Ghana made waves earlier this year when it launched the world’s first digital financial services (DFS) policy, building on the past five years of explosive DFS growth in the country. Can the new policy help to close the gender gap?By Buddy Buruku and Clarissa Kudowor, Buddy Buruku is a CGAP Financial Sector Specialist and a digital financial services (DFS) adviser based in Ghana where she is CGAP’s in-country lead.
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.By Sahana Arun Kumar, Amarante Consulting
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