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Working to Promote Food Security in Burkina Faso

Claire Lossiané of YIKRI, winner of the 2023 European Microfinance Award, reflects on the MFI’s programs to combat malnutrition.

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India’s Digital Divide Threatens the Progress of Financial Inclusion

There are three key challenges that need to be addressed to fulfill the promise of India's much-lauded digital public infrastructure, as mobile phones and internet access remain inaccessible for a significant segment of the population.

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Microfinance in Gaza Will Play a Crucial Role in the Post-Conflict Economic Recovery

When the war ends in the Gaza Strip, the support of the international community will be key to help Gazans recover.


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Is it time to rethink our approach to microfinance? In this webinar, our panelists explored this critical question and discussed what needs to change for microfinance to be effectively leveraged as a development tool.

Paper

Amid the enthusiasm to expand and scale digital public infrastructure (DPI) models to dozens of new markets, this report explores the opportunities for DPI to be built and deployed responsibly for three fundamental elements of financial inclusion: identity (ID), payments, and consent-based data exchanges. 

FinDev Blog
Blog

Behavioral biometrics, an emerging technology which uses AI and machine learning to examine behavioral patterns to authenticate users, presents the financial inclusion sector with exciting opportunities as well as challenges.

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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.

Paper / CGAP

8 Billion Reasons: Inclusive Finance as a Catalyst for Climate Action

This paper is a call to action for climate practitioners and financial services stakeholders from across public, private, and philanthropic sectors to work together to unlock the full potential of financial inclusion for scaling grassroots climate action. 

Paper / Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Designing Credit Products to Support Women’s Economic Activity: Synthesis of Recent Literature

This evidence synthesis examines a range of studies published to examine the impact of financial innovations that have addressed barriers women face in accessing and using credit for productive purposes. 

Paper / CGAP

Financial Inclusion and Disruptive Innovation: Regulatory Implications

This working paper explores the latest wave of disruptive financial services innovations to better understand the regulatory changes that allow EMDEs to harness their financial inclusion potential while containing consumer and financial sector risk.

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FinDev Webinars

FinDev Webinars enable financial inclusion practitioners to share lessons and attend online presentations and discussions delivered by the world’s leading financial inclusion experts.

Reassessing Microfinance as a Development Tool

Is it time to rethink our approach to microfinance? In this webinar, our panelists explored this critical question and discussed what needs to change for microfinance to be effectively leveraged as a development tool.

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