DFS In The News: Op-ed


Agent banking: a new approach for financial deepening

Bangladesh has done exceptionally well in reducing poverty in the last five decades.

By: Dr Ahsan Mansur, Executive Director, Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI) and Hasnat Alam, Economist, PRI

Date: 30 Nov, 2022

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ডিজিটাল অর্থনৈতিক অন্তর্ভুক্তিতে সমতলের এথনিক সম্প্রদায়

অন্তর্ভুক্তিমূলক অর্থনীতি (ইনক্লুসিভ ইকোনমি) ও টেকসই উন্নয়ন নিশ্চিত করার জন্য বর্তমান সামাজিক প্রেক্ষাপটে অর্থনৈতিক অন্তর্ভুক্তি (...

By: আশরাফী বিন্‌তে আকরাম ও মোছাঃ সায়েমা জেরিন সোমা, সহযোগী অধ্যাপক, সমাজবিজ্ঞান বিভাগ, হাজী মোহাম্মাদ দানেশ বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, দিনাজপুর, বাংলাদেশ।

Date: 07 Jun, 2023

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State of Digital Financial Services (DFS) among Farmers in Bangladesh

As the agriculture sector ensures food and nutrition security, on the one hand, it also plays an important role in keeping the eco...

By: Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan Professor and Head Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

Date: 27 Mar, 2023

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Digital economy grows fast leaving consumers exposed to frauds

"Salam, calling from the government office to transfer the state-announced Covid-19 handout to your Bkash account.

By: The Business Standard

Date: 18 Oct, 2022

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Weak laws or lax enforcement: Which hurts digital era consumers the most?

There are reasons to ask for remedy from service providers, lodge complaints to authorities and sue the wrongdoers, but that does...

By: The Business Standard

Date: 18 Oct, 2022

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Financial inclusion: Identifying policy gaps and a way forward

Ensuring accessible, affordable and reliable financial services for all is one of the prerequisites of inclusive growth. The need...

By: Iffat Anjum, Bazlul H Khondher

Date: 06 Feb, 2022

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How much is needed for the cash transfer programme?

One critical element in determining the support programme to the needy is the amount of transfer. At the outset, we would like to...

By: Ahsan Mansur, Abdur Razzaque and Bazlul H Khondker

Date: 01 Jun, 2020

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In this moment of crisis, the poor and needy must be aided with cash support via MFS

Bangladesh has started dealing with the severe consequences of the global coronavirus pandemic in earnest, with curtailed economic...

By: Ahsan H Mansur, Abdur Razzaque, Bazlul H Khondker

Date: 03 May, 2020

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