This guest blog was written by Francesco Pasti, Senior Manager of Mobile Money Services at GSMA. Numerous new trends emerged in mobile money throughout 2017 – from the accelerated growth of bank-to-mobile interoperability, to the emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region, and a raft of innovations designed to reach the most underserved. The
Snapshot 10: “What makes a successful commercial partnership?” addresses one of the key questions of FiDA’s Learning Theme 10. Each Learning Theme addresses a range of topics within the digital finance space. The FiDA Partnership synthesizes the digital finance community’s knowledge of these learning themes as “Snapshots” that cover topics at the client, institution, ecosystem,
Every minute of every day millions of users in Africa create digital data. This new data is creating opportunities for alternative “big data” to catalyze an expansion of financial services to low-income and hard to reach populations. FiDA’s Snapshot 9, “Best Practices in Big Data Analytics” and FiDA’s Focus Note, “Can Big Data Shape Financial
We share how FinTechs, telcos, and banks in East Africa are leveraging their extensive datasets and what the marketplace for this information looks like.
This “deep dive” provides details about leading organizations in the digital finance space with a focus on how they use data and analytics in their businesses.
The Evidence Gap Map (EGM) visualizes current knowledge and knowledge gaps on the impact of digital finance products on low-income users while a blog series showcases impact evidence at the product level.
The Digital Finance Evidence Gap Map (EGM) Methodology Paper is a companion to the interactive EGM. The EGM summarises the evidence of the effects of digital finance products on various clients, their households, and their communities. Systematic reviews can take several forms. However the use of logical and transparent methods to identify and assess studies
To accompany the release of the first digital finance Evidence Gap Map (EGM), we undertook an in-depth review of the impact evidence for each digital finance product. This report presents a synthesis of the findings from the impact studies in the EGM.
The Partnership for Finance in a Digital Africa (FiDA) are thrilled to introduce the Digital Finance Evidence Gap Map (EGM) and the Digital Finance EGM Analysis: Paving the Impact Pathway report, which we believe fill a critical gap in knowledge about the impact of digital financial products on resource-constrained clients. Why we developed these resources
Snapshot 3: “How do clients use digital finance in daily life and daily practice?” is one of 16 learning themes designed to address a range of topics within the digital finance space. The FiDA Partnership synthesizes and disseminates the digital finance community’s knowledge of each of these learning themes as “Snapshots” that cover topics at