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Open Data, Smart Investments Needed for Fintech to Serve Needs of the Poor in the digital economy

CGAP CEO Greta Bull Addresses Afro-Asian Fintech Festival NAIROBI, Kenya, July 15, 2019 Financial technologies are playing an outsized role in...

CGAP CEO Speech on Fintech and Financial Inclusion at Afro-Asian Fintech Festival

FINTECH AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION Greta Bull, CGAP CEO Address to Afro-Asian Fintech Festival July 15, 2019 Nairobi, Kenya Good afternoon. My job here...

Jason Lamb of Gates Foundation Named New Chair of CGAP’s Executive Committee

CGAP CEO calls for renewed focus on retail credit to support growth and jobs for the poor BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 22, 2019 - Jason Lamb from the Bill &...

CGAP CEO Greta Bull Highlights the Credit Puzzle in Her Speech at Annual Meeting

CGAP CEO Greta Bull's address to the 2019 CGAP Council of Governors Annual Meeting in Beirut, Lebanon.

CGAP Pays Tribute to Visionary Leadership of BSP Governor Espenilla in Advancing Financial Inclusion

WASHINGTON, February 28, 2019 - The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is deeply saddened by the death of Governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr....

CGAP 13th Annual Photo and Video Contest Winners Capture Resilience and Hope

WASHINGTON, DC, February 12, 2019 - The winner in this year’s CGAP Photo Contest deftly captures the uncertain future many young women in the Middle...

CGAP Welcomes Credit Suisse as New Member

Credit Suisse is partnering with CGAP to support its work in building inclusive and responsible financial systems that help people move out of poverty, protect their economic gains and advance the broader global development agenda.

CGAP Updates its Visual Identity and Online Assets, Reflecting its New Five-Year Strategy

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 8, 2018 – The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) unveiled its newly designed website , refreshed logo and a new...

Microfinance Gateway Becomes FinDev Gateway, Reflecting its Broadening Scope

The Microfinance Gateway, CGAP’s independent knowledge platform, is changing its name to FinDev Gateway. The new brand reflects the platform’s broadening scope in recognition of the role financial inclusion plays in achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

CGAP Launches Photo and Video Contest

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor’s (CGAP) 13th annual photo contest, launched today, is seeking striking images on financial inclusion in Africa. For the first time, short video submissions on Africa also will be accepted.