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Thirty-Three Facts About Philippine Agricultural Credit


  • Tolentino, V. Bruce J.


This paper is an edited and expanded version of PIDS Staff Paper 87-02. It provides a number of facts and observations regarding agricultural credit, the main source of which is the ongoing program to rehabilitate the rural banks, to re-orient the concept of supervised credit and the creation of the Comprehensive Agricultural Loan Fund. This article also includes the 20-year experience of the Philippines and other selected countries in rural banking and agricultural credit.

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  • Tolentino, V. Bruce J., 1988. "Thirty-Three Facts About Philippine Agricultural Credit," Philippine Journal of Development JPD 1988 Vol. XV No. 2-e, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:phd:pjdevt:jpd_1988_vol__xv_no__2-e

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    1. Cuevas, Carlos E. & de Jesus, Raquel Clar, 1988. "The Demands for Funds Among Agricultural Households in the Philippines," Working Papers WP 1988-21, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    2. Graham, Douglas H. & Cuevas, Carlos E. & Abiad, Virginia G., 1988. "Borrower Transactions Costs and Credit Rationing in Rural Financial Markets: The Philippine Case," Working Papers WP 1988-17, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    3. Meyer, Richard L & Rodriguez, Jocelyn Alma, 1988. "The Analysis of Savings Behavior: The Case of Rural Households in the Philippines," Working Papers WP 1988-20, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    4. Untalan, Teodoro S. & Cuevas, Carlos E., 1988. "Transactions Costs and the Viability of Rural Financial Intermediaries," Working Papers WP 1988-18, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
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