Policy and Regulatory Framework for Microfinance in Syria
Written by the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
Syria’s momentum toward financial reform and liberalization, along with the commitment of key policy makers to expand microfinance, portend a positive future for the economy and the country’s working poor.
Numerous options exist to spur further improvements and development of the microfinance sector. A strategic mix of technical assistance, high-level consensus building, and training and education would help to improve performance within the sector; bolster the understanding and capacity of implementers, regulators, and policymakers; increase transparency among microfinance providers (MFPs); and integrate Syria’s microfinance sector into the global microfinance industry.
Read the paper here.