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Exporting high-value food commodities

Success Stories from Developing Countries

World Bank Discussion Papers

Steven Jaffee

with the assistance of

Peter Gordon

The World Bank

Washington, D C.

Copyright © 1992

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ISSN: 0259-2108

Jacob Yaron is senior rural finance advisor in the World Bank's Agriculture and Rural Development.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Yaron, Jacob.

Successful rural finance institutions / Jacob Yaron. p. cm. —

(World Bank discussion papers; 150)

ISBN 0-8213-2018-1

1. Development banks—Asia.

2. Rural credit—Asia.

3. Agricultural credit—Asia.

4. Development banks—Asia—Case studies.

5. Rural credit—Asia—Case studies.

6. Agricultural credit—Asia—Case studies. I. Title. II. Series.

HG 1976.A78Y37 1992


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