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India and Ghana Accelerate Unified Payment Interface Integration for Seamless Cross-Border Payments

By streamlining cross-border payments and reducing reliance on third-party currencies, initiatives like these promote financial inclusion and stability. 

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Scaling Responsible Digital Payments in the Indonesian Cocoa Sector

For digital payments to be meaningful for farmers, the study finds that digitization needs to be strongly linked to access to a broader suite of financial services, to unlock farm investments and smooth day-to-day consumption. 

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IDB Group Launches FINLAC, an Initiative to Promote Financial Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean

FINLAC, a joint effort by the IDB, IDB Invest and IDB Lab, serves as a one-stop shop for advancing financial inclusion, supporting governments, accompanying firms, and igniting innovation in developing and implementing effective policies, reforms and business practices to create inclusive financial markets in the region.

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Digital Payments Roadmap: Towards Inclusive, Accessible, Effective And Sustainable Digital Payments In South Africa

The purpose of this Roadmap is to identify obstacles, barriers and challenges to the adoption of an increased and effective usage of digital payments, and to develop a multi-disciplinary and stakeholder action plan to unlock the inclusivity, effectiveness and sustainability of digital payments in South Africa.

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PayPal Extends Payment Options for Online SMEs With New Solution

PayPal is introducing a new offering that will enable small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to accept a wider range of payments online.

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TerraPay Joins Forces With Diamond Trust Bank Uganda, to Simplify Global Money Transfers in Uganda

This partnership is poised to significantly narrow the financial inclusion gap, streamlining the processes of money transfer, savings, and credit accessibility for individuals.

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Paystand Launches Paystand.org: Fostering Financial Inclusion Through Blockchain Philanthropy

The initiative specifically addresses pressing challenges faced by emerging economies globally, such as financial inclusion hurdles, high inflation rates, limited banking access, exorbitant service fees, among others.

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Advancing the Modernization and Integration of Payment Systems in the Western Balkans

With support from the World Bank, the Western Balkan economies are making significant progress in aligning their national payment systems with EU standards as part of their accession goals.

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Orange Finances Money Mali and TerraPay Forge Strategic Partnership for Seamless Cross-Border Payments

This partnership marks a significant milestone in the digital financial landscape for Mali, connecting over 12 Million Malians to the vast diaspora residing across the globe.

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Call to Action: Responsible Digital Payments to Accelerate Climate Action

This publication calls for urgent measures to address climate vulnerability by expanding digital payments and digital public infrastructure and putting women, youth, indigenous peoples, and communities in fragile and climate-vulnerable areas at the center of adaptation planning.