Microfinance Country Information
- Gambia -

Resource Links:

Gambia Microfinance Network (GAMFINET)

A member of
Africa Microfinance Network (AFMIN)
Contact address:
c/o The Gambia Women's Finance Association (GAWFA)
PMB 81
The Gambia

Contact: Mr. Tijan Bangura, Executive Director
Phone: (220) 395-228
Fax: (220) 397-062
Email: GAWFA@gamtel.gm

    Country Bibliography:
  • Nagarajan, G. and R. L. Meyer (1995). “Incorporating finance into a modified subsector framework: the fertilizer subsector in the Gambia.” World Development 23(7): 1115-27.
  • Nagarajan, G., R. Meyer, et al. (1995). “Effects of NGO Financial Intermediation on indigenous self help village groups in The Gambia.” Development Policy Review 13.
  • Shipton, P. (1990). How Gambians Save. Washington DC, World Bank.
  • Shipton, P. (1994). Time and Money in the Western Sahel: A Clash of Cultures in Gambian Rural Finance. Anthropoloy and Institutional Economcis. J. M. Acheson. Lanham, University Press of America: 283-327.
  • Taal, H. (1989). “How farmers cope with risk and stress in rural Gambia.” IDS Bulletin 20(2): 16-22.

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