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The Macro Challenges in Cambodia’s Microfinance Sector
October 03, 2019

The Macro Challenges in Cambodia’s Microfinance Sector

By David Hutt
A closer look at an alarming trend.

How Developing Asia Is Using Blockchain Pilots
August 08, 2017

How Developing Asia Is Using Blockchain Pilots

By Alisa DiCaprio and Steven Beck
Why blockchain technology is booming in the Asia-Pacific.
Fiza Farhan: A Pakistani Change-Maker
March 16, 2015

Fiza Farhan: A Pakistani Change-Maker

By Sonya Rehman
A young entrepreneur is empowering rural Pakistan with microfinance and energy projects

Saving Grameen Bank, Sustaining the Bangladesh Paradox
December 06, 2014

Saving Grameen Bank, Sustaining the Bangladesh Paradox

By Niaz Asadullah and Zaki Wahhaj
Increasing state control over Grameen Bank will hardly serve the interests of Bangladesh.

Microfinance Faces Uncertain Future in Bangladesh
April 22, 2014

Microfinance Faces Uncertain Future in Bangladesh

By Ankit Panda
The Bangladesh government should reevaluate its pursuit to regulate and nationalize the operations of the Grameen Bank.

Empowering Women Through Microfinance in India
March 13, 2013

Empowering Women Through Microfinance in India

The government’s efforts to create micro credit institutions geared towards women are too important to dismiss.

Laos' "Different Face" of Poverty
November 17, 2012

Laos' "Different Face" of Poverty

While Laos has been the beneficiary of rapid economic growth, not all are seeing its benefits.

India’s Looming Microcredit Crisis
October 30, 2011

India’s Looming Microcredit Crisis

Microfinance schemes were meant to be the saviour of the world’s poor. But in parts of India, lenders are enticing borrowers into poverty traps.

The Microfinance Trap?
October 03, 2011

The Microfinance Trap?

Is microfinance the saviour of the poor that some see it as? In Southeast Asia, the jury is still out.

May 23, 2011

Microfinance and Young Indonesia

The problems at Grameen Bank and in India have hurt the image of microfinance. It’s still a good bet for Indonesia.

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