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Can Focused Policy Reforms Help Bring Back Remittances?

How the Ethiopian government is tackling the challenge of declining remittances and economic contraction brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Formalizing Remittances for Forcibly Displaced People: Findings from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The lifeline provided by remittances can help advance financial inclusion among vulnerable populations.
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Postal Remittances Are Not Immune to a Pandemic

Early trends point to a drop in remittance volumes as Posts step up to serve their communities in a time of crisis
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Can Mobile Wallets Increase Access to Remittances and Other Financial Services?

Home to more than 600,000 Syrian refugees, Jordan hosts the second highest ratio of refugees in the world - 89 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants. In this blog post, Amarante Consulting shares what they learned from evaluating the Dig#ttances project, which explored digital solutions for refugees and the unbanked in Jordan.
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International Remittances: Why Is the Shift to Digital So Slow?

The uptake of digital remittances has been slower than hoped. Are we on the edge of a rapid revolution, or will the switch happen gradually, over many years? And is digital origination a key to driving down remittance costs? 
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Remittances for Development: How Far Have We Come?

What will it take to bring the cost of remittance transfers down? Lessons from the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development.