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    Document | December 2018 | Cenfri

Where are the Flows? Exploring Barriers to Remittances in sub-Saharan Africa

Africa | Ethiopia | Ivory Coast | Nigeria | Uganda | Digital finance services | Financial Systems | Remittances

As part of the Risk, Remittance and Integrity (RRI) Programme, FSD Africa commissioned Cenfri to produce a seven-part study series which seeks to provide an overview of the remittances market, gaps and barriers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), conclude on what is required to...

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    Call for Proposal
    17 August 2018

Expression of Interest : Landscaping Research – Supply Chain Finance

Ethiopia | Kenya | Tanzania | Uganda | Supply Chain Finance

FSD Africa (FSDA) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) are intending to collaborate to carry out landscaping research on supply chain finance markets in East Africa and Ethiopia and wish to appoint a consultancy firm to carry out this work.  The research will focus on...

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    Document | March 2018 | Elizabeth Kiamba

Building Women’s Skills and Capacity

Kenya | Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda

Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2018! Through our #PressforProgress campaign, we are proud to share information about our partnerships that are supporting women’s economic empowerment in a variety of ways. The Strathmore Business School (SBS) is a...

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    Document | March 2018 | Elizabeth Kiamba

Remittances as a Source of Income for Women

DRC | Kenya | Malawi | Mozambique | Tanzania | Uganda | Gender | Remittances

Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2018! Through our #PressforProgress campaign, we are proud to share information about our partnerships that are supporting women’s economic empowerment in a variety of ways. Cenfri supports financial inclusion and...

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    Document | March 2018 | Intellecap, EAVCA

Fintrek: Exploring New Frontiers in Fintech Investments in East Africa 2018

Ethiopia | Kenya | Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda | Capital Markets Development | Fintech

FSD Africa in partnership with East Africa Venture Capital Association (EAVCA), Intellecap and FMO have published the findings of their sector study on the investment opportunities in FinTechs within East Africa. The report’s core explores the funding options...

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    News Item | 29 January 2017

A Regulatory and Policy Approach to Crowdfunding in East Africa

Africa | Kenya | Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda | Capital markets | Financial Inclusion

East Africa is emerging as a hub for crowdfunding. However, there are no specific, bespoke regulations, or policies governing crowdfunding in East or South Africa, according to a new report published today by the Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) in...

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    Job
    9 December 2016

Executive Director

Uganda

Recruiter: Financial Sector Deepening Uganda Contract: Permanent Location: Kampala, Uganda Salary: Competitive Reports to: Board of Directors Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent, not-for-profit company whose objective is to improve the livelihoods...

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    Blog post | 8 November 2016 | Kieran Garvey

Crowdfunding in East Africa: A Regulator-Led Approach to Market Development

Kenya | Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda | Crowdfunding | Policy and regulation

Earlier in 2016, FSD Africa partnered with the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) and Anjarwalla & Khanna to conduct a regulatory review of different crowdfunding models across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. This project is now in its final stages and...

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