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20 June 2018
Across Sub-Saharan Africa, new success stories are playing out, yet little is understood about the approaches many countries in the region have taken to develop inclusive payment ecosystems. CGAP set out to examine pathways to inclusive payment ecosystems in two Sub-Saharan African countries, Tanzania and Ghana, to learn from their experiences.
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English (36 pages)
19 June 2018
This is the story of how the United Nations Mobile Money for the Poor in Uganda worked with a coffee exporter to digitize one of the country’s most important cash crops. Learn about the dynamics of digitizing agricultural value chains and how organizations from different sectors worked to digitize Uganda’s coffee value chain.
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English (44 pages)
19 December 2017
The 2017 CGAP Cross-Border Funder Survey sheds light on key trends and development in international funding for financial inclusion. It shows that funder commitments to financial inclusion reached a historic high of US$37 billion in 2016.
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English (4 pages)
11 October 2016
Innovations in digital finance can play a role in the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.”
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English (10 pages)
30 September 2016
This study aims to map the market system for DFS in WAEMU, including key actors in supply and demand, rules (e.g., regulations for e-money, telecommunications, competition), and supporting functions (e.g., agent networks, information providers); identify systemic constraints or root causes that explain why the DFS market is currently not serving the needs of low-income populations; and identify opportunities for triggering systems-level change.
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English (132 pages) | French (149 pages)
19 April 2016
This report shares the findings, observations and insights from a nationally-representative survey of smallholder households in Uganda. It examines how smallholder households in Uganda manage their income and expenses,and explores financial inclusion in the smallholder sector.
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English (101 pages)
16 March 2016
This Brief provides an introduction to the fast-evolving landscape of digital credit and illustrates common features of this new digital finance offering.
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English (4 pages) | French (4 pages) | Spanish (4 pages)
09 March 2016
This Brief explains how digital finance is enabling pay-as-you-go energy expansion, which in turn provides a gateway to a range of financial products for the financially excluded.
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English (4 pages) | French (4 pages) | Spanish (4 pages)
07 March 2016
This working paper shares the findings, observations, and insights from the national survey of smallholder households in Mozambique.
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English (93 pages) | Portuguese (95 pages)
26 February 2016
While there has been renewed appreciation for how reaching smallholder households could drive financial inclusion, little is known about this unique, yet massive client group.
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English (15 pages) | Portuguese (21 pages)

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