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Sustainable development goals and the role of zakat

Muhammad Ahmad, Shamsuddeen and Mahadi, Nur Farhah (2019) Sustainable development goals and the role of zakat. In: Proceedings of the 1st Kedah International Zakat Conference 2019, 5 Aug 2019, Alor Star, Kedah.

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The paper examines the potential of the institution of Zakāt to address the development challenges, especially in the Muslim world. We discuss the religious dimension of Zakāt. We also explore the economic potential and effects of Zakāt by reviewing theoretical and empirical studies. Finally, the study provide an analysis which suggests that Zakāt can play a significant role in meeting sustainable development goals related to poverty, hunger, global health and well-being, quality education, decent work and economic growth and income inequality

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 8630/78574
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zakat, Sustainable Development Goals.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance (IIiBF)
Depositing User: Dr Nur Farhah Mahadi
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2020 15:51
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2020 14:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/78574

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