Promoting Fair Competition in the Digital Economy
This brief is intended for USAID staff and partners whose development programs (fintech, e-commerce, data centers, digital agriculture, etc.) are impacted by competition within the digital economy, a critical component to achieving an inclusive, open, and secure digital ecosystem.
Digital Finance Campaign Replication Guide
This Replication Guide shares an overview of a proven, evidence-based solution to a specific development challenge, and then provides steps on how to replicate it with a goal to increase the digital financial capabilities and decision-making skills of women.
Digital Financial Literacy Campaign: Final Report
This publication shares an overview of Digital Financial Literacy Campaign Activity designed to increase the digital financial literacy and decision making skills of women so that they can effectively use digital financial services.
Examining Virtual Currencies: Risks and Uncertainties of a Novel Payment Technology in International Development
This exploratory brief discusses the implications that virtual currencies, and to a lesser extent central bank-issued digital currencies, might pose for stakeholders in international development contexts.
USAID Digital Payments Toolkit 2020
This Toolkit is designed to be used by organizations regardless of their experience with digital payments and to inspire and enable organizations new to digital payments to make the switch.
Fintech Partnerships Playbook: How Donors Can Pursue Private Sector Engagement to Strengthen Digital Finance Ecosystems
This playbook aims to assist USAID staff, development practitioners, and donor stakeholders—to brainstorm and develop projects that take a purpose-driven approach to private sector engagement in digital finance.
Primer on Blockchain: How To Assess the Relevance of Distributed Ledger Technology to International Development
Fintech Partnerships Checklist: Identifying and Strengthening the Right Digital Finance Partner
This fintech partnerships checklist can serve as a living checklist that reflects at least four persistent factors that increase the importance of certain issues donors should be cognizant of in digital finance.