Green bean harvest, Kenya

A new blog series looks to deepen and broaden the discussion on how financial inclusion can help achieve the SDGs.

Harvesting rice

This series explores crosscutting topics affecting standard-setters as they adapt to a fast-changing financial landscape.

Cocoa farmers use mobile phones in Côte d’Ivoire

Learn more about an innovative pilot project conducted with smallholder farmers in Côte d’Ivoire.


About CGAP

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor is a global partnership of 34 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion. CGAP develops innovative solutions through practical research and active engagement with financial service providers, policy makers, and funders to enable approaches at scale. Housed at the World Bank, CGAP combines a pragmatic approach to responsible market development with an evidence-based advocacy platform to increase access to the financial services the poor need to improve their lives.


October 11, 2016
Innovations in digital finance can play a role in the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.”
October 6, 2016
This Brief summarizes issues relevant to deposit insurance arising from emerging digital stored-value products and offers three distinct approaches for countries to consider.

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