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.
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.
CGAP, in collaboration with the Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT), has launched the results of a nationally representative survey detailing how smallholder households in Tanzania manage their unpredictable income and financial challenges.
Leaders from the public, private, and non-profit world said today that digital financial tools such as mobile-phone based money transfers hold great promise to improve the delivery of financial assistance during humanitarian crises.
Her Royal Highness the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg addressed the opening of the annual meeting of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), a multi-donor organization that focuses on advancing financial inclusion through research and partnerships.