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Policy Framework on the Regulation, Licensing and Supervision of Digital Banks

This framework provides guidance to regulators and policymakers contemplating strategies regarding digital banks, with a view of promoting financial inclusion.


Applications Open for the 2022 AFI Inclusive Fintech Showcase!

The initiative provides a stage for the world’s most promising fintech and regtech innovators that are enhancing access to and the usage and quality of formal financial services for low-income populations

Case Study

Case Studies of Multisectoral Approaches to Integrating Digital Financial Services for Women’s Financial Inclusion

This case study explores whether the use of DFS can be used to accelerate women’s financial inclusion and reduce gender inequality in sectors other than financial service - health, agriculture and MSME. 


Central Banks, Private Sector Urge Digital Currency Collaboration

At AFI’s Policy Leadership Dialogue on 29 September, Governor Rolle said that "access to mobile wallets and digital payments must be as universal as access to cash."


Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Gains in Financial Inclusion: Early Lessons From Regulators and Policymakers

This report takes a holistic look at what we have learnt so far in responding to COVID-19 and captures high- level lessons on policy responses that emerged within the Alliance for Financial Inclusion network.


Africa’s Financial Regulators Prioritize de-Risking of Vulnerable Groups

Women, youth and micro, small and medium enterprises in Africa are most at-risk of financial exclusion during COVID-19, say Bank of Tanzania and Alliance for Financial Inclusion.


Survey Report on Fintech for MSME Access to Financing

This survey report provides insights on the regulatory landscape of the usage of fintech to increase access to financing for MSMEs and the overall promotion of financial inclusion. 


Latin America and the Caribbean Leaders Look to Digital & Women for Sustainable Recovery

High-level representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean noted that digital means continued to offer alternative modes for countries to achieve their financial inclusion goals and reach worst-impacted groups.


Guideline Note on Data Privacy for Digital Financial Services

The purpose of the Guideline Note is to provide non-binding guidance for a comprehensive, risk-based and proportionate policy and regulatory framework for data privacy for digital financial services.