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Using Microfinance To Mitigate the Effects of Natural Disasters (Discussion Transcript)

Institutional Sponsor: 
United States Agency for International Development
Publication date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2005

This is the Summary of the Speakers Corner #6: Using Microfinance To Mitigate the Effects of Natural Disasters took place on September 22-24, 2005.

Geetha Nagarajan, a respected researcher in rural finance with more than 10 years of experience evaluating MFI disaster management, led a very active and engaging Speaker’s Corner in this community. The conference addressed topics including how microfinance can help mitigate the effects of natural disasters and what challenges and opportunities microfinance institutions face in providing services in these environments.