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Zakah Management for Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam

Jaelani, Aan (2015): Zakah Management for Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam. Published in: International Seminar and the Call for Papers on Zakat , Vol. 1, No. Zakat Strengthening For Socio Economic Development (16 November 0016): pp. 1-32.

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Poverty reduction has become the focus of historians, sociologists and economists throughout its history. The causative factors of poverty have been identified in the form of income ineligibility to social injustice and economic system. The efforts of poverty reduction into government policy to reform the social security system for socio-economic system reform. Because poverty is a multidimensional problem, solutions that do require a set of co-ordinated action, particularly through charity. Indonesia has a large population with the problem of poverty is the target completion in economic development. However, optimizing the potential of zakat which is high on the people of Indonesia and the cooperation among stakeholders and government regulation to be a solution in reducing poverty. It is certainly different from Brunei Darussalam to the level of a small population and government revenues are high, so the management of zakat by MUIB in the form of cash grants, capital of commerce, and others are implementable can resolve the problem of poverty in this country.

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