Dushanbe, Tajikistan
2004 - 2005 IPF Fellow

Affiliation: Economic Development Coordinator, Mercy Corps, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
e-mail: rustamov@policy.hu
website: http://www.policy.hu/rustamov/

Fellow project
2004 - 2005:
Rural microfinance in Tajikistan: Better practices for scaling up activities
The objectives of the project are to review existing microfinance practices in Tajikistan; identify best practices for scaling up microfinance in Central Asia and worldwide; research strategies for scaling-up microfinance services using best practices; identify strategies for encouraging Tajik agricultural producer and rural population access to microfinance resources; and write a research and policy paper for microfinance professionals and experts, donor organizations and microfinance institutions such as the Development Fund and ORIYON in Tajikistan.

Working groups: Land Reform and Rural Policy, Regional Development Policy, Economic Development and Microfinance Policy

Relevant countries: Tajikistan