Linking up and Reaching out in Bangladesh: Information and Communications Technology for Microfinance

Topic :

The book offers an in-depth view of the microfinance industry in the country and identifies constraints related to insufficient use and availability of technology. Also, it provides lessons on the role ICT can play in addressing the constraints hindering the transformation and modernization of the microfinance sector in Bangladesh, a country that has one of the most effective and dynamic microfinance sector in the world. The book outlines specific technological and institutional design elements that are needed to establish an operational centralized ICT platform, which can enable all institutions and their respective decentralized units to be connected to each other and other actors in the financial sector, including credit bureaux and other financial infrastructure.

  • Resource type
  • Author Bagazonzya, H. et al.
  • Organisation
  • Year of Publication2010
  • Region
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Number of pages150 pp.

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