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CGAP Welcomes New Members to Its Executive Committee

CGAP welcomed five new members to its Executive Committee, the governing body that functions as CGAP’s board of directors.

CGAP Launches Customer-Centric Guide

CGAP today launched the Customer-Centric Guide, a web-based collection of toolkits and experiments to help financial service providers deliver products and services that better meet the needs of low-income customers.

CGAP and Pula Partner to Bring Satellite-Based Insurance to Farmers

Today, CGAP and Pula Advisors announced their partnership to bring satellite-based agricultural insurance to smallholder farmers in Nigeria.

Carolina Trivelli Elected New Chair of CGAP’s Executive Committee

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 on Thursday.

Humanitarian Crises: Financial Services Can Improve Resilience

CGAP and the World Bank Group’s State and Peacebuilding Fund released a timely report that sheds light on the importance of quality financial services during periods of humanitarian crises.

CGAP Finds Technology Alone Cannot Deliver Successful Interoperability

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 its new report.

New Report: “Microfinance Funds–10 years of Research and Practice”

The report on microfinance investment vehicles (MIV), co-published by CGAP and Symbiotics, compiles and analyzes ten years of research on global microfinance funds.

CGAP Photo Contest Winners Capture Empowerment, Resilience, Innovation

CGAP today announced its 2016 Photo Contest winner as Zay Yar Lin from Myanmar.

CGAP and FarmDrive Announce Partnership

CGAP and FarmDrive announced their partnership to explore the use of satellite-based imagery to help predict and solve the financial needs of smallholder farmers.

CGAP Launches Citi Foundation-Funded East Asia Program

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) launched today the East Asia Digital Financial Inclusion Program funded by the Citi Foundation.