to Financial Services in Brazil|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2005-01|