A new paper explains how financial services providers are taking advantage of the unprecedented opportunity of digital data.

Join us on February 27 for a day-long event that will present the latest evidence on the impact of microcredit.

In a new blog series, we explore where financial inclusion in India is headed and the enormous potential of digital channels.

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In 2014, CGAP played a meaningful role in shaping positive developments in the broader financial inclusion field.

In Peru, the design of agent networks greatly impacts their ability to operate viably in remote areas of the country.


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.


January 27, 2015
The amount of electronic data generated by computerization—digital data—is growing at unprecedented rates. Financial services are an information business—can this growing wealth of data be harnessed to advance financial inclusion?
January 26, 2015
This research sought to understand the perspectives of providers and regulators on consumer protection in digital finance in Colombia.

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26 January 2015
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