Microfinance course - Concept papers
Roberto Pasca di Magliano
Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Jan 10, 2017 - Political Science - 58 pages
organization of a specialized course to improve professional capabilities of local experts working in the field of microfinance in Uganda;implementation of the sustainability to be achieved in terms of microfinance projects’ dissemination by helping the new operators to the introduction of new initiatives in remote areas;improvement of the mobility of trained human resources in order to develop develop a comparative approach to microfinance, in paticular to the issue of microinsurance;creation of an internet portal, in both Italian and English, to open an interesting communicative window;improvement of the availability of relevant data in order to assess the progress and the impact of microfinance projects;sharing micro-entrepreneurial experiences that can create positive externalities to further expand productive activities;dissemination of best practices that will improve entrepreneurial skills, fostering greater impact on the socio-economic context.
The project results have been collected on three publications, whose contributions have been subjected to a scientific evaluation and approval of the scientific direction:The Socio-Economic Impact of Microfinance: the case of “Wekembe”The Uganda Microinsurance ContestMicrofinance course – concept papers
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