Microfinance, Poverty and Rural Development

workshop_26The Institute of Microfinance (InM) organized a daylong workshop on ‘Microfinance, Poverty and Rural Development’ on December 26, 2007. The workshop was organized for the researchers working on or interested in doing research on microfinance, poverty and development.

The main objective of the workshop was to orient researchers on current and future issues of these topics and to develop a professional relationship between the researchers and InM. Around twenty five researchers were present during the workshop. Renowned researchers like Dr. Mahabub Hossain, Dr. Rushidan Islam Rahman, Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri, Dr. Sajjad Zohir, Dr. Atiur Rahman and Dr. M.A. Hakim were the key speakers at the workshop.

Dr. Mahabub Hossain Executive Director, BRAC inaugurated the workshop. Dr. M.A. Baqui Khalily, Executive Director, InM made introductory remarks on the workshop. Dr. M.A. Latif, Director, InM coordinated the workshop. Dr. Wahiduddin Mahmud, Chairman of the Institute concluded the workshop.