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08 March 2017
Woman sewing, Uganda
Four in 10 women and girls around the world are excluded from the formal financial system. Restrictive social norms are one major factor that limits women's financial inclusion. Here's why norms matter.
06 March 2017
Man on computer, Zimbabwe
Open APIs have potential to spur innovation in digital finance and grow business for payment providers. But to realize these benefits, providers must design open APIs that meet the needs of the developers who use them.
01 March 2017
Women carry produce, Kenya
Market facilitation has become a well-known approach to development, but evidence on how best to apply it in the field remains limited. New case studies from Africa point toward numerous lessons.
27 February 2017
Chart: PEG vs non-PEG average transactions
New evidence from Ghana suggests that pay-as-you-go solar customers are becoming more active mobile money users.

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