33155-012: Rural Financial Services

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Following closure of the Development Bank of Vanuatu, there is no mechanism to promote the large scale provision of financial services to the agricultural and rural sector. The TA will examine a range of issues, including (i) establishing a credit window within the National Bank of Vanuatu for the agriculture sector; (ii) developing a microcredit program with special emphasis on women; (iii) provision of credit through the Credit Union League of Vanuatu; and (iv) the viability of introducing ... Read More

Country Vanuatu
Project Number 33155-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 3206
Approval Date 16 Jun 1999
Sector Finance
Subsector Microfinance
Safeguard Categories Environment: C


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