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27 September 2017
Cotton smallholder in Mozambique
Fewer than 1 percent of smallholder farmers in Africa have agricultural insurance. Digital technologies, such as satellite imaging, could greatly expand access to insurance in Africa and around the world.
25 September 2017
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A lantern maker in the Philippines
Competition is heating up among digital financial services providers looking to stake a dominant position in the $35 trillion global retail payments market. But this could be a market where cooperation will be as important as competition for success.
20 September 2017
Tanzanian merchant
A behavioral economics experiment in Tanzania increased customers' savings by up to 11 percent using SMS messages about the balances of better savers.
18 September 2017
Craftswoman in Ecuador
Bundling digital payments with services that address common challenges for merchants could expand access to finance for small businesses.

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