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Microfinance Barometer 2016

Sustainable Development Goals: What is at stake for microfinance?

For the seventh consecutive year, Convergences has published the Microfinance Barometer, in partnership with Fédération nationale des Caisses d’Epargne (FNCE), The MasterCard Foundation, Caisse des Dépôts, the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and Oikocredit. This annual publication contains up-to-date figures at world level, in Europe and in France, analyzes the major trends of the sector and takes a look at the new opportunities of microfinance in the countries of the global North and South.

This latest edition of the Barometer puts a spotlight on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted in September 2015 by the UN. In this Barometer, high-level researchers and professionals analyze the role and the value-added of the microfinance sector in reaching the SDGs by 2030. Exclusive data and figures also highlight the major trends of the sector worldwide and in France.