Bolstering Women’s Climate Resilience and Adaptation through Financial ServicesFinancial services help people to reduce the impact of and to adapt to climate-related risks. Yet women have less access to such tools. This working paper illustrates how women are differently impacted by climate change and how financial services can play a better role in strengthening their autonomous adaptive capacities to climate change.
Resilient Rural Women: Applying Personas and Insights for Climate-Smart InnovationThis deck explores three personas of rural women and their distinct customer journeys through product and service engagement. It aims to provide a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities rural women face—including in the context of climate change.
Strengthening Rural Women’s Climate Resilience: Opportunities for Financial and Agricultural Service ProvidersRural women are critical to ensuring global food security but disproportionately vulnerable to climate change. In this working paper, CGAP and Mercy Corps AgriFin provide an overview of 10 opportunities for service providers, investors, and donors to improve rural women’s climate resilience and share examples of innovative business solutions.
Instant Payments and Merchants — Pricing Policy ConsiderationsThis technical note helps explain why changes in instant payment pricing are occurring, assesses their impact on market development, and offers suggestions for the path forward.
Starting the Transaction: Payment Initiation and Customer ExperienceThis technical note is framed to help policymakers and payment system operators understand recent trends in payment initiation and customer experience in making interoperable payments work better for low-income populations.
Global Landscape: Data Trails of Digitally Included Poor (DIP) PeopleMany low-income people generate rich data trails that are not being fully leveraged in the design and delivery of financial services. CGAP's reading deck puts a spotlight on the specific data trails generated by digitally included yet poor people, the sources of these data trails, and variations of data trails across different segmentations.
2021 Trends in International Funding for Financial InclusionCGAP’s annual Funder Survey breaks down financial inclusion funding data to offer new intelligence about who’s doing what and where—insights that could be used to inform future development programming and coordination, to ultimately impact the lives of people living in poverty.
International Funding for Financial Inclusion in 2021: Global DataThese data snapshots were generated from the 2021 CGAP Funder Survey and they may be browsed online or downloaded to share and use in your own presentations
Funding Explorer: Interactive Data for the 2021 CGAP Funder SurveyThe Funding Explorer is a set of seven interactive dashboards reflecting active international financial inclusion funding commitments as of December 31, 2021. The Explorer uses data from the CGAP Funder Survey complemented by publicly available contextual indicators.