What's Happening in the Missing Middle? Lessons from Financing SMEs

S. Alibhai, S. Bell and G. Conner | The World Bank

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the economic backbone of virtually every economy in the world. This compendium brings together several approaches to the SME story, exploring policies and frameworks to support SMEs, analyzing innovations in the SME finance realm, and describing some country specific examples. These lessons will provide SME practitioners with practical guidance for their work with the SME sector, and they will also inform and educate policymakers about interventions and approaches that they can consider.

Tunisia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Institutional Investors, Access to Finance, SME Finance & Leasing, Mobile Banking
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