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New land, new life: a success story of new land resettlement in Bangladesh.

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The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas has newly emerged 'char' islands, which are very vulnerable, socially, institutionally and environmentally. This book explains how the governments of Bangladesh and the Netherlands cooperated on a land-based rural development project to give settlers security and purpose. The 13 chapters in this book are based on experience gathered from implementing the Char D...

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Chapter 9 (Page no: 74)

Money matters - savings and loans.

This chapter discusses the microfinance activities of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh. The chapter covers the management set-up for these activities, the collection of baseline data, the formation of micro-credit groups, the insurance policies for beneficiaries, the training of staff and beneficiaries, as well as the monitoring, supervision, reporting, and outputs.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The coastal chars of Bangladesh. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 3) The birth of CDSP-IV. Author(s): Sarker, K. S.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 17) Managing char development and settlement: a complex process. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 25) Involving the communities and civil society. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 37) Role of women in development. Author(s): Begum, N.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 43) Developing the infrastructure. Author(s): Chakraborty, M. K.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 56) The land settlement process. Author(s): Karim, M. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 64) The power of agriculture. Author(s): Karim, M. B.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 79) Environmental improvement with trees. Author(s): Islam, M. R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 85) Income and quality of life. Author(s): Sarker, K. S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 91) Our pride. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 95) When the project leaves. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
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  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789246049
  • Record Number
  • 20203267139