Results of PGTF - Project INT/09/K02

INT/09/K02 - Training programme on micro finance sector development

Submitter: Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), Karachi, Pakistan
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Technical cooperation among developing countries
Participating/beneficiary countries: 15 countries (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Egypt, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda and Yemen)
PGTF input: US$ 32,955
Other inputs: US$ 62,050
Number: INT/09/K02
Duration: Four (4) days
Approval: 32nd Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 26 September 2008)
Completion: Final report submitted on 12 September 2009. An unspent balance of US$7,726 reverted to PGTF
Impact: 61 participants from member chambers of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry and stakeholder institutions took part in a four-day training programme in Khartoum, Sudan to share information, experiences, best practices, develop skills and identify challenges and opportunities in the microfinance sector in member countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference in support of poverty reduction and capacity development, and agreed on recommendations for the further development of the microfinance sector.

Contact:   Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
St.2/A, Block 9, Clifton, P.O.Box: 3831
Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Tel: (9221) 5874910, 5874756, 5830646
Fax: (9221) 5874212, 5870765
Email: icci @

Final Report:

    • INT-09-K02-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 111KB]

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      * Note: The reports posted have been prepared by the submitting institutions and their content is the sole responsibility of their authors. Please forward any inquiries or requests for further information to the contact person provided and kindly send a copy to the Office of the Chairman of the Group of 77 for our records.