Islamic Microfinance
An incredible tool for poverty alleviation
Event Agenda
5th Global Islamic Microfinance Forum
2 Days – 10 Sessions – Over 40 Global Renowned Speakers
Financial Inclusion, Outreach Strategies & Innovation
November, 2015 at Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

Opening Session:

Technical Session I: Global Scenario & Innovative Developments in Islamic Microfinance Industry
  • Islamic Microfinance: An Outreach Analysis in Global Perspective
  • Innovations, Impact assessment and future potentials of Islamic MF.
  • Adding new dimensions to Islamic MF - Islamic Micro Housing, Micro Energy, Rural/Agri. Finance and other innovative products.
  • Technological strategies for the development of Islamic MF industry.
Technical Session II- Power Table - Funding Challenges - Listen the Donors & Funders Perspective
  • Alternative Approach of Funding - Social Sukuk, Crowd Funding, Venture Capital and Commercial funding models
  • Funding limitations & challenges of Islamic Microfinance Institutions.
  • Role of Funding Agencies for the Development of the Industry - Issues, opportunities & way Forward
  • Donor and Funder reluctance towards Islamic Microfinance: Causes and Solutions
  • Technological innovation.
Technical Session III: Not-for-Profit / Welfare based Models for Islamic Microfinance.
  • Akhuwat Model adding new dimensions to Microfinance - Salient Features
  • Qard-e-Hasn Model for Islamic Microfinance
  • Waqf, Cooperative & Zakat Models to Supplement Islamic Microfinance Industry.
  • Need to expend BMT’s concept and its global practices.
  • Do Waqf & Zakat have a developmental role in the microfinance/ micro venture capital sectors?
Technical Session IV: Power Table: Challenges and Opportunities for Islamic Microfinance Industry:
  • The barriers to adoption of Islamic Microfinance around the globe and solution strategies.
  • Need for Initiatives to develop a framework for Policy making in the expansion of Islamic Microfinance.
  • Constraints in Capacity Building & Human Resource Quality enhancement.
  • The key strategic bottlenecks which hinder the growth of Islamic Microfinance
  • Role of IDB & OIC along-with  Multilateral organizations for development of Islamic Microfinance industry and way forward.
Technical Session VI:  Learning from the Best Practices
  • Selected innovative Success Models and case studies from Asia, Africa, Middle East & Europe.
Technical Session V:  Panel Discussion - Financial Inclusion, Impact, Future Potential & MicroTakaful
  • Empowering Islamic Microfinance to fulfill social and development expectations
  • Micro Takaful: As an effective tool for Financial inclusion & Social Development.
  • Youth Development and Vocational Literacy Programs through Islamic Microfinance
  • Financial Inclusion through Islamic Microfinance for sustainable development.
  • Policy, regulations and compliance - Impact on Financial Inclusion
  • Ensuring access to finance for financially excluded Muslims through Islamic Microfinance.
Technical Session VII: Technological innovations – A new Era to facilitate the Islamic MF Industry.
  • Importance of Technology for the growth of Islamic Microfinance
  • Crowed Funding & Innovative Shariah Compliant platforms.
  • Mobile Banking, Branchless Banking, P2P & Payment Gateways
Technical Session VIII: Islamic Rural/Agricultural Finance & Entrepreneurship Development through Islamic MF
  • Islamic Microfinance as an ideal tool to develop rural Economy.
  • Innovative Approaches in Rural Finance Industry - Livestock Dairy and Poultry related Products, Carbon Finance, Bio-Gas etc.
  • Post disaster relief through Islamic Microfinance.
  • Entrepreneurship Development & Job creation aspects in Islamic MF.
Islamic Microfinance Awards & Closing Session

Two Days Post Event Workshop
Shariah Foundation, Sustainable Operational Strategies & Innovation - Conception to Practices.
  • Shariah Foundation and Application of Islamic Microfinance
  • Islamic Micro Finance in the Light of Divine Socio Economic Framework
  • Shariah principles, Operational Mechanism and Marketing Strategies of Islamic MF.
  • Islamic principles of Micro financing to be adhere to, in operating under Shariah law
  • Exploring the Islamic Microfinance Products: Murabaha, Salam, Istisna, Diminishing, Mudarabahah, Musharakah and Ijarah.
  • Deposit Management Techniques for Islamic Microfinance Banks/Institutions.
  • Extending the product line and products development and innovation.
  • Modernization in Microfinance through Alternative delivery channels.
  • Developing the right product Mix for any society.
  • Marketing and market development for Islamic Microfinance products?
  • Is Islamic Microfinance only for Muslims? A clarification and practice
  • Islamic Insurance (Micro Takaful ) & Risk Management Techniques in Islamic MF
  • Innovative approaches & Technological innovations of Islamic MF.
  • An overview of Innovations in products development in Islamic MF Industry. 
  • Banca-Takaful Channelizing for Micro Takaful Products through Islamic Microfinance Institutions
  • Case Studies
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