How to invest in poverty reduction - Oikocredit and NpM in OneWorld

27 October, 2016

In the past forty years, with investments in microfinance, Oikocredit has been giving small entrepreneurs in developing countries the extra needed boost. Sounds simple, but how does that work exactly?  

In OneWorld, Josien Sluijs, Director of the Inclusive Finance Platform (NpM) explains: "It is important that farmers are trained in what fertilizers they use, what crops grow best and how they can organize themselves. This allows them to increase their production and they have a better bargaining position. "

Read the full article in Dutch.

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