A smallholder in Uganda

The innovative use of satellite data is driving down the cost of agricultural insurance in Africa.

Water pump in Bangladesh

Water providers are using digital finance to expand access and provide better service.

CGAP shows how four basic regulatory enablers have advanced digital financial services in 10 countries.

Global Findex

What does the latest Findex reveal about finanical inclusion? Check out CGAP's blog series for analysis.


About CGAP

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor is a global partnership of more than 30 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.


August 22, 2018
This Brief presents opportunities for the new wave of blended finance and points to areas that deserve further attention to optimize the use of different funding sources to advance responsible financial inclusion.
August 22, 2018
Blended finance arrangements are emerging every year that mitigate risks and unlock revenue, bringing private capital into the water sector where it is sorely needed. This presentation shows that efficient, customer-centric providers are using digital finance to expand access and provide better service.

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