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BY Munir Quddus In recent days, much has been written on the benefits (or lack thereof) of microfinance (micro-credit). Some writers are economists and others simply interested in the subject who have based their opinions on research conducted by economists on microfin...

By Ikhtiar Kazi First published in http://opinion.bdnews24.com Like many other concerned citizens of the world, I was stunned by the news that Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has been sacked by the government of Bangladesh, from his position of managing director (Head) ...

By Munir Quddus The unseemly manner in which the current government of Bangladesh has sought to remove Professor Yunus from his position as head of the Grameen Bank is a sad spectacle. It seems the government, for reasons one can only guess, is determined to destroy wo...

By M Shahidul Islam Following the removal of its founder Muhammad Yunus from the Grameen Bank, growing concerns about the future of the bank are prompting some depositors to withdraw their savings. Indeed many analysts and industry experts cautioned that a sudden exit ...

By Katherine Esty "There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things." - Niccolo Machiavelli The Prince (1532) I first met Muhammad Yun...

By Rehman Sobhan The measure of a leader is the ability to transform a perceived adversary into an ally. The measure of a statesman is a leader who can join hands with an adversary in building a better tomorrow for the generations to come. The Bangladesh Bank's notice...

By Abdul Hannan Chowdhury In the rapidly changing business world, many concepts emerge, evolve and decline at pace faster than their own evolution. This has led to the development of innumerable business jargons whose rate of awareness and acceptance varies from coun...

CGAP today released the following statement from Tilman Ehrbeck, CGAP CEO, and Vijay Mahajan, Chair of CGAP's board, on the efforts to remove Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus as Managing Director of Grameen Bank: "We are deeply concerned by the campaign of the past fe...

By Mahfuz Anam Can a technicality be the main measure of judging a man of Yunus' stature? So after all the talk of "blood sucking" and "siphoning off billions" the real guilt of our one and only Nobel Laureate and globally admired microcredit pioneer and Grameen B...

The University of Florence visited the Yunus Centre in September and began creating a social business centre at the University. Then in January, a memorandum of understanding was signed, making official the partnership between the University of Florence and the Yunus Ce...

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