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This bi-monthly Newsletter serves to communicate about FAO's work on Rural Institutions, Services and Empowerment (RISE) and highlight the importance of institutions (both informal and formal) in reducing hunger and poverty in developing countries. Highlights about the work RISE carries out [...]
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The present study reviews recent trends in rural finance and investment in general, and in the agricultural sector in particular, within the Asian region. The analysis of these trends aims to offer a critical perspective on some of the main [...]
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A growing variety of public and private rural advisory services are available today, leading to increasingly “pluralistic service systems” (PSS), in which advisory services are provided by different actors and funded from different sources. However, these PSS and the way [...]
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Pluralistic Service Systems have emerged in many countries as a response to a decline in public sector extension and the increasing demand for market-oriented services. The diversity of service providers in PSS has the potential to make services more responsive [...]
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A growing variety of public and private rural advisory services are available today, leading to increasingly “pluralistic service systems” (PSS), where advisory services are provided by different actors and funded from different sources (Wongtschowski et al., 2013). This is generally [...]