Islamic finance, a big chance to back SDGs
Deputy country director of UNDP
PREMIUM Last month marked a milestone in how Islamic finance can contribute to address inequality and eradicate poverty in Indonesia. When the National Alms Agency (BAZNAS) agreed to support the widening of electricity access to the poor in Jambi province in July, it marked the first official disbursement of the Islamic zakat fund to support the sustainable development goals (SDGs). The agreement sees ...
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