The Islamic Social Finance Report 2015 (authored by Mohammed Obaidullah and Nasim Shah Shirazi) was launched on October 26, 2015 at conference on Zakat Management organized by the South Africa National Zakat Foundation at Pretoria.
The entire report may be downloaded from this link.
The Islamic Social Finance Report 2014 (authored by Mohammed Obaidullah, Dadang Muljawan, Hylmun Izhar and Nasim Shah Shirazi) may be downloaded here.
Click here for CNBC Interview with Dr Obaidullah on “How Islamic social finance can be used to fight poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa”
The event received wide media coverage:
CIP Financial: http://cpifinancial.net/news/post/33328/irti-launches-islamic-social-finance-report-2015
Daily Trust: http://dailytrust.com.ng/news/general/sudanese-s-africans-pay-more-zakah-than-nigerians–report/116609.html
People’s Daily (Nigeria): http://www.peoplesdailyng.com/irti-launches-islamic-social-finance-report-on-nigeria-others/
Islamic Finance News: http://www.islamicfinancenews.com/node/74676