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DRN 1986 Vol. IV No. 6: Savings Mobilization in the Philippines: Focus on the Rural Sector

There is a great potential for mobilizing savings in financial forms in the rural areas provided the price for savings in financial terms is right. Even if farmerís receipt and disbursements are not synchronized, the surpluses gained during the harvest season can still be translated into financial savings if rural institutions offer attractive instruments whose features suit the farmersí preferences. These are just few of the observations of Dr. Mario Lamberte. Find out more in this DRN issue.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
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Lamberte, Mario B.; savings mobilization; rural credit; credit policy; rural banks; rural poor; credit program; rural sector; credit market; savings; credit access;
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