Jakirul Islam was working as Country Programme management consultant with MicroSave Consulting(MSC).
Coping with COVID-19 in Bangladesh
The report discusses what the LMI segments know, understand, and feel about the COVID-19 outbreak and examines its effect on them. The report also highlights actionable recommendations for policymakers to design suitable interventions that can help the LMI segment cope better in this difficult situation
Is it the right time to push for wallet interoperability in Bangladesh?
Covid-19 is impacting people’s lives in multiple ways. With restrictions on movements and fear of getting infected, people are staying homes. While this is the right thing to do, one still need to purchase household essentials and send money to relatives who need it. Essential services industries also need constant cash flows and payments. Jamal […]
The DFS ecosystem in Bangladesh
This note highlights regulatory developments that enabled the digital financial services (DFS) landscape of Bangladesh to evolve. It also discusses the future outlook and key focus areas for the country to drive the agenda of financial inclusion in 2020.
Agent network accelerator survey: Bangladesh report 2016
This report highlights findings on the DFS agent landscape in Bangladesh covering agent profitability, transaction volumes, liquidity management and other important strategic considerations.