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Zenebe Uraguchi, April 2017 3

How can inclusive agricultural extension services perform better for smallholder and poor farmers?

Madhab Chandra Das & Zenebe Uraguchi The contribution of agriculture to the economy of Bangladesh is declining, but its role in poverty reduction – for income and employment generation – is still significant. Key services, mainly provided by public agricultural extension agencies, however, are either lacking or underperforming, failing to meet the demands of predominantly

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Zenebe Uraguchi, April 2017 0

Unlocking the potential for women through Islamic finance in Pakistan

Muhammad Anwar Bhatti & Zenebe Uraguchi Financial inclusion ensures the ease of access, availability and usage of formal and informal financial products and services for all members of a society. It is widely acknowledged that financial inclusion can effectively address the bottlenecks that prevent poor women (and men) from reaching their potential. Enabling disadvantaged women

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Zenebe Uraguchi, February 2017 0

Emerging impacts in using a systemic approach to enhance youth employment

Zenebe Uraguchi Currently, about 73 million youth worldwide are looking for work. Those who succeed in finding employment are typically hired into low-skilled, low-productivity positions, often in the informal sector. For those who don’t find work, the impact of long-term unemployment can be devastating and have long-lasting impacts, putting social cohesion at threat. In many

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