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Rural banks can accelerate financial inclusion in Southeast Asia. Here's how

In Southeast Asia, rural banks by definition are traditional banks that serve farmers, fishermen, workers or communities away from the highly-dense metropolitan cities in a country. Image: Unsplash/Beth Macdonald

Benedict Carandang
Vice-President, First Circle Growth Finance
Anton Carlos
Head of Customer Success, First Circle
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V Bruce J Tolentino et al in 'Enabling Rural and Agricultural Finance for Inclusive Development in the Philippines'
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