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Case Study: Channeling Microfinance Through a Commercial Bank: Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL)

In 1995, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) introduced the Rural Development Scheme. The Scheme was developed by converting the microcredit program into an Islamic microfinance program for the…

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Case Study: An Interest-Free Microfinance Institution - Akhuwat Pakistan

Akhuwat was founded in 2001 with the vision of creating and nurturing a poverty-free society to be built on the principles of compassion and equity, and to support the underprivileged members of the…

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Nature’s solution to flooding: a case study from Sri Lanka

This video is the second video of unit 2.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Case study: Indus River Basin: Transboundary Water Security and Climate Change

This case study on the Indus River basin discusses water-security issues in this transboundary basin, and particularly the importance of collaboration to address the impacts of climate change, an…

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South Asia: The Continuing Challenge of the Food Supply

In this lecture, Professor Sachs uses differential diagnosis to look at extreme poverty in South Asia. He focuses on India's example to highlight the need for differential diagnosis to get the…

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