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23 February 2017
Women at market, Niger
Market facilitation has become a common approach to making financial markets work for the poor. This post kicks off a new series to explore how this approach can be used effectively.
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21 February 2017
Man on street looks at mobile phone, Brazil
Small and medium banks in Brazil are starting to take advantage of new regulations that make it easier to adopt fully digital business models. What impact might this development have on financial inclusion in the longer term?
15 February 2017
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Smiling woman in field, India
India is currently considering a universal basic income (UBI) scheme in which the government would guarantee a minimum income for all citizens. What are the key points of the UBI debate? What could UBI mean for financial inclusion in India?
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13 February 2017
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Woman harvests chilis, Bangladesh
From restrictive cultural norms to less access to technology, women around the world face unique challenges in gaining access to formal financial services.

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