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Can Smartphone-Supported Behavioral Biometrics Advance Digital Financial Inclusion?

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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Resetting the Mindset Toward Investing in African Women Entrepreneurs

Eveline Tall, ambassador for AFAWA (Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa), shares why this initiative is necessary and how they are working to reduce the regional gender gap in financing.

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Beyond Green Finance: Client-Centric Strategies for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

There has never been a better moment in history to identify climate adaptation solutions and make the much-needed transition towards regenerative economic systems. Here are five key steps for financial service providers.


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Guide / Toolkit

This toolkit provides practical guidance for regulators and remittance service providers on how to assess national regulatory environments to identify opportunities for innovation in know your customer and customer due diligence processes to enhance remittance access.

Paper

This paper addresses the need to reform the international development finance architecture in ways that expand access to affordable credit for women entrepreneurs in the Global South, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Three reasons why the development community should lead the shift away from using language that emphasizes people’s deficits, and model how we can do better.

Latest Publications

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 / Horus Development Finance

Gender-Disaggregated Data in Financial Institutions: A Pragmatic Perspective

This article proposes a pragmatic approach, with tangible use cases and best practices for collecting, analyzing and using gender-disaggregated data to accelerate women's financial inclusion.

News & Events

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.

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.

Paths (and Potholes) Ahead

This webinar will present findings and themes in the e-MFP Financial Inclusion Compass 2024, which features new questions on fraud, biodiversity, reputation, missed opportunities and even what "financial inclusion" actually means: is it, beyond re-branding, meaningfully different from "microfinance"? 

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