Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission commences plan to strengthen capital markets in partnership with FSD Africa
SEC Nigeria, with the support of FSD Africa, begins a review of Nigeria’s 10-year Capital Markets Master Plan to better align it with the current economic climate. ABUJA, Nigeria, December...
FSD Africa Investments commits $4.5 million to a new fund supporting MSMEs through pandemic recovery
The investment will strengthen debt facilities by Lendable Inc. while offering increased security to micro, small and medium enterprises recovering from the pandemic NAIROBI, December 15, 2020...
FSD Africa Investments provides capital to a ground breaking COVID-19 recovery fund
Financed by the investment arm of UK aid-funded FSD Africa and international partners CDC (the UK’s development finance institution), DFC (the US government’s development finance institution)...
Impact Report: what we’ve learned and what we’ve achieved
COVID-19 – a statement from the CEO
Friends and colleagues, COVID-19 represents an unprecedented challenge for all of us, including those of us working in developing markets to build a sustainable future for the poor. ...
Impact of COVID-19 on the insurance sector in Ghana, Malawi & Zimbabwe
Viability of gender bonds in sub-Saharan Africa
Much more than a savings group: the wider value of groups for urban youth
Agency banking transforming markets and financial access: the case of Fidelity Bank
The impact of COVID-19 on African insurance markets
Kenya ought to review its tax incentive model
What we’ve achieved
regulations and policies developed to strengthen financial markets across Sub-Saharan Africa.
countries supported with financial sector development programming.
individuals have improved access to financial services across the region; 40% of whom are women.
Where we work
FSD Africa has a mandate to drive change across sub-Saharan Africa. We work in over 28 countries across the region, with a growing specialism in operating in fragile and conflict-affected states.