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Towards a More Sustainable Livelihood for Business Correspondent Agents
A new pilot explores the possibilities for agents in rural India to include assisted e-commerce among the services they offer.
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Coping Strategies of Financially Distressed Households
Which clients are most likely to draw down savings, borrow or sell off assets to deal with reduced income? This data can help MFIs find ways to make savings products easier to access, use and afford.
Finding Our Collective Direction Towards Women's Economic Empowerment
Aude de Montesquiou, Global Facilitator for FinEquity, discusses the community of practice's current work and future ambitions to support women.
FinDev Guide to Women's Financial Inclusion
International Women's Day is always an excellent time to take stock and review what we have learned over the last year on women's financial inclusion, as well as what we still need to work on.
This edition of SDG Progress provides extensive evidence-based examples of the benefits of digital financial services for the 13 relevant Sustainable Development Goals with a stronger focus on women and climate change.
This report considers evidence on how inclusive financial services can help vulnerable populations respond to climate change.
Affordable financing is critical for Ukrainian agribusinesses as they support their fellow farmers and soldiers on the front lines.
FinDev Gateway hosts publications from over 2,000 organizations. Explore the largest collection of resources on microfinance and financial inclusion including over 8,000 papers, case studies, toolkits and more.
WASH and Financial Inclusion: A Set of Indicators to Guide the Activities of Impact Investors in the WASH Sector
This study shares the result of an e-MFP WASH Action Group project aiming to identify a set of priority indicators to be used by impact investors when evaluating their potential and existing WASH investments.
The Gendered Impacts of Index-Insurance on Food-Consumption: Evidence From Southern Ethiopia
This paper evaluates the gendered impact of an index-based livestock insurance product on food consumption among pastoral households in southern Ethiopia.
Emerging Trends in National Financial Inclusion Strategies That Support Women’s Entrepreneurship
This World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law (WBL) -CGAP Brief presents data collected by the WBL project on how National Financial Inclusion Strategies can spur policy and regulatory reforms in support of women’s entrepreneurship.
Dive into the latest research and insights on over 30 topics related to financial inclusion and microfinance. FinDev Gateway hosts over 8,000 publications, blog posts, events and announcements curated by our editors and sent in by various organizations from across the globe.
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Keep up with the global microfinance and financial inclusion community. Check out the latest news from across the sector, and an extensive calendar of events and trainings hosted by a wide range of organizations.
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Building Climate Resilience: What Can FSPs Do?
Financial inclusion can be a powerful tool to help the most vulnerable build resilience to the devastating impacts of climate change. This webinar (recording) looks at how financial service providers are approaching the issue of climate change with their clients.Learn More