Microfinance Barometer

Project background

The purpose of the Microfinance Barometer is to provide insights into country-level issues and priorities in delivering microfinance and supporting entrepreneurship. The research is focused on identifying weaknesses in the legal/regulatory environment, the capacity of MFIs, and limitations in the abilities of clients to use microfinance services.

Project status: active

Project regional focus: Europe and Central Asia

Project objectives 

The objective of the project is to gather insights from microfinance practitioners about current challenges and opportunities relating to microfinance and the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the EU, and to provide feedback to the European Commission.

Key activities 

  • Individual interviews with microfinance practitioners, as well as group discussions.