Financial services, value chains, inclusive business
Incorporating EDA Rural Systems
It is with great pleasure that M-CRIL announces the appointment of its new CEO who has joined us this month.
Mukul Kumar is passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions in inclusive microeconomics and has a focus on “bridging the implementation gap”. He has been based in Switzerland, and has more than 25 years’ experience in sustainable economic development spanning work on projects and programs in more than 50 countries. He brings expertise on social finance, environment, energy, climate change, innovation, entrepreneurship and globalisation.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $1.5 million equity investment agreement with Micro-Credit Ratings International Limited (M-CRIL). The investment is a part of ADB’s programme to Strengthen Microfinance Ecosystem in Asia. The agreement was signed by Christine Engstrom, ADB’s Director for Private Sector Operations – Financial Institutions, and Sanjay Sinha, Managing Director of M-CRIL.
ADB News Release, New Delhi, India – 14 February 2017.
M-CRIL has undertaken some of the country reviews for this publication over the past three years. During 2016 the M-CRIL team undertook the country reviews for a number of countries in Asia and Africa. Apart from the country reviews our MD, Mr Sanjay Sinha contributed additional perspectives on the use of inclusive finance accounts and on P2P lending to the Key Findings section.
The complete index, as well as detailed country analysis, can be viewed on www.eiu.com/microscope2016
A financial & social analysis, this review is Volume 9 of a series that provides an empirical and analytical chronicle of thehistory of MFIs in India.
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Author: Frances Sinha, Editor: Amelia Greenberg
“Rural women are much smarter than you” thundered a leading official of the Niti Aayog when a member of a public audience had the temerity to challenge him about the adverse effects of demonetisation …
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