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23 October 2017
This survey explored the agricultural and nonagricultural activities, financial practices and interests, and challenges and aspirations of over 3,300 smallholder families throughout Nigeria.
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English (93 pages)
10 August 2017
Advances in digital technologies and the increased availability of data can be used to support low-income customers to do more than make payments. These advances can help them to make financial decisions and develop strategies to manage their finances.
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English (20 pages)
24 July 2017
Côte d’Ivoire is the largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans and cashew nuts, and a top exporter of coffee and palm oil. Nevertheless, Ivorian smallholder farmers who contribute the most to the agricultural sector are largely neglected by formal financial institutions.
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English (114 pages) | French (126 pages)
24 July 2017
This paper presents the research methodology for "National Survey and Segmentation of Smallholder Households in Côte d’Ivoire."
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English (114 pages) | French (114 pages)
30 May 2017
CGAP conducted a nationally representative survey of smallholder households in Bangladesh in 2016. The survey explored the agricultural and nonagricultural activities, financial practices and interests, and challenges and aspirations of smallholder families in Bangladesh.
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English (110 pages)
30 May 2017
This Data Set User's Guide provides information on the methodology used for the 2016 CGAP Smallholder Household Surveys in Bangladesh.
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English (156 pages)
19 April 2017
Insights gained from Mystery Shopping exercises can be critical for regulators and supervisors charged with overseeing DFS markets.
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English (24 pages)
27 March 2017
Smartphone applications offer a powerful tool for financial service providers to offer services to their customers—if done right. CGAP reviewed six smartphone apps currently available in India to find out what design elements are essential to fully deliver on the promise of marrying a financial service with a smartphone interface.
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English (49 pages)
19 December 2016
This working paper explores how installing branchless banking agents and implementing financial trust workshops in Peru impacts JUNTOS users’ attitudes towards the formal financial system and, in turn, their savings behavior within it.
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English (36 pages)
19 December 2016
Rapid expansion in the microfinance sector has been credited with advancing financial inclusion in India. This paper addresses what might constitute a loan mis-sale and seeks to inform the use of suitability guidelines for lending to low-income households by microfinance institutions, self-help groups, and various banks.
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English (34 pages)

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