1 edition of Microfinance and forest-based small-scale enterprises. found in the catalog.
Microfinance and forest-based small-scale enterprises.
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-90).
|Series||FAO forestry paper -- 146.|
|Contributions||Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 90 ;|
|Number of Pages||90|
By definition, micro-enterprises are small businesses with minimal employees and capital. Due to a lack of quality education, jobs and training available to people in poverty in developing countries, micro-enterprises add value to the economy and lives by creating small business opportunities, improving income, and promoting commerce. The Economic Journal (F): Food and Agriculture Organisation (), Microfinance and forest-based small-scale enterprises, FAO Forestry Paper , Rome FMO () ‘Environmental and.
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Get this from a library. Microfinance and forest-based small-scale enterprises. [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.;] -- The paper shows how microfinance can help low-income households living in forest areas start up and run their own small businesses.
Giving poor forest-dwellers access to basic financial services is a. Buy Microfinance and Forest-Based Small-Scale Enterprises (FAO Forestry Papers) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Microfinance and Forest-Based Small-Scale Enterprises (FAO Forestry Papers): Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: : Books.
Lack of financial inputs and access to microfinance services is often a problem for local producers of forest products. This publication contributes to the International Year of Microcredit by focusing on finance issues for forest-based small-scale enterprises, as part of the forest sector's strategy towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals on reducing poverty and hunger.
This publication examines microfinance needs and constraints of small-scale forest-based enterprises.
It analyses the different types of microfinance institutions, the role that they can play in the forest sector given the characteristics of small enterprises and forest communities and their impact on local livelihoods and : FAO. Bees for Development is an international charity, specialising in alleviating poverty through beekeeping.
Beekeeping contributes to supporting sustainable livelihoods in poor and remote communities and honey bees provide an essential ecosystem service. The sustainable development of such enterprises is increasingly recognized as a key to poverty reduction but is often hindered by lack of financial inputs or poor access to microfinance services.
This book reviews the specific microfinance needs and challenges of small-scale forest-based enterprises, given that their activities are often.
Social constraints for accessing microfinance services: small-scale enterprises in South Africa. Finance institutions provide a range of financial services to the forest sector. In South Africa, however, lack of financing opportunities for forest-based small-scale enterprises has been identified as one of the key constraints to their development.
SMALL-SCALE FOREST-BASED PROCESSING ENTERPRISES FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS Rome, FOREWORD Small-scale forest-based processing enterprises comprise an important, but neglected, part of the forestry and forest industries sector.
They process a large part of the raw materials from the forest and supply some of the. Assessing Small and Medium Forest Enterprises' Access to Microfinance: Case Studies from The Gambia Article in Journal of Development Studies 49(3). Forest-based micro and small enterprises in Nepal: Review of status, constraints, scope and approach effectiveness March International Forestry Review 19(1) The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion Paper August Microfinance Country Study of South Sudan.
A spotlight on microfinance in a post-conflict environment. M-CRIL. Paper January Microfinance and Forest-based Small-scale Enterprises. Helping microfinance reach out to small-scale enterprises in forest areas.
Food and. Keywords: Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SME operators, Port-Harcourt City, Nigeria. Introduction Small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) are generally regarded as the engine of economic growth and equitable development in developing economies. They areFile Size: KB.
Small and medium enterprises are a key driver of current double-digit industrial growth of India; however, the shrinking domestic log supply has created a unique market opportunity for global forest-based industries.
This paper examines the major obstacles to investment in forests at the national and individual firm level and also the policy steps needed to overcome these by: 9. About million rural households in China have obtained forest property certification, which could serve as collateral to help households obtain microloans intended for forest management and investment.
However, it is still difficult for households to receive these loans using forests as collateral. The strong demand for loans from the Rural Credit Cooperative cannot be by: 2. enterprises.
These serve as complements and contribute to the development of micro-enterprises. This book will be useful to development practitioners, policy designers, students and researchers interested particularly in the roles of micro-enterprises in improving livelihoods of the poor people and local economic Size: KB.
Small-to-medium-sized forest enterprises (SMFEs) offer numerous benefits to rural communities and society as a whole. Less attention has been paid to the sustainability of SMFEs in terms of improving the livelihood of rural communities.
This study aims to assess the impact of SMFEs in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan, and evaluate their potential role in reducing poverty and promoting rural Cited by: 6. This publication examines microfinance needs and constraints of small-scale forest-based enterprises.
It analyses the different types of microfinance institutions, the role that they can play in the forest sector given the characteristics of small enterprises and forest communities and their impact on local livelihoods and : Ajwad, Mohamed Ihsan; Abels, Miglena; Novikova, Marina; Mohammed, Muderis Abdulahi.
Oluwalana; Oluwalana, ; Soaga etal., ). In addition, Forest-based Small-scale Enterprises (FB-SSEs) ire traditional forest enterprises that depend largely on timber, non-timber, and sometimes wastes generated from agricultural commercial activities as their raw materials.
About this book. In a neo-liberal era where society in the Developed World is reliant on mass-produced, cheap foods, and living standards are based on high consumption of non-renewable energy and materials, this book investigates the growing significance of sustainable systems in rural areas.
Community forestry and related small and medium forest enterprises (SMFEs) can contribute towards the achievement of REDD+ goals, since they can promote sustainable use and conservation of forests and, therefore, a reduction in forest-related carbon emissions.
Additionally, they can improve the quality of life of forest-dependant people by generating alternative sources of income and by:. Keywords: micro, small and medium enterprises, financing, economic development 1.
Introduction Definition and concept of micro, small and medium enterprises Enterprises may be classified by size, sector, organisation, technology and location.
From the perspective of policy and planning, size provides the most practical basis for File Size: KB.New Books Since May 11th, This list is updated every Thursday. Titles are arranged in call number order. To view previous lists, see our archives page.Our goal for the Green Value tool is to help forest-based initiatives gain confidence in conducting financial analyses so that they can improve their financial viability and long-term sustainability.
By developing a practical understanding of how financial analyses can be conducted for small-scale enterprises, it .