CGAP is an independent policy and research center dedicated to advancing financial access for the world's poor. It is supported by over 30 development agencies and private foundations who share a common mission to alleviate poverty. Housed at the World Bank, CGAP provides market intelligence, promotes standards, develops innovative solutions and offers advisory services to governments, financial service providers, donors, and investors.



Financial Innovation for Smallholder Families: Lessons from CGAP's Partnerships with Providers

CGAP's approach to understanding how financial service providers can more effectively serve smallholder families includes understanding smallholder demand for financial services and driving innovation in financial products, services, and practices.

A Systemic Approach to Financial Inclusion: An eLearning Course for Funders

Are you working for a development agency or implementing a project for a development agency? Do poor people really need financial services? How would a systemic or market facilitation approach help improve your impact? Sign up at www.gateway.acdemy/funders for this free course to find the answers.  

Paving the Way for Digital Financial Services in Jordan

Customers are turning to formal channels that use digital and mobile technologies for remittances because these are often able to offer services at lower costs. As more customers turn to formal services, remittances will have an even stronger developmental impact, notably in countries where protracted humanitarian crises affect large numbers of people.

CGAP Smallholder Household Surveys: Côte d’Ivoire User Guide

This paper presents the research methodology for "National Survey and Segmentation of Smallholder Households in Côte d’Ivoire."

Financial Inclusion, Stability, Integrity, and Protection: Philippines

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.