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    News Item | 17 June 2016

FSD Africa and the Uganda Capital Markets Authority sign MoU

Uganda | Capital markets | Skills development

Friday 17th June 2016, Nairobi— Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) and the Capital Markets Authority of Uganda (CMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which sets out how the two organisations will collaborate to drive capital markets...

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    Event | 15 June, 2016 | 8:30 am to 5:30 pm | Royal Orchid Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

Indaba & Marketplace: The Future of Peer to Peer Finance in East Africa

Kenya | Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda | Peer-to-Peer Finance

* You are Invited * Funding The Frontier: Peer-to-Peer Finance On the Move in East Africa? – Peer-to-Peer Finance Indaba & Marketplace – -15 June 2016, Royal Orchid Hotel, Nairobi- Recent worldwide growth has highlighted the potential of crowdfunding as a...

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    Document | May 2016 | FSD Uganda

FSD Uganda Policy, Legal and Regulator Specialist

Uganda | Financial Inclusion | Market Development

This is a job re-advertisement for FSD Uganda’s Policy, Legal & Regulator Specialist role. The deadline for this application is 5:00 pm on 29 May 2016. How to Apply: Please make applications by clicking on the link http://fsduganda.hrmagic.ug/careers and follow the...

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    News Item | 25 January 2016

Over 1,000 Senior and Mid-level Executives to Benefit from FSD Africa’s USD1.14 Million Grant to Strathmore Business School

Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda | Market Development | Skills development

FSD Africa is pleased to announce that it has signed a USD 1.14 million grant agreement with Strathmore Business School – SBS to develop and deliver training to over 1,000 senior and mid-level executives in the financial sector in Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. Funded by...

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    Document | August 2015 | Global Impact Investing Network, Open Capital Advisors

The Landscape For Impact Investing In East Africa

Ethiopia | Kenya | Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda | Capital markets | SME finance

This report by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) in partnership with Open Capital Advisors, is a comprehensive study of impact investment activity in East Africa. It includes detailed chapters on five ‘focus’ countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia,...

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    Blog post | 7 April 2015 | Michael Kihato

What is a micro-mortgage?

Kenya | Tanzania | Uganda | Zambia | Agriculture / rural finance | Housing finance

Micro-mortgages are defined as “housing loans of long duration (generally ten years or more) that exhibit all characteristics of traditional mortgage loans (long repayment period, house as collateral for the loan, ability to foreclose and sell the house in case of...

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    Document | March 2015 | Nathan Associates

National Small Business Survey of Uganda

Uganda | Credit | SME finance

This study identifies constraints to MSME growth in Uganda with a focus on access to finance, infrastructure, business development services, markets and technology.

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    Document | March 2015 | Global Centre on Cooperative Security

Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism in East Africa and the Greater Horn of Africa

Ethiopia | Kenya | Other | Somalia | Tanzania | Uganda | Payments | Policy and regulation

Money laundering and terrorism financing pose significant threats to security and development efforts worldwide and increasingly undermine the integrity and stability of the global financial system. In recent years there has been increasing political will and tangible...

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