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The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is a multilateral development bank, working to improve the lives of those it serves by promoting social and economic development in member countries and Muslim…

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Introduction for the Development Professional

There is often an overlap between the objectives of development institutions and those of Islamic finance stakeholders. The opportunity to collaborate in areas of shared interest can be significant​…

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Potential Challenges for Development Institutions in Engaging with Islamic Finance Stakeholders

Along with the opportunities for development institutions in working with Islamic finance stakeholders in pursuit of the common and overlapping objectives, there are also challenges which may…

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Integration of Waqf into Innovative Financial Products

There are some contemporary innovative financial products that have been linked with waqf, such as the cash waqf linked Sukuk issued by the Government of Indonesia and the Waqf unit trust which is…

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The Role of Financial Sector in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The financial sector can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals in five key activities that can be discussed under two broad categories. First, proactively promoting sustainable development…

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Emergence of the Islamic Finance Industry Part II

In addition to Islamic banking based on retail offerings, various financial institutions have emerged to respond to the ever-growing financial needs of the Muslim societies and to the hybrid products…

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Promoting Transit-oriented Transport Development

This E-learning course is designed to cover the relation between the Economic Growth and the Transport development in South Korea. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Sustainable Cities – Trailer

Did you know that experts estimate an additional three billion people will live in cities by 2050? What will the impact be on the current world population – half of which currently lives in…

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A Closer Look at Official Development Assistance

This lecture looks at one solution to the poverty trap, official development aid. This video is not available under a Creative Commons license and should not be considered open content. However, the…

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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century: The Challenge for Africa - Trailer

According to The World Bank, Africa’s working-age population is expected to increase by nearly 70% by 2035. Without industrialization to create jobs, it will be difficult to achieve sustainable…

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Q&A: How to deal with the environmental challenge?

How to deal with the environmental challenges while increasing Africa's growth and development? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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An agenda for aid

This chapter explores what the donor community could do to support industrialization in Africa, ideas for fixing 'Aid for Trade', and the role China can play. This video is licensed under…

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Development Assistance

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses the somewhat-controversial topic of development aid, which is central to SDG 17. He analyzes the aid commitment targets of many developed countries, as well…

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Community-based Healthcare in Africa

In this chapter, philanthropist Jennifer Gross shares a case study of her work with the Millennium Villages Project as a development aid project underpinned by virtue ethics. This video is licensed…

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