News and Press Releases

July 25, 2017
Help capture and share the impact of financial inclusion around the world by submitting photos to the 2017 CGAP Photo Contest, now open for entries.
July 17, 2017
Many of Nigeria's 18 million smallholders limit investment in their farms because they do not have insurance to protect them against bad harvests. CGAP and Pula Advisors are exploring how satellite data could make it cheaper and easier to provide these farmers with insurance, giving them the confidence they need to invest in the future.
May 25, 2017
CEO Greta Bull outlined the six themes shaping CGAP's thinking for its five-year strategy that begins July 2018 in her annual address to the Council of Governors.
May 18, 2017
Carolina Trivelli, an economist specializing in financial inclusion and the former Minister of Development and Social Inclusion in Peru, was elected chair of the Executive Committee for CGAP at its annual meeting.
May 5, 2017
CGAP is looking to work with digital financial service providers, fintechs, and other organizations that have well-established financial inclusion assets and capabilities to share via open APIs.
April 28, 2017
CGAP and the World Bank Group’s State and Peacebuilding Fund released a timely report that sheds light on the importance of quality financial services during periods of humanitarian crises.
January 16, 2017
No matter how well designed the technology, interoperability in digital financial services will not reach its full potential unless the right business structure and incentives are in place, CGAP found in a new report.
December 13, 2016
New report: “Microfinance Funds – 10 years of Research and Practice” published by Symbiotics and CGAP
December 5, 2016
Does your organization have an innovative idea for a new or enhanced digital financial product or service that meets the needs of low-income customers in Sub-Saharan Africa? If so, CGAP wants to hear from you by January 9, 2017.
November 29, 2016

Washington, D.C., November 29, 2016: CGAP today announced its 2016 Photo Contest


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