Effects of currency fluctuations on borrowing and investment decisions by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries: The case study of Uganda, Kenya, and Ghana.
This study seeks to understand the influence of currency fluctuations on the availability of lending for MSMEs, their investment decisions and local demand for their products in developing countries.
The study will;
- Understand the influence of currency fluctuations on availability of loanable funds for MSMEs in developing countries.
- Examine the allocation of currency risk along the MSME credit value chain
- Explore the effect of currency fluctuations on investment decisions and competitiveness of MSMEs in developing economies
- Find out the country and sectors where the effects of currency fluctuations on MSME lending and whose responsibility it is to mitigate the currency risk.
- To explore which available financing options (domestically or international) could be accessed to mitigate the MSME lending problem caused by currency fluctuations in developing countries.
The study will employ various methods including desk reviews, quantitative analysis based on secondary data and qualitative methods of data collection.
- Rehema Kahunde
- Nathan Sunday
- Paul Lakuma
- Brian Sserunjogi
- Ezra Munyambonera, Phd