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These Digital Banks help Fintechs to offer banking services
Imagine that virtually any type of business you can think of could offer banking services to their customers, without having to apply for a...
June 29, 2020
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How Is the Pandemic Affecting Agents? Here’s What Providers Tell Us
Over the last few months, CGAP has been asking mobile money operators, digital banks, fintechs and other DFS providers across Asia and Africa how...
June 17, 2020
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Financial services build resilience in face of crises like COVID-19
CGAP's Elizabeth McGuinness argues that for households and families to recover from the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, responses by policy makers and...
June 2, 2020
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Ghana launches world’s first Digital Finance Policy amid COVID-19
Ghana has become the first country in Africa to launch a digital financial services (DFS) policy according to CGAP. The government hopes that the...
May 26, 2020
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API Technology Jargon: What Business Leaders Need to Know
A new resource from CGAP on how business leaders can navigate the technology decisions required for an API initiative. The “Technology Building Blocks for...
May 22, 2020
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Financial inclusion and resilience for FDPs in the time of COVID-19
According to UNHCR estimates, there are 70.8 million Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs) worldwide. The global COVID19 pandemic will have severe effects on not just...
May 15, 2020
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Open Banking: 7 Ways Data-Sharing Can Advance Financial Inclusion
Senior financial sector specialist Stefan Staschen makes a strong case for open banking in emerging markets and why it would be important especially today...
May 11, 2020
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)- Insights for inclusive finance
CGAP is refocusing its work on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and in particular, paying special attention to four areas that play a vital role...
May 6, 2020
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Agent Networks: Vital to COVID-19 Response, in Need of Support
What questions should policymakers consider to ensure agents reach as many people as possible with assistance during and after the COVID-19 crisis? CGAP notes...
April 30, 2020
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Humanitarian Cash Transfers and Financial Inclusion
CGAP’s new publication examines the opportunities for humanitarian actors in Lebanon and Jordan to use the cash and voucher assistance (CVA) programs as a...
April 13, 2020
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