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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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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.
27 March 2018
A family uses a mobile phone in India
Just like customers themselves, providers deeply value the protection and security of the customer data they hold. They just have different reasons.
05 December 2017
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Cooking up a storm
While data breaches in high-income countries dominate the news, data protection is also emerging as a major issue in lower-income countries. Here are six key questions to ask when evaluating a country’s legal protections for its citizens’ personal data.
26 October 2017
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Children use a computer in rural India
The Equifax data breach that exposed 145 million people's personal information holds two big lessons for developing countries: avoid centralized databases and let consumers control their own data.
21 August 2017
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Kenyan woman with mobile phone
In a CGAP and M-Kopa pilot in Kenya, customers with greater control over their credit histories took up more credit and were more likely to pay it off in full.
25 May 2017
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A woman in Ghana uses a phone while making food
As mobile money continues to evolve, new kinds of fraud are emerging. Here are some steps that providers and regulators can take to keep up.
10 April 2017
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Graphic: Seema's biometric ID
India’s new financial infrastructure could connect hundreds of millions of people to financial services, but at its core is a biometric ID system that has stirred controversy around data privacy and security. What are the risks, and what can be done to minimize them?
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26 April 2016
A man uses a magnifier to repair a camera.
Lack of supervisory capacity is one of the key challenges facing financial sector supervisors in emerging markets. A risk-based approach to supervision helps to strategically allocate scarce resources and to prioritize interventions according to identified risks.

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