In early 2018, CGAP partnered with FinTech firm Harvesting to support PRIDE Microfinance, Uganda’s largest microfinance institution, to develop an effective credit scoring mechanism using traditional and alternative data sources. In this webinar, we presented lessons learned from our initiative.
In this webinar, presenters discussed the early performance of a new algorithm that uses satellite imagery and farm-level yield data to drastically reduce the amount of crop sampling required to offer area yield index insurance products.
CGAP presented findings from our nationwide survey of smallholder households in Nigeria - the first survey of its kind in the country. The presentation highlighted challenges and opportunities for delivering better smallholder financial solutions grounded on new evidence.
Xavier Giné, lead economist at the World Bank Group, presented findings from a recent study co-authored with Cristina Martínez Cuellar and Rafe Mazer of 1,700 consumers in Mexico and Peru on the effectiveness of behavioral-based financial disclosure formats.
In a webinar on May 31, CGAP and partner InterMedia presented the findings from a nationwide survey of smallholder households in Bangladesh — the first survey of its kind in the country — highlighting the challenges and opportunities for delivering better financial solutions grounded in evidence.
Dorothy Stuehmke, Senior Program Officer for International Programs at Citi Foundation, joined CGAP for a discussion of these efforts and the findings from the Global Youth Survey 2017: Economic Prospects & Expectations, which examines what young people in 32 countries say they need to succeed.
On April 14, 2017, CGAP hosted a conversation with leaders from the Chinese Academy of Financial Inclusion (CAFI), Renmin University, Beijing, to discuss the rapid growth of digital finance in China and its impact on reducing poverty.