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Norway throws the baby out with the bathwater

NORAD, the Norwegian equivalent of DFID or USAID, recently announced that it has all but ceased microfinance activities. The Norwegian Microfinance Initiative (NMI) is the only remaining large microfinance investor, although it is partially funded from the Norwegian public purse … Continue reading

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Fear Strikes the Microfinance Funding Sector

For all the scrutiny, academic research and press coverage that the microfinance has attracted over the years, one niche has been exempt: the investment community. This is now changing. Individuals, NGOs, investors, CSR departments, even governments, have largely had to … Continue reading

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