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    Blog post | 21 December 2018 | Olivia Elliot

Is Cash No Longer King? A surge in the use of online remittance services

Africa | Digital finance services | Financial Systems | Remittances

Remittances are a pivotal, though often unseen, driver of economic growth across Africa, in particular having a positive pro-poor effect on health, education and human capital development. The continent’s remittance economy has grown quietly and organically, taking up...

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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 FSD Africa’s Risk, Remittance and Integrity (RRI) Programme, Cenfri is producing 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 reduce...

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    23 November 2018

Gender Specialist

Africa | Kenya | SSA | Financial Systems | Gender

FSD Africa is a financial sector development programme based in Nairobi. It is funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and aims to reduce poverty across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by building financial markets that are efficient,...

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    Document | December 2018 | Developing Markets Associates (DMA) Global

Moving Money and Mindsets: Increasing digital remittances across Africa

Africa | Digital finance services | Financial Systems | Remittances

In 2015, the UK government committed to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 10.7c), which states that the global average cost of remittances should be no more than 3% of the send amount by 2030, with no single corridor being more than 5%. With its goal to...

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