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15 May 2018
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Man on the street in Kailahun, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone's approach to setting up a regulatory sandbox for financial inclusion holds important lessons for other countries.
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07 May 2018
Kenyans show their mobile phones
Kenyans can now send money between the country's two largest digital wallet services, Airtel and M-Pesa, the latest step toward interoperability in East Africa.
04 April 2018
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Kenya's pricing transparency rules have made customers more aware of the costs of using certain digital financial services, according to a new CGAP survey.
29 March 2018
Maize harvesting in Tanzania
New CGAP partnerships test large agribusinesses' potential to bring financial services to millions of rural farmers.
20 March 2018
Funding for financial inclusion in Africa has reached $4.7 billion, up 270 percent over the past several years. So which countries are getting the most funding? And are these investments making a difference?
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12 March 2018
A Ugandan smallholder walks along a dirt road with her bike.
Agricultural lending remains a frontier area even as the alternative lending space fills up with new players. Here are some early insights from CGAP's work on alternative credit scoring for smallholder farmers in Uganda.
22 February 2018
Smallholders in Mozambique receive cash payments from a cotton buyer
Bringing digital finance to the rural poor will require financial services providers to work more creatively with agribusinesses that have extensive experience serving last-mile clients.
13 February 2018
Mother and child drawing water
A pilot in Ghana is showing that the pay-as-you-go solar model can be adapted to change how water is delivered to poor customers.
08 February 2018
Super platforms like Ant Financial are likely to expand into Africa and impact financial services providers, regulators and customers.
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01 February 2018
A nationally representative phone survey shows who's using digital credit, how they're using it, and whether it's living up to the hype of helping families cope with emergencies.

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