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  1. Key Resource 1990-01-01 Income generation schemes in urban areas of the Third World are many and varied. However, too often such schemes fail to achieve sustainable economic viability and depend on continued funding by development agencies. This book examines the reasons for failures or successes and stresses that those...
  2. Key Resource 2003-01-01 Microenterprise Development (MED) has been embraced with great enthusiasm by mission groups. Over 1200 Christian organisations are currently implementing MED in the two thirds world. But many of these efforts begin with little understanding of the basic fundamentals of creating a credit culture,...
  3. Key Resource 2005-01-08 People are expected to work to be able to earn their daily bread. But in a world with increasing levels of unemployment, it gets harder every day to find work. This book presents a variety of methodologies to respond to this need, and explains how the promotion of productive economic activity...
  4. Key Resource 2002-06-10 This book presents the findings and a comparative analysis of seven case studies that challenge current beliefs about good practice in the provision of business development services (BDS) to small and microenterprises. The book also highlights issues concerning the assessment of impact,...
  5. Key Resource 2013-01-01 The ECHO Asia Regional Office receives frequent inquiries from small organizations seeking input and other assistance relatedto their agricultural initiatives, including questions such as the following: How many acres would it take to grow enough food (other than rice) to feed 38 people year...