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CGAP Updates its Visual Identity and Online Assets, Reflecting its New Five-Year Strategy

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 8, 2018 – The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) unveiled its newly designed website , refreshed logo and a new...

Microfinance Gateway Becomes FinDev Gateway, Reflecting its Broadening Scope

The Microfinance Gateway, CGAP’s independent knowledge platform, is changing its name to FinDev Gateway. The new brand reflects the platform’s broadening scope in recognition of the role financial inclusion plays in achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

CGAP Launches Photo and Video Contest

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor’s (CGAP) 13th annual photo contest, launched today, is seeking striking images on financial inclusion in Africa. For the first time, short video submissions on Africa also will be accepted.

CGAP Launches New Five-Year Strategy

CGAP announced a new five-year strategy ("CGAP VI") today to guide its work in helping poor people access and use the financial services they need to help them adapt to disruptive forces reshaping the world.

CGAP CEO Outlines CGAP VI Priorities in Her Speech at Annual Meeting

CGAP CEO Greta Bull's address to the CGAP Council of Governors Annual Meeting.

CGAP Launches Smallholder Families Data Hub

CGAP today launched a new research tool to help financial services providers learn quickly and easily about the demand among smallholder families for financial services.

CGAP and Harvesting Explore Use of Alternative Data in Credit Scores

CGAP and Harvesting Inc., a California-based financial technology firm, are partnering to develop a new credit scoring mechanism for smallholder farmers in Uganda to improve their access to loans.

CGAP Partnerships Explore Impact of Open APIs on Financial Inclusion

CGAP today announces partnerships with five companies that are committed to opening their systems and data to third parties.

CGAP 12th Annual Photo Contest Winners

Every year CGAP invites photographers from around the world to illustrate with original and compelling images the impact that financial inclusion can have on the over 2 billion unbanked people.

CGAP Announces New Platform for Graduation Approach

CGAP is now handing the Graduating the Poor Initiative over as the foundation for a new platform at the World Bank.