Are central bank digital currencies really the game-changer for financial inclusion that many claim? And how are central banks thinking about designing CBDCs to ensure that they achieve their goals?
This reading deck investigates the potential of technology-enabled business models to provide underserved micro and small enterprises with responsible financial services.
This podcast episode features a Typhoon Rai survivor and the insurance provider that helped her rebuild her home. It explores the changing role of insurance and other financial services in climate change mitigation and adaptation.
This dynamic webinar gave us a chance to hear from the participants of our CoLab as they share lessons learned about how to diagnose gender norms, their findings and how they plan to use these findings in their own effort to advance women’s financial inclusion and economic empowerment.
This report provides a framework for a modern G2P payments architecture which can support long-term development outcomes through the digitalization of G2P payments laying out a path to a better, recipient-centered G2P system.
This deck shares CGAP's and its partners' comprehensive compilation of recent global knowledge about how Cash-in/Cash-Out agent networks operate in different markets so that it can inform a similar dialogue among financial services providers, policy makers and regulators in other countries.
This reading deck for policy makers shows how rural Cash-in/Cash-out (CICO) agent network expansion is key to ensuring poor people can capture the benefits of digital financial ecosystems and presents a set of policies that have been effective in enabling rural CICO in a way that benefits vulnerable segments.
This reading deck for regulators shows how expanding rural Cash-in/Cash-out (CICO) agent networks is key to ensuring more inclusive digital financial systems, illustrates industry innovations that are making rural CICO more viable and presents a set of regulatory considerations that can enable such innovations within a stable financial system.