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

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

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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 10, 2017
Under the right circumstances, financial inclusion, stability, integrity, and consumer protection (collectively referred to as I-SIP) can be positively related, and the failure to consider any one of these objectives can lead to problems.
June 19, 2017
The future for poor people and financial inclusion is difficult to predict. In what ways will financial services influence inequality and economic participation for poor people by 2025?

From Our Blog

20 July 2017
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To find out why more people aren't going digital in Ghana, CGAP partnered with pay-as-you-go...