2017 CGAP Photo Contest

Capture and share the impact of financial inclusion by submitting photos to the 2017 CGAP Photo Contest, now open for entries.

Indian girl with cell phone

What does the future of financial inclusion hold? CGAP asked over 100 leading thinkers around the world. Here's what we heard.

Syrian refugee plays with her child

Our series looks at the role of financial services in helping displaced people to overcome adversity and economies to thrive.

India Stack Graphic

India's new financial infrastructure has been making headlines. We take a closer look at some key lessons to date.

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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.

Publications

July 24, 2017
Côte d’Ivoire is the largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans and cashew nuts, and a top exporter of coffee and palm oil. Nevertheless, Ivorian smallholder farmers who contribute the most to the agricultural sector are largely neglected by formal financial institutions.
July 24, 2017
This paper presents the research methodology for "National Survey and Segmentation of Smallholder Households in Côte d’Ivoire."

From Our Blog

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