8 February 2022
This guideline note serves as an initial reference for AFI members developing policy and regulation for SME access to finance, and to open dialogue among AFI members. It is hoped that their reactions to the lessons and experiences shared in this publication will prompt broader discussions on the issues we all face, enrich our work and ensure more sustainable solutions to SME access to finance across the globe.
This publication is an update of the SME Finance Guideline Note No. 36, originally published in August 2019.