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Rural and Agricultural Finance in Conflict-Affected States

Organization(s): 
Development Alternatives
Author(s): 
Lauren Mitten
Institutional Sponsor: 
United States Agency for International Development
Publication date: 
Friday, June 1, 2007

This RAFI Note explores the challenges of developing rural and agricultural finance in conflict-affected states. It describes some of the necessary preconditions for rural and agricultural finance development and highlights some of the implications for program design and implementation. The Note concludes by outlining some of the considerations for donors and practitioners interested in supporting finance programs in conflict-affected states.