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Impact of Microfinance on the Performance of an Agriculture Industry in Pakistan


  • Subhani, Muhammad Imtiaz


This study is an attempt to investigate the impact of microfinance on industry performance. The findings explain that there is no as such impact of microfinance on agriculture industry performance in a country like Pakistan. Research problem is to find out whether Microfinance has positive impact on agriculture industry growth or not, what role is played by microfinance in under developing countries like Pakistan, are people aware of it. Five years secondary Data comprised on years 2003-2008 was collected from the Sindh Statistical Bureau based on GDP contribution on agricultural sector in accordance to disbursed, recovered and outstanding amount.

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  • Subhani, Muhammad Imtiaz, 2010. "Impact of Microfinance on the Performance of an Agriculture Industry in Pakistan," MPRA Paper 36173, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:36173

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    1. Hossain, Mahabub & Diaz, Catalina P., 1997. "Reaching the Poor with Effective Microcredit: Evaluation of a Grameen Bank Replication in the Philippines," Philippine Journal of Development JPD 1997 Vol. XXIV No.2-d, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    2. K.S. Murali, 2006. "Microfinance, social capital and natural resource management systems: conceptual issues and empirical evidences," International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 5(4), pages 327-337.
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    Microfinance; Loan recovered amount; Loan disbursed amount; Loan outstanding amount;

    JEL classification:

    • J43 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Agricultural Labor Markets
    • O13 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products


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