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Success Stories from Developing Countries
World Bank Discussion Papers
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The World Bank
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Copyright © 1992
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Jacob Yaron is senior rural finance advisor in the World Bank's Agriculture and Rural Development.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Successful rural finance institutions / Jacob Yaron. p. cm. —
(World Bank discussion papers; 150)
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