Community driven development in Bangladesh : factors behind the reality

Abstract: A review of community driven development in Bangladesh demonstrates that both formal and informal organizations can bring about people centric development through empowerment. Successful cases include social forestry, community-based health management, microfinance, and cereal banks. Author(s): Baroi, Harold Sougato; Rabbani, Golam Source(s): , Canadian social science; Vol. 7, No. 4 p. 74-81, ill Canadian…

Citizenship learning, participatory democracy and micro-financing : the case of Grameen bank’s peer-lending system in Bangladesh

Abstract: This paper is about how Grameen Bank (GB) women borrowers engage in participatory democracy through discussion at weekly centre meetings. Although GB has no direct formal citizenship education program, these activities generate poor women’s leadership development opportunities in the community. Author(s): Rouf, Kazi Abdur Source(s): , Journal of global citizenship & equity education (JGCEE);…