• Decision Support
    BANK SECVICES The Apex Bank provides the following services to the rural banks: 1. C heck clearing: The Apex Bank offers check-clearing services to the rural banks through the 11 clearing centers it operates across Ghana. This service played a critical role in making rural banks’ checks as...
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  • Testing
    big and multinational companies in Ghana and Africa. Rural banks in Ghana have assumed important and strategic role in the economy and hence the need for application of strategic marketing principles. Records from Mix Market Ghana shows that as at the Accepted: February 8, 2012 Published: April 1...
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  • Microfinancing
    banks also play very important roles in microfinance in the country. These banks were established specifically to advance loans to small enterprises, farmers, individuals and others within their catchment areas. Total loans advanced to clients by all community and rural banks in Ghana was GH¢20.68...
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  • Ghana Microfinance Policy
    relationships among all the stakeholders are not clearly defined. Commercial banks could play an increasing role. There 4 World Bank, Rural and Micro Finance Regulation in Ghana: Implications for Development of the Industry, World Bank, New York (2004) Ghana Microfinance Policy (GHAMP) 7...
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  • Original New Links
    savings, unemployment, and malnutrition. In 1976, the Ghanaian government, through the Bank of Ghana, established Rural Banks to channel credit to productive rural ventures and promote rural development. Rural development is a strategy intended to improve the economic and social life of the rural poor...
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  • Rural Banking
    malnutrition. In 1976, the Ghanaian government, through the Bank of Ghana, established Rural Banks to channel credit to productive rural ventures and promote rural development. Rural development is a strategy intended to improve the economic and social life of the rural poor (World Bank 1975). Rural...
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  • Customer Satisfaction in Banks
    Banking in Ghana, (2010). Retrieved from http://www.ehow.com/facts_5510268_history-banking-ghana.html 19. www.mofep.gov.gh/documents/microfinance APPENDIX TOPIC: THE ROLE OF MICRO FINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN DEVELOPING RURAL ENTREPRENEURS: CASE STUDY OF MANYA KROBO RURAL BANK, MADINA. The...
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  • Microfinance and Development of Banks
    . William J. Steel and David O.Ansoh (2003), Rural and Microfinance Regulation in Ghana: implication for development and performance of the industry; Africa Region. Working laper series Nunber49, World Bank, Janine Firpo, Banking and unbaked; Technologies Role in Delivering Accessible Financial...
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  • Business Researdh Methods
    need to assess the impact of microfinance in the Volta Region of Ghana. Objectives of the Study The objectives of this study are; 1. To examine accessibility to micro-credit by rural women. 2. To assess the role of microfinance services in developing women’s savings habit. 3. To assess...
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  • Finacial accounting
    Atlantic Merchant Bank Ltd; Amalgamated Bank Ltd; Intercontinental Bank Ghana Limited; Barclays Bank of Ghana Ltd.; ARB Apex Bank; Citibank N.A. Ghana Rep. Office; Ghana International Bank plc Supporting Institutions: Bank of Ghana; Securities and Exchange Commission; ARB Apex Rural Bank...
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  • Credit management among small scale businesses
    CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF GHANA, FIAPRE FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH PROPOSAL ASSESSMENT OF CREDITS MANAGEMENT AMONG RURAL BANKS IN THE SUNYANI MUNICIPALITY: THE CASE OF CAPITAL RURAL BANK BY George Wiafe Tel. 0246086125 DECEMBER, 2012...
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  • The Assessment of Small and Medium Scale Enterprise Loan Delivery in Ghana
    Capital to encourage and strengthen the growth of SMEs in Ghana. The important roles SMEs played, notwithstanding the benefits enjoyed from ARB Apex Bank, the enterprises face serious difficulties when trying to obtain loans, especially from the formal financial institutions. Thus, the obvious...
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  • non-farm activities and poverty alleviation in ghana
    identified? (iii) How many people in the rural area are engaged in active non-farm activities in rural Ghana? 1.3 OBJECTIVES OF STUDY The general objective is to examine the role of Non-Farm Activities (NFA) in reducing poverty in the rural communities in Assin-South District. The specific objectives...
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  • Accounting
    the Ghanaian banking sector as follows: commercial banks, development banks, merchant banks and rural banks. The first bank to be considered is commercial bank. According to Incoom et al (1998), in Ghana, banks that are qualified to be consider as commercial banks include the following: standard...
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  • entreprenuership
    Email: idpm@man.ac.uk Web: http://www.man.ac.uk/idpm/ 2 I. TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Table of Contents ii II. Abstract iii 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1 2.0 THE CHARACTERISTICS OF SMES IN GHANA & MALAWI 2.1.1 Definitions & Concepts 3 2.1.2 The Role & Characteristics of SMEs 8 2.1.3 Constraints to SME...
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  • Ghana’s Economic Growth Trends to a Cash-Less Society
    economic activities in Ghana. This act caused Ghana to transition into a closed economy. In 1964, a rural credit department was established at the Bank of Ghana to devise appropriate methods for financing the agricultural sector in line with the seven-year development play. By the 1970s, it had...
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  • Financing Sme in Ghana Benefts and Challenges a Case Study of Ghana Commercial Bank Ltd
    . Agricultural Development Banks has over 31 branches throughout Ghana. Rural Banks: Rural Banks are unit banks established to provide facilities for the rural communities in which they are located. They are owned managed and patronized by the People. Some of these banks also operate agencies to...
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  • Impacts of Microfinance on Grassroot Development a Case Study Uf the Ketu North District
    economy make it pivotal for microfinance interventions. Poverty in Ghana, like in most other sub Saharan 24 African countries is predominantly a rural phenomenon. Out of 35% of Ghanaians classified as poor, 75% of them live in rural set ups (World Bank 1995). Rural poverty is estimated to...
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  • Agricultural Development Essay
    rural agriculture. The case of Ghana. 3. Agriculture research for development 4. Gender considerations. 1. Different views about Agriculture and Development. The theory about the role of agriculture in development presents currently different versions, as it was seen in Chris Garforth’s POD...
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  • Effect of Microfinance Services on Small Scale Poultry Farming in the Atwima Nwabiagya District
    .et al, 2005). The Rural Financial Services Project (RFSP), which has an estimated outlay of US $ 22.96 million, is being implemented by the Bank of Ghana (BOG). The project aims at providing a coherent framework for rural economic transformation and growth. It aims to broaden and deepen financial...
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