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Microfinane in SAARC countries: updates 2011


  • Badruddoza, S


This paper has been prepared on the basis of the recorded deliberations of the participants attended in the conference “Microfinance in SAARC Countries: Sharing Lessons & Way forward” organized in November-December, 2010, jointly by the Institute of Microfinance (InM), Bangladesh, and Rural Microfinance Development Corporation (RMDC), Nepal. It outlines the status and progress of microfinance program in South Asia (SAARC countries) so far (as of November 2010), it also focuses on the challenges for the sector in that region. Finally, it shows possible future directions for the betterment of the sector.

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  • Badruddoza, S, 2011. "Microfinane in SAARC countries: updates 2011," MPRA Paper 38011, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:38011

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    microfinance; microcredit; south asia; saarc; ngo development;

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    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • N25 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - Asia including Middle East
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages


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