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Tanzania - Rural and Micro-Financial Services Project (English)

The Rural and Micro-Financial Services Project will achieve quality, and, enhance the returns on governmental and donor's investments in the sector. In addition, related industrial skills will be enhanced, and a systematic tracking program will be instituted to analyze common criteria initiatives. Within the strategic context, the project will contribute widely to broad-based growth and poverty reduction, through the expansion of financial inter-mediation to small-scale rural and urban clients. The project components will include: 1) formulation and approval of a national micro-finance policy, to endorse international best practices, and direct the Government's activity in the sector, diffusing inappropriate political interference; 2) design of legal, regulatory, and, supervisory frameworks, focusing on institutional strengthening. Recommendations for revisions in the law and regulations will be developed, for final review by stakeholders; 3) preparation of operational guidelines, covering: banking; cooperative financial institutions; non-governmental organizations; and, capacity building initiatives; 4) institutional strengthening of the Bank of Tanzania, to improve coordination, monitoring/evaluation of micro-finance activities, and develop its Cooperative Department; and, 5) technical workshops/conferences, to enhance micro-finance knowledge and skills.

Details

  • Document Date

    1999/08/04

  • Document Type

    Project Appraisal Document

  • Report Number

    19615

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Tanzania,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Doc Name

    Tanzania - Rural and Micro-Financial Services Project

  • Keywords

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Tanzania - Rural and Micro-Financial Services Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/965381468765031484/Tanzania-Rural-and-Micro-Financial-Services-Project