Enterprise Development & Microfinance

Index Categories

Agriculture-related issues
Articles by region: Asia
Articles by region: Australasia
Articles by region: Africa and the Middle East
Articles by region: Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
Articles by region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Articles by region: North America and Europe
Business environment and reulation 
Business Development Services
Environmental issues
Fair trade and ethical issues
Impact assessment
Marketing
Microfinance
Microfinance – commercialization
Microfinance – institutional issues
Microfinance – products
Microfinance – policy
Microfinance – self-help groups and financial co-operatives
SME development – policy
Poverty targeting
Technology and industrial subsectors
Training and entrepreneurial issues
Value chains
Women and gender issues


 

Agriculture-related issues       

Alimardanov, Elchin, Kamran Abdullayev, Cathy Rothenberger and Anna Young: Livestock services for small-scale cattle holders in rural Azerbaijan 17(4)
Bianchi, Tito and Lynn Pikholz: Business development services for small producers in southern Italy - the case of ASSOFRUIT 13(1)
Coulter, Jonathan, John Millns and Anne Tallontire: Increasing smallholders' involvement in high-value horticulture-lessons from Zimbabwe 11(3)
Gruninger, Beat, Hester Prummel and Cesar Colussi: Non-GMO soybean production—a new chance for small farmers in Brazil 10(4)
Harper, Malcolm: Farm credit and microfinance – is there a critical mismatch? 16(3)
Marais, Lochner: Making markets work for the poor: the case of emerging wool enterprises in South Africa 17(4)
Mendoza, René and Johan Bastiaensen: Fair trade and the coffee crisis in the Nicaraguan Segovia 14(2)
Mosley, Paul: Insurance against poverty? The 'new generation' agricultural microinsurance schemes 12(1)
Udomkit, Nuntana and Adrian Winnett: Fair trade in organic rice: a case study from Thailand 13(3)

 

Articles by region: Asia

Albee, Alana and K.D. Reid: Women and urban credit in Sri Lanka 2(4)
Ali, Mansoor: Single service – double benefit: the sweepers of Karachi 15(2)
Alimardanov, Elchin, Kamran Abdullayev, Cathy Rothenberger and Anna Young: Livestock services for small-scale cattle holders in rural Azerbaijan 17(4)
Appleton, Helen: Technical innovation by women – implications for small enterprises 5(1)
Appleton, Helen and Priyanthi Fernando: ‘Do It Herself’ – Women and technical innovation in Asia 2(1)
Bagasao, Ildefonso: Migration and development: the Philippine experience 15(1)
Bhargava, Pradeep: The role of promotional organizations in the non-farm sector 6(2)
Biswas, Smita: Housing is a productive asset – housing finance for self-employed women in India 14(1)           
Bogaert, Michael V.d.: Group entrepreneurship – a way of banking on the strength of the rural poor 3(2)
Boocock, Graham and Mohammed Noor Mohammed Shariff: Loan guarantee schemes for SMEs – the experience of Malaysia 7(2)
Boonyabancha, Somsook, interviewed by Tom Kerr: Making development budgets work better:  housing loans and poverty reduction in Thailand 14(1)
Bruun, Ole: Small enterprises in the Chinese experience 1(3)
Chico, Leon: Bridging the technology gap 2(2)
Chaudhury, Iftekhar A. and Imran Matin: Dimensions and dynamics of microfinance membership overlap - a micro study from Bangladesh 13(2)
Chi, Renyong and Nan-Ting Chou: Small enterprise development: evidence from China 14(2)
Chong Li Choy and Mark Goh: Franchising – a vehicle for entrepreneurship development in Singapore 8(2)
Small enterprises in Singapore’s economic development 5(4)
Chowdhury, A.M.R., M. Mahmood and F.H. Abed: Credit for the rural poor – the case of BRAC in Bangladesh 2(3)
Cracknell, David: Microfinance regulation in Bangladesh-a long path to progress 11(4)
Dasgupta, Nandini: Policy implications for environmental improvements in India's SSIs 11(2)
Dawson, Jonathan: Facilitating small producers’ access to high-value markets: lessons from four development projects 14(2)
Dhungana, B.P.: Promoting effective linkages between small, medium and large industries in Asia and the Pacific 4(3)
Dichter, Thomas W.: Compromise and cheating in small enterprise development 5(2)
van Dijk, Meine Pieter: Small enterprises and the process of globalization and regional integration 4(3)
Din, Mohammed Salleh H.J. and Allan A. Gibb: Universities, small businesses and entrepreneurship education – towards a holistic approach 1(4)
Evans, Richard, Murdoch Gatward and Andy Redfern: Measuring the developmental impact of small enterprise development using social accounting techniques 9(3)
Feekes, Fons: Extending small credits profitably in Indonesia 4(2)
Field, Mike and David Knopp: ‘Business linkages and producer groups in Bangladesh – options for rural microenterprise development’ 14(4)
Gibson, Alan and Mark Havers: Supporting small business membership organizations 6(2)
Gupta, S.K.: Entrepreneurship development training programmes in India 1(4)
Haggblade, Steven: A proposal for monitoring small enterprise promotion 3(4)
Hailey, John: The politics of entrepreneurship – affirmative-action policies for indigenous entrepreneurs 3(2)
Halder, Shantana R.:     BRAC’s Business Development Services – do they pay? 14(2)
Harper, Annie: Group-based management of savings and credit – the case of AKRSP, Pakistan 9(2)
Harper, Malcolm: Biogas – second thoughts 2(3)
Evaluating entrepreneurship development programmes in India 3(4)
Musharaka partnership financing – an approach to venture capital for microenterprise 5(4)
The prevention of child labour – ASSEFA in southern India 9(3)
Self-help groups – some issues from India 7(2)
World Development Report 1990: Focus on Poverty 1(3)
Harper, Malcolm: Micro-privatization - public service delivery through private microenterprise 12(2)
Harper, Malcolm and Zhai Wen: School-owned businesses – some insights from China 15(2)
Harper, Malcolm and Marié Kirsten: ICICI bank and microfinance linkages in India 17(1)
Havers, Mark: NGOs as agencies for small enterprise development 2(3)
Havers, Mark: Micro and small enterprise leasing—lessons from Pakistan 10(3)
Henriques, Michael and Robert E. Nelson: Using franchises to promote small enterprise development 8(1)
Hulme, David: Replicating finance programmes in Malawi and Malaysia 4(4)
Jackelen, Henry: Building banking from below in Bangladesh 10(3)
Jazayeri, Ahmad: Rural Financial Service Associations – the concept 7(2)
Jones, Linda and Alexandra Snelgrove: From behind the veil: industry-level methodologies for disadvantaged communities in Pakistan 17(2)
Karunakaran, C.E.: Venture finance and Indian small industry – can they ever meet? 5(4)
Kashyap, Pradeep: Marketing rural products in India 2(2)
Kraus-Harper, Uschi: ‘Entrepreneurship development’ for enterprising women 2(1)
Lacoste, Jean-Paul: What kind of savings products do poor women need? The experience of SHDF 12(3)
Lalkaka, Rustam: Incubating small entrepreneurial businesses in economies in transition 5(3)
Levitsky, Jacob: Credit guarantee schemes for SMEs – an international review 8(2)
Science Parks and business incubators in the promotion of innovative SMI 2(2)
Venture capital for small enterprises a review 5(4)
Levitsky, Jacob: Asian meeting on BDS for small enterprises 11(3)
Lewis, David J.: Understanding rural entrepreneurship in a Bangladesh village – individuals, roles or structures? 7(4)
Manaktala, Shivani: IDE (India)’s market creation approach to development 16(2)       
Mannan, M.A.: Small business and the changing policy environment in Bangladesh 4(1)
Marino, Pascal: Microfinance in Asia  and the Pacific: what progress towards the Microcredit Summit goals? 15(4) 
Matin, Imran: The very poor who participate in microfinance institutions and those who never have 16(3)
Mccord,Michael J.: Health care microinsurance-case studies from Uganda, Tanzania, India and Cambodia 12(1)
McGuire, Paul B.: Second-tier microfinance institutions in Asia 9(2)
McGuire, Paul B. and John D. Conroy: Bank-NGO linkages and the transaction costs of lending to the poor through groups 8(1)
Mckenzie, John: Creating a market in management training for Vietnam's private firms    12(2)
Meier, R. and M. Pilgrim: Policy-induced constraints on small enterprise development in Asian developing countries 5(2)
Miehlbradt, Alexandra O.: Assessing markets for business development services: what have we learned so far? 13(3)
Mishra, Debi Prasad and Tushaar Shah: Analysing organizational performance in village co-operatives 3(1)
Mosley, Paul: Insurance against poverty? The 'new generation' agricultural microinsurance schemes 12(1)
Nadvi, Khalid: International competitiveness and small firm clusters – evidence from Pakistan 9(1)
Nak Ki Baek: The exploitation of niche markets by small and medium Korean enterprises 3(3)
Nam Dae-Woo: Linkages between large corporations and small and medium enterprises in Korea 4(3)
Noponen, Helzi: The Internal Learning System for participatory impact assessment of microfinance 12(4)
Pal, Mariam S.: Replicating the Grameen Bank in Burkina Faso 8(1)
Patole, Meenal and Orlanda Ruthven: Metro moneylenders – Microcredit providers for Delhi's poor 13(2)
Peace, Gill and David Hulme: Microenterprise and children what are the intra-household impacts of income-generating programmes? 5(1)
Phansalkar, S.J. and M.S. Sriram: Business development services for small enterprises - a study of Hyderabad, India 12(2)
Potter, Ian H.F. and Timothy Le Breton: Enterprise credit in Pakistan’s Northern Areas 4(2)
Premchander, Smita: Income-generating programmes for rural women – examining the role of NGOs 5(1)
Purushotham, P.: The case for lock-up storage facilities for microenterprises in India 10(2)
Puroshotham, P.: China’s township enterprises 9(1)
Quiñones Benjamin R.,: Financial linkages in the Philippines: constraints and success factors  17(1)
Rahman,S.M.: Regulating microfinance NGOs in Bangladesh 11(4)
Ramachandran, K.: Poor women entrepreneurs – lessons from Asian countries 4(1)
Reid, Madeleine: Business regulation and poor entrepreneurs in urban India 4(1)
Rodriguez, Edgard R. and Gwendolyn Tecson: Liberalization and small industry – have manufacturing SMEs in the Philippines benefited? 9(4)
Rowlatt, Amanda: Microfinance – involving banks 8(2)
Ruffing, Lorraine: Business linkages, foreign direct investment and meeting the millennium goals 16(4)
Sandee, Henry: Promoting small-scale and cottage industry clusters in Indonesia 9(1)
Sen, Biswajit and Vijay Mahajan: A sub-sectoral approach to small business and microenterprise development 4(3)
Sinha, Sanjay: The performance of rated microfinance institutions in South Asia 13(2)
Sirisena, N.I.: Credit guarantee schemes in Sri Lanka 9(4)
Srinivasan, Girija: Linking self-help groups with banks in India 13(4)
Stanton, David J.N.: Income generation in NGOs and the contribution of appropriate technology 4(4)
Stewart, Frances: Macro-policies for small-scale industry and Appropriate Technology 1(3)
Subrahmanya, M.H. Bala: Shifts in India’s small industry policy 9(1)
Taimni, K.K.: Meeting small enterprises’ training needs – lessons from the ILO-MATCOM project 5(2)
Timberg, Thomas A.: Small enterprise promotion in India 1(1)
Tomecko, Jim: Using market-led tools in the design of BDS interventions in Nepal 11(3)
Tomecko, Jim:  Case studies of BDS market development interventions in weaker markets 14(4)
Titus, Mathew: Building the regulatory framework for microfinance in India 11(4)
Tsang, Eric W.K.: The changing role of supply and marketing co-operatives in China 5(3)
Udomkit, Nuntana and Adrian Winnett: Fair trade in organic rice: a case study from Thailand 13(3)
Vachani, Sushil: Lessons from successful Indian cottage firms 2(3)
Vakacegu, Daphne E.L. and Malcolm Harper: The Marama Co-operative Society, Fiji 3(1)
Van Bussel, Peter: Business support and the importance of the business network 9(4)
Wang Zhonghui: China’s Policies towards collective rural enterprises 4(1)
Wickramanayake, Ebel and Wen Ming: Problems facing individual industries in Jinning county, China 6(4)
Witter, Sophie: Income generation in Vietnam – the early experiences of Save the Children (UK) 4(4)
Wright, Graham A.N., Robert Peck Christen and Imran Matin: Introducing savings services into ASA, a microcredit institution 12(3)
Young Joon Park: Venture capital for small enterprises in Korea 4(2)
Young, Robert C.: Policy biases, small enterprises and development 4(1)
Yaqub, Shahin: Empowered to default? Evidence from BRAC’s micro-credit programmes 6(4)

 

Articles by region: Australasia

Chamard, John and Michael Christie: Entrepreneurial development in Aboriginal communities in Australia and Canada 4(1)
Dickson, John: Culturally sustainable rural enterprise development in Papua New Guinea 6(1)

 

Articles by region: Africa and the Middle East

Abuodha, Charles and Roger Bowles: Business licence reform in Kenya and its impact on small enterprises 11(3)
Abugre, Charles: When credit is not due – financial services by NGOs in Africa 4(4)
Adegbite, Oyeyemi: SME development under the structural adjustment programme in Nigeria 8(4)
Allen, Hugh: Village Savings and Loans Associations – sustainable and cost-effective rural finance 17(1)
Appleton, Helen: Technical innovation by women – implications for small enterprises 5(1)
Balkenhol, Bernd and E.H. Gueye: Tontines and the banking system – is there a case for building linkages? 5(1)
Bannock, Graham: Compliance costs, small firms and development 16(4)         
Baumann, Ted and Diana Mitlin: The South African Homeless Peoples’ Federation – investing in the poor  14(1)
Bell, Robin, Annie Harper and Dyson Mandivenga:       Can commercial banks do microfinance? Lessons from the Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe and the Co-operative Bank of Kenya 13(4)
Boeh-Ocansey, Osei: Small industries and structural adjustment in Ghana 6(2)
Buckley, Graeme: Superstitions, the family and values in microenterprise development 7(4)
The application of subsector analysis – the case of informal sector tailors in Kenya 9(2)
Camilleri, Jean-Luc: The impact of devaluation on small enterprises in Burkina Faso 8(4)
Carlsson, Jerker: The sister industry programme in Tanzania and the Zambian alternative 1(1)
Carlton, Andy and David Hancock: ISTARN – an approach to informal business support 9(2)
Carr, Marilyn: Women in small-scale industries: some lessons from Africa 1(1)
Catherine, Forje Lema: Are women’s microenterprises profitable? A case study of Cameroon women 9(3)
Churchill, Craig F.: The shifting paradigm in microfinance the case of Get Ahead’s Stokvel Lending Programme 8(1)
Coulter, Jonathan, John Millns and Anne Tallontire: Increasing smallholders' involvement in high-value horticulture-lessons from Zimbabwe 11(3)
Cracknell, David and Henry Sempangi: Product costing: the experience of MicroSave-Africa 14(3)
Dawson, Jonathan: Responses to adjustment – the marginalization of small enterprises in Nigeria 5(2)
Dawson, Jonathan: Facilitating small producers’ access to high-value markets: lessons from four development projects 14(2)
Dichter, Thomas W.: Compromise and cheating in small enterprise development 5(2)
Dressen, Robert, Jay Dyer and Zan Northrip: Turning around state-owned banks in underserved markets 13(4)
Eigen, Johanna: Assistance to women’s businesses evaluating the options 3(3)
Evans, Richard, Murdoch Gatward and Andy Redfern: Measuring the developmental impact of small enterprise development using social accounting techniques 9(3)
Frost, Dennis: New approaches to skills training in Nigeria and Trinidad 2(3)
Gauthier, Bernard: Small-scale enterprise development during structural adjustment in Cameroon 7(2)
Gibson, Alan: The Empretec Ghana Foundation – a broad product portfolio organization 10(2)
Gibson, Alan and Mark Havers: Supporting small business membership organizations 6(2)
Grady, Heather M. and Joachim Theis: Credit in the West Bank and Gaza Strip 4(2)
Gray, Karin and Mark Allison: Microenterprise in a post-emergency environment 8(4)
Hailey, John: The politics of entrepreneurship: affirmative-action policies for indigenous entrepreneurs 3(2)
Hallberg, Kris: A retrospective assessment of the Kenya Voucher Training Programme 17(2)
Harper, Malcolm: Musharaka partnership financing – an approach to venture capital for microenterprise 5(4)
Hickson, Robert: Financial services for the very poor - thinking outside the box 12(2)
Ibrahim, Badr-el-din A.: Can musharaka financing of SMEs be applied to the interest-based banking system? 10(3)
Irwin, Bronwyn, Bill Grant, Joan Parker and Mary Morgan: Strengthening the role of AIDS-affected MSEs in productive markets 16(3)  
World Development Report 1990: Focus on Poverty 1(3)
Hart, Donald: Venture capital lending – will it work in Africa? 5(4)
Henriques, Michael and Robert E. Nelson: Using franchises to promote small enterprise development 8(1)
Hicks, Frank and James Herne: Community development through technical assistance – small-scale palm oil milling in Ghana 8(3)
Hulme, David: Replicating finance programmes in Malawi and Malaysia 4(4)
Husbands, Robert: Global experiences from technology transfer programmes 2(2)
Johnson, Susan, Nthenya Mule, Robert Hickson and Wambui Mwangi: The managed ASCA model - innovation in Kenya's microfinance industry 13(2)
Johnson, Susan, Markku Malkamaki and Kuria Wanjau: Tackling the ‘frontiers’ of microfinance in Kenya: the role for decentralized services          17(3)
Jones, Linda, Jerome Quigley and Greg Foster: Vouchers revisited – can small enterprises save government programmes? 17(4)
Cracknell, David: Understanding and preventing the failure of new products 17(3)
Kabecha, W.W. and T.H. Thomas: The quality of informal sector manufactures in Nairobi 6(4)
Kamalkhani, Sylvie and Khanya Gamedze: Difficulties of business enterprises in a developing country: the case of Swaziland 1(1)
Kariuki, Penina W.: The effects of liberalization on access to bank credit in Kenya 6(1)
Kesterton, Anne: Finance for microenterprise innovations from Kenya 4(2)
Kirby, David A.: Opportunities for the promotion of enterprise among students – the South African case 7(3)
Kobb, Daniel: Measuring informal sector incomes in Tanzania – some constraints to cost-benefit analysis 8(4)
Kraus-Harper, Uschi: ‘Entrepreneurship development’ for enterprising women 2(1)
Kula, Olaf, Jeanne Downing and Michael Field: Value chain programmes to integrate competitiveness, economic growth and poverty reduction  17(2)
Laiser, Mike: A review of promotional institutions for small industries in Southern Africa 1(3)
van der Land, Henri and Peniel Uliwa: Applying subsector analysis in Tanzania 8(4)
LaTowsky, Robert and John Grierson: Traditional apprenticeships and enterprise support networks 3(3)
Levitsky, Jacob: Credit guarantee funds and mutual guarantee systems 4(2)
Credit guarantee schemes for SMEs – an international review 8(2)
Venture capital for small enterprises – a review 5(4)
Lusby, Frank and Eric Derks: Shea kernels from Mali: a value chain case study 17(2)
Marais, Lochner: Making markets work for the poor: the case of emerging wool enterprises in South Africa 17(4)McKenzie, John: Small business promotion in Africa’s Sahel countries 1(4)
Manu, George: Enterprise development in Africa – strategies for impact and growth 9(4)
Marsden, Keith: African entrepreneurs – pioneers of development 3(2)
Mason, Kelvin: Informal initiative among Zimbabwe’s artisans 2(4)
Mccord,Michael J.: Health care microinsurance-case studies from Uganda, Tanzania, India and Cambodia 12(1)
McCormick, Dorothy and Kaendi Munguti: Microfinance and behaviour change among Nairobi’s
commercial sex workers 14(2)
Meagher, Patrick and Betty Wilkinson: Towards a market-friendly environment for microfinance-legal and regulatory reform in Zambia 11(4)
Metts, Robert L. and Theodore Olesen: Assisting disabled entrepreneurs in Kenya: implications for developed countries 6(4)
Mosley, Paul: Insurance against poverty? The 'new generation' agricultural microinsurance schemes 12(1)
Mramba, Basil P.: Technology transfer through the sister industry programme in Tanzania – an alternative view 1(1)
Mutesasira, Leonard K.: Savings and need in East Africa: an infinite variety 12(3)
Mwega, F.M.: Informal entrepreneurship in an African urban area 2(3)
Neshamba, Francis: The transition of enterprises from informality to formality – some evidence from Zimbabwe 8(4)
Ngwira, Austin B.A.: ‘Small enterprise’ or the ‘informal sector?’ 6(1)
Njiru, Cyrus and Mike Albu: Improving access to water through support to small water-providing enterprises 15(2)
Nubler, Irmgard: Training microentrepreneurs – does it pay? 6(2)
Omer, Abdusalam and Gina El Koury: Regulation and supervision in a vacuum: the story of the Somali remittance sector 15(1)
Onyeiwu, Steve: Graduation problems amongst MSEs in Eastern Nigeria 3(4)
Opoku-Afriyie, K.J.: Promoting enterprises in the wood products subsector in Ghana 8(2)
Oyejide, T.A.: Structural adjustments and its implications for financing small enterprises in Nigeria 2(4)
Pal, Mariam S.: Replicating the Grameen Bank in Burkina Faso 8(1)
Philip, Kate: The quest for rural enterprise support strategies that work - the case of Mineworkers' Development Agency 13(1)
Phillips, David A. and William F. Steel: ‘Evaluating the Kenya Voucher Programme’ 14(4)
Post, Johan: Space for small enterprise – a case study from Kassala, Sudan 6(4)
Powell, John W.: Evolution in engineering – the survival of the fitter 1(1)
Pronyk, P.M., J.C. Kim, J.R. Hargreaves, M.B. Makhubele, L.A. Morison, C. Watts and J.D.H. Porter: Microfinance and HIV prevention – emerging lessons from rural South Africa 16(3)
Kumasi University’s involvement in grassroots industrial development 2(2)
Qualmann, Regine: SMEs adjusting to the CFA franc devaluation in Senegal 8(3)
Reck, Jennifer and Brad Wood: Vodacom’s community services phone shops 15(4)
Reynolds, Richard: Hire purchase and microenterprise finance in Durban, South Africa 6(2)
Roth, Jimmy: Informal microinsurance schemes-the case of funeral insurance in South Africa 12(1)
Rowlatt, Amanda: Microfinance – involving banks 8(2)
Rudkins, Tim: CARE Maradi’s small enterprise development project 2(4)
Ruffing, Lorraine: Business linkages, foreign direct investment and meeting the millennium goals 16(4)
Salib, Suzy, Susy Cheston, Rodger Voorhies, Larry Reed and James Copestake: Implementing impact assessment and monitoring systems in Zambia 12(4)
Sander, Cerstin: Capturing a market share? Migrant remittance and money transfers as a microfinance service in Sub-Saharan Africa 15(1)         
Schulz, Michael: The informal sector and structural adjustment – strengthening collective coping mechanisms in Tanzania 6(1)
Seibel, Hans Dieter: Centenary Rural Development Bank, Uganda: a flagship of rural bank reform in Africa 14(3)
Seibel, Hans Dieter: Financial linkages in Mali: self-reliance and liquidity balancing versus liquidity supply and donor dependence 17(1)  
Sethna, Armin: Embedded services – the case of materials suppliers and MSEs in South Africa’s construction sector 16(2)
Soetan, Funmi: Entrepreneurship and Nigerian women – is there any meeting point? 8(1)
Sorensen, Christian: Using PRA with microenterprises in Eritrea 9(4)
Steel, William F.: Changing the institutional and policy environment for small enterprise development in Africa 5(2)
Stewart, Frances: Macro-policies for small-scale industry and Appropriate Technology 1(3)
Stringfellow, Rachel, Jonathan Coulter, Ambereene Hussain, Trevor Lucey and Colin McKone: Improving the access of smallholders to agricultural services in sub-Saharan Africa 8(3)
Taimni, K.K.: Meeting small enterprises’ training needs: lessons from the ILO-MATCOM project 5(2)
Tanburn, Jim: How sustainable can business development services really be? A report on the Harare BDS workshop 10(1)
Towards success: impact and sustainability in the FIT programme 7(1)
Terrell, Nena: Training materials: examining their effectiveness 4(1)
Thomas, Stephen and Alistair Hallam: Associations for organizing small enterprises in war-affected areas of Mozambique 3(1)
Tomecko, James: Mainstreaming small enterprises in Kenya 1(3)
Tomesen, Leon and Alan Gibson: AMKA, Tanzania—export market development services for SMEs 10(4)
Toole, Kelley and Kees Van der Ree: Pro-poor contracting of waste collection services – the case of Dar es Salaam 15(2)
Tovo, Maurizia: Microenterprises among village women in Tanzania 2(1)
Vyakarnam, Shailendra and John Fiafor: Cultural issues in enterprise development – a case study of rural Ghana 2(3)
Warms, Richard L.: Changes in attitudes toward business and economy in West Africa 5(3)
Wells, Jill: Environmental concerns and responses in small-scale stone quarries in Nairobi 11(2)
Wright, Graham A.N.: Client-responsive product development 14(3)
Wright, Graham A.N. and Aleke Dondo: 'Are you poor enough?'-client selection by microfinance institutions 12(1)      Young, Robert C.: Policy biases, small enterprises and development 4(1)
Zake, Justin: ‘Enabling’ small enterprise through tax reform in Uganda 5(2)

 

Articles by region: Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

Alimardanov, Elchin, Kamran Abdullayev, Cathy Rothenberger and Anna Young: Livestock services for small-scale cattle holders in rural Azerbaijan 17(4)
Bateman, Milford: Business Support Centres in the transition economies -progress with the wrong model? 11(2)           
Bateman, Milford: ‘New wave’ microfinance institutions in south-east Europe: towards a more realistic assessment of impact      14(3)
Bussard, Allan and Lea Uhrinova: The problem of market access for MSEs in transition and developing countries 17(4)
Engelschalk, Michael: Towards a simplified tax system for small businesses in transition countries 16(4)
Ermakov, Victor: Government policy for small and medium enterprises in the Russian Federation 6(3)
Futo, Peter: Supporting subcontracting linkages in Hungary 9(4)
The role of credit guarantees in financing Hungarian small businesses 8(2)
Gibb, Allan A. and Stanislav Lyapunov: Creating small businesses out of large in Central and Eastern Europe 6(3)
Gibson, Thomas C.: Equity and venture capital financing for SMEs in countries under transition 6(3)
Grierson, John P.: Self-employment innovation in Russia 5(3)
Haight, Alison, E. Ihor Laszok and Dean Mahon: The development of a credit union rating system in Ukraine 13(2)
Harper, Malcolm: World Development Report 1990: Focus on Poverty 1(3)
Henriques, Michael and Robert E. Nelson: Using franchises to promote small enterprise development 8(1)
H\uubner, Danuta: Institutional support for small business in Poland – lessons for Central and East European countries 6(3)
Kowalski, Robert and Ryszard Kaminski: Business Development Services in Poland—reaching rural areas 10(3)
Lalkaka, Rustam: Incubating small entrepreneurial businesses in economies in transition 5(3)
Levitsky, Jacob: Business associations in countries in transition to market economies
5(3)
Levitsky, Jacob:Venture capital for small enterprises a review 5(4)
Salas, Antonio, Robert Wieland and Katherine Stearns: Informal finance in Kingston 2(4)
Safavian, Mehnaz S., Douglas H. Graham, Claudio Gonzalez-Vega and Dennis Whelan: The state of microfinance activity and regulation in Russia       11(4)
Schmertz, Ida F.S.: The Volkhov international business incubator 10(2)
Schmidt, Reinhard H. and Claus-Peter Zeitinger: Building new development finance institutions instead of remodelling existing ones 12(2)Credit guarantee schemes for SMEs – an international review 8(2)
Wallace, Elizabeth: Financial institutions development: the case of the Russia Small Business Fund 6(3)
Webster, Leila and Joshua Charap: Private small manufacturers in St Petersburg 5(3)

 

Articles by region: Latin America and the Carribean

Allahar, Haven and Deryck R. Brown: Trinidad and Tobago’s credit guarantee programme: lessons from five years’ experience 6(3)
Altvater, Annette: Credit guarantee schemes – a response from the National Guarantee System of Ecuador 5(1)
Appleton, Helen: Technical innovation by women – implications for small enterprises 5(1)
Baydas, Mayada M., Richard L. Meyer and Nelson Aguilera-Alfred: Information problems in lending to small-scale enterprise – evidence from Ecuador 4(2)
Blackman, Allen: Making small beautiful-lessons from Mexican leather tanneries and brick kilns 11(2)
Dichter, Thomas W.: Compromise and cheating in small enterprise development 5(2)
Dunn, Elizabeth and J. Gordon Arbuckle:          Microcredit and microenterprise performance: impact evidence from Peru 12(4)
Eversole, Robyn: Beyond microcredit-the Trickle Up Program 11(1)
Ferguson, Bruce: Housing microfinance – a key to improving habitat and the sustainability of microfinance institutions 14(1)
Gerber, Daniel S.: Critical issues in implementing solidarity group programmes 5(1)
Goldmark, Lara: The financial viability of business development services 10(2)
Gruninger, Beat, Hester Prummel and Cesar Colussi: Non-GMO soybean production—a new chance for small farmers in Brazil 10(4)
Gudger, Michael: Non-professional design in small enterprises: the case of North-east Brazil 7(1)
Guimaraes, Luiz E.C., John E.T. Penny and Stanley Moody: The sustainability of credit guarantee systems 8(2)
Gulli, Hege: Microfinance and poverty reduction—evidence from Latin America 10(3)
Holden, Paul: The enabling environment for Latin American business 7(3)
Hyman, Eric: Combining credit and technical assistance – alpaca fibre production and processing in Bolivia 8(3)
James, Rick: Enterprise promotion – cultural eradication or survival? 1(4)
Jansson, Tor and Santiago Sedaca: Formalizing small businesses-the case of Colombia 11(3)
Kraus-Harper, Uschi: ‘Entrepreneurship development’ for enterprising women 2(1)
Lepp, Anja: Financial products for MSEs – the municipal savings and loan banks of Peru 7(2)
Levitsky, Jacob: Brazil – an alternative to direct government-delivered support to small industries 1(3)
Credit guarantee schemes for SMEs – an international review 8(2)
Loubiere, Jacques Trigo: Supervising and regulating micro-finance the Bolivian experience 7(3)
de Luisa, Iker: Strategic management and small firms – a survey of rural firms in Mexico 7(3)
Marr, Ana: The limitations of group-based microfinance and ways to overcome them 17(3)
Mendoza, René and Johan Bastiaensen: Fair trade and the coffee crisis in the Nicaraguan Segovia 14(2)
Mikkelsen, Lene: Marketing MSE products—cases from Latin America 10(4)
Millard, Edward: Building financially sustainable incentives for environmental conservation into small enterprise development 13(3)
Miller, Hillary A.: Why microfinance institutions in Bolivia have virtually ignored savings 14(3)
MkNelly, Barbara and Kathleen E. Stack: Loan size growth and sustainability in village banking programmes 9(2)
Moreno, Jorge Arroyo: Experiences in privatizing public sector environmental services in Peru 7(3)
Nelson, Blossom O’Meally: Development opportunities for women in small business in Jamaica 2(1)
Oehring, Eckart: FUNDES – an attempt to establish loan guarantee schemes through private foundations in Latin America 1(2)
Rabellotti, Roberta: Helping small firms to network – the experience of UNIDO 9(1)
Industrial districts in Mexico – the case of the footwear industry 4(3)
Rayo, Gustave and Julio Cordoba: Microenterprise promotion – the case of FOSIS in Chile 7(3)
Rowlatt, Amanda: Microfinance – involving banks 8(2)
Ruffing, Lorraine: Business linkages, foreign direct investment and meeting the millennium goals 16(4)
Schmitz, Hubert: Fostering collective efficiency 9(1)
Schor, G. and J.P. Alberti: Training voucher schemes for microenterprises in Paraguay 7(4)
Stemper, Gloria Almeyda: Commercial banks and women microentrepreneurs in Latin America 7(3)
Teixeira, Rivanda Meira: Employment and social responsibility in Brazilian small enterprises – some cases from Sergipe 9(3)
Thomas, J.J.: Replicating the Grameen Bank – the Latin American experience 6(2)
Timberg, Thomas A.: Village banks in Honduras 4(3)
Valenzuela, Liza: The experience of commercial bank downscalers in microfinance 13(4)
 
Articles by region: North America and Europe
Bianchi, Tito and Lynn Pikholz: Business development services for small producers in southern Italy - the case of ASSOFRUIT 13(1)
Copisarow, Rosalind: Developing community finance in the UK 15(3)
 
Business environment and regulation
Abuodha, Charles and Roger Bowles: Business licence reform in Kenya and its impact on small enterprises 11(3)
Bannock, Graham:  Compliance costs, small firms and development 16(4)        
Blackman, Allen: Making small beautiful-lessons from Mexican leather tanneries
and brick kilns 11(2)
Christen, Robert Peck and Richard Rosenberg: Regulating microfinance-the options 11(4)
Cracknell, David: Microfinance regulation in Bangladesh-a long path to progress 11(4)
Dasgupta, Nandini: Policy implications for environmental improvements in India's SSIs 11(2)
Engelschalk, Michael: Towards a simplified tax system for small businesses in transition countries 16(4) 
Jansson, Tor and Santiago Sedaca: Formalizing small businesses-the case of Colombia 11(3)
Maimbo, Samuel Munzele and Nikos Passas:  The regulation and supervision of informal remittance systems 15(1)
Meagher, Patrick and Betty Wilkinson: Towards a market-friendly environment for microfinance-legal and regulatory reform in Zambia 11(4)
Omer, Abdusalam and Gina El Koury: Regulation and supervision in a vacuum: the story of the Somali remittance sector 15(1)
Palmade, Vincent: Industry-level analysis: the way to identify the binding constraints to economic growth 16(4)  
Rahman,S.M.: Regulating microfinance NGOs in Bangladesh 11(4)
Safavian, Mehnaz S., Douglas H. Graham, Claudio Gonzalez-Vega and Dennis Whelan: The state of microfinance activity and regulation in Russia       11(4)
Tanburn, Jim: Private sector development and the poor – current thinking and future directions 17(4)
Titus, Mathew: Building the regulatory framework for microfinance in India 11(4)
White, Simon: Emerging issues and debates in the reform of the business environment for small enterprise development 16(4)

 

Business Development Services

Agar, Jason: Marketing for the local market—what does it mean in practice? 10(4)
Bateman, Milford: Business Support Centres in the transition economies -progress with the wrong model? 11(2)
Bear, Marshall, Alan Gibson and Rob Hitchins: ‘From principles to practice – ten critical challenges for BDS market development’ 14(4)                       
Field, Mike and David Knopp: ‘Business linkages and producer groups in Bangladesh – options for rural microenterprise development’ 14(4)
Bianchi, Tito and Lynn Pikholz: Business development services for small producers in southern Italy - the case of ASSOFRUIT 13(1)
Chi, Renyong and Nan-Ting Chou: Small enterprise development: evidence from China 14(2)
Coulter, Jonathan, John Millns and Anne Tallontire: Increasing smallholders' involvement in high-value horticulture-lessons from Zimbabwe 11(3)
Dawson, Jonathan: Facilitating small producers’ access to high-value markets: lessons from four development projects 14(2)
Gibson, Alan: The Empretec Ghana Foundation – a broad product portfolio organization 10(2)
Goldmark, Lara: The financial viability of business development services 10(2)
Halder, Shantana R.:     BRAC’s Business Development Services – do they pay? 14(2)
Harper, Malcolm: Micro-privatization - public service delivery through private microenterprise 12(2)
Hitchins, Rob, David Elliott and Alan Gibson: Making business service markets work for the rural poor – a review of experience 16(2)
Irwin, Bronwyn, Bill Grant, Joan Parker and Mary Morgan: Strengthening the role of AIDS-affected MSEs in productive markets 16(3)
Kowalski, Robert and Ryszard Kaminski: Business Development Services in Poland—reaching rural areas 10(3)
Levitsky, Jacob: Asian meeting on BDS for small enterprises 11(3)
McKee, Kate: ‘Reflections of a gung-ho marketeer  – highlights of the Turin BDS Seminar 2003’ 14(4)
McKee, Kate: Light bulbs, icebergs and pyramids – reflections on the Chiang Mai BDS Seminar 16(2)
Mckenzie, John: Creating a market in management training for Vietnam's private firms    12(2)
McVay, Mary: Measuring BDS performance ­– a summary framework 10(2)
Mendoza, René and Johan Bastiaensen: Fair trade and the coffee crisis in the Nicaraguan Segovia 14(2)
Miehlbradt, Alexandra O.: Assessing markets for business development services: what have we learned so far? 13(3)
Miehlbradt, Alexandra:  Making market assessment more useful – ten lessons from experience 16(2)    
Phansalkar, S.J. and M.S. Sriram: Business development services for small enterprises - a study of Hyderabad, India          12(2)
Philip, Kate: The quest for rural enterprise support strategies that work - the case of Mineworkers' Development Agency 13(1)
Philip, Kate: ‘Putting development back at the centre of BDS’ 14(4)
Phillips, David A.: The market-based approach to enterprise assistance - an evaluation of the World Bank's 'market development grant funds' 13(1)
Phillips, David A. and William F. Steel: ‘Evaluating the Kenya Voucher Programme’ 14(4)
Purushotham, P.: The case for lock-up storage facilities for microenterprises in India 10(2)
Reinprecht, Karin: Taking culture into account in BDS interventions 16(2)         
Sethna, Armin: Embedded services – the case of materials suppliers and MSEs in South Africa’s construction sector 16(2)
Suzuki, Akiko: The training market for MSEs in developing countries 13(1)
Schmertz, Ida F.S.: The Volkhov international business incubator 10(2)
Tanburn, Jim: Developing commercial markets for Business Development Services - highlights of the Turin seminar, September 2001 13(1)
Tomecko, Jim: Using market-led tools in the design of BDS interventions in Nepal 11(3)
Tomecko, Jim:  ‘Case studies of BDS market development interventions in weaker markets’ 14(4)
Tomesen, Leon and Alan Gibson: AMKA, Tanzania—export market development services for SMEs 10(4)

 

Environmental issues

Ali, Mansoor: Single service – double benefit: the sweepers of Karachi 15(2)    
Blackman, Allen: Making small beautiful-lessons from Mexican leather tanneries and brick kilns 11(2)
Dasgupta, Nandini: Policy implications for environmental improvements in India's SSIs 11(2) Millard, Edward: Building financially sustainable incentives for environmental conservation into small enterprise development 13(3)
Njiru, Cyrus and Mike Albu: Improving access to water through support to small water-providing enterprises 15(2)
Polgreen, Kim: Social and environmental supply-chain management: an overview 13(3)
Rouse, Jonathan: Absorbing informal sector operators into improved urban services 15(2)
Toole, Kelley and Kees Van der Ree: Pro-poor contracting of waste collection services – the case of Dar es Salaam 15(2)
Wakelin, Oliver: Poor urban services, poor delivery – can the poor help? 15(2)
Wells, Jill: Environmental concerns and responses in small-scale stone quarries in Nairobi 11(2)

     

Fair trade and ethical issues

Evans, Richard, Murdoch Gatward and Andy Redfern: Measuring the developmental impact of small enterprise development using social accounting techniques 9(3)
Gruninger, Beat, Hester Prummel and Cesar Colussi: Non-GMO soybean production—a new chance for small farmers in Brazil 10(4)           
Harper, Malcolm: The prevention of child labour – ASSEFA in southern India 9(3)
Mendoza, René and Johan Bastiaensen: Fair trade and the coffee crisis in the Nicaraguan Segovia 14(2)
Polgreen, Kim: Social and environmental supply-chain management: an overview 13(3)
Roberts, Lesley: Codes of conduct and implications for small enterprises 9(3)
Scott, Andrew: Occupational health and safety in SMEs 9(3)
Tallontire, Anne: Challenges facing fair trade: which way now? 13(3)
Teixeira, Rivanda Meira: Employment and social responsibility in Brazilian small enterprises – some cases from Sergipe 9(3)Thomson, Bob:  Lessons for fair trade 10(4)
Tomesen, Leon and Alan Gibson: AMKA, Tanzania—export market development services for SMEs 10(4)
Udomkit, Nuntana and Adrian Winnett: Fair trade in organic rice: a case study from Thailand 13(3)

 

Group enterprises and co-operatives

Balkenhol, Bernd and E.H. Gueye: Tontines and the banking system – is there a case for building linkages? 5(1)
V.d. Bogaert, Michael: Group entrepreneurship – a way of banking on the strength of the rural poor 3(2)
Buechler, Simone: The key to lending to women microentrepreneurs 6(2)
Van Dijk, Meine Pieter: Small enterprises and the process of globalization and regional integration 4(3)
Gerber, Daniel S.: Critical issues in implementing solidarity group programmes 5(1)
Grace, David C.: Using remittances to build financial relationships with credit unions 15(1)        
Hansen, Gary B.: Using group entrepreneurship to create new enterprises systematically 7(1)
Harper, Annie: Group-based management of savings and credit – the case of AKRSP, Pakistan 9(2)
Harper, Malcolm: The critical factors for the success of co-operatives and other group enterprises 3(1)
Self-help groups – some issues from India 7(2)
Hicks, Frank and James Herne: Community development through technical assistance – small-scale palm oil milling in Ghana 8(3)
Levitsky, Jacob: Credit guarantee funds and mutual guarantee systems 4(2)
de Luisa, Iker: Strategic management and small firms – a survey of rural firms in Mexico 7(3)
McGuire, Paul B. and John D. Conroy: Bank-NGO linkages and the transaction costs of lending to the poor through groups 8(1)
Mason, Kelvin: Informal initiative among Zimbabwe’s artisans 2(4)
Mishra, Debi Prasad and Tushaar Shah: Analysing organizational performance in village co-operatives 3(1)
MkNelly, Barbara and Kathleen E. Stack: Loan size growth and sustainability in village banking programmes 9(2)
Mwatha Karega, Regina G.: Women’s groups: from welfare to small-scale business in Kenya 7(1)
Nadvi, Khalid: International competitiveness and small firm clusters – evidence from Pakistan 9(1)
Neshamba, Francis: The transition of enterprises from informality to formality – some evidence from Zimbabwe 8(4)
Parnell, Edgar: A new look at co-operatives and their role in developing countries 3(1)
Premchander, Smita: Income-generating programmes for rural women – examining the role of NGOs 5(1)
Puroshotham, P.: China’s township enterprises 9(1)
Rabellotti, Roberta: Helping small firms to network – the experience of UNIDO 9(1)
Sandee, Henry: Promoting small-scale and cottage industry clusters in Indonesia 9(1)
Schmitz, Hubert: Fostering collective efficiency 9(1)
Schulz, Michael: The informal sector and structural adjustment – strengthening collective coping mechanisms in Tanzania 6(1)
Subrahmanya, M.H. Bala: Shifts in India’s small industry policy 9(1)
Taimni, K.K.: Meeting small enterprises’ training needs – lessons from the ILO-MATCOM project 5(2)
Thomas, Stephen and Alistair Hallam: Associations for organizing small enterprises in war-affected areas of Mozambique 3(1)
Tomesen, Leon and Alan Gibson: AMKA, Tanzania—export market development services for SMEs 10(4)
Tsang, Eric W.K.: The changing role of supply and marketing co-operatives in China 5(3)
Vakacegu, Daphne E.L. and Malcolm Harper: The Marama Co-operative Society, Fiji 3(1)
Wang Zhonghui: China’s policies towards collective rural enterprises 4(1)
Wickramanayake, Ebel and Wen Ming: Problems facing individual industries in Jinning county, China 6(4)

 

Impact assessment

Bateman, Milford: ‘New wave’ microfinance institutions in south-east Europe: towards a more realistic assessment of impact      14(3)
Baumann, Ted: Imp-Act cost-effectiveness study of Small Enterprise Foundation, South Africa 15(3)
Copestake, James: Social performance assessment of microfinance  – cost-effective or costly indulgence? 15(3)
Copestake, James:  Cost-effectiveness of microfinance client assessment in Honduras 15(3)no comments