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Publications by rupert best
When CRS decided to shift the emphasis of its agriculture programs from subsistence-focused production to market-oriented enterprise development, it needed to both develop new approaches and build staff capacity to implement them.
To do so it turned to the concept of the "learning...More
Examines key lessons learned by Metemamen MF, a microfinance partner of CRS in Ethiopia, during the pilot testing of a new loan product for rural poor farmers. The paper shares the experience of the microfinance institution as it worked with CRS' agroenterprise initiative to design financial...More