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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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    Document | January 2015 | Alexandra Mateescu

Primer to Peer to Peer Lending

Global | Peer-to-Peer Finance

This is a detailed Primer on Peer-to-Peer(P2P) lending by Alexandra Mateescu of the Data & Society Centre written in January 2015. It explains how the global economic meltdown of 2008 necessitated the idea of peer-to-peer lending, explains what peer-to-peer lending is...

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    Document | January 2015 | OECD

States of Fragility 2015: Meeting Post-2015 Ambitions

SSA | Fragile and Conflict Affected States

In 2015, the world’s governments will agree on a successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This framework will be more ambitious than ever. It will be universal and will encompass a great many aspects of economic, social and environmental...

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    Document | January 2015 | James Copestake and Anne-Marie O’riordan

Challenge Funds in International Development: Definitions, Variations and Research Directions

Change management | Market Development Approach

The use of challenge funds to promote economic and social development continues to grow but has been the subject of relatively little research. This article draws on institutional economics (particularly principal-agent theory) to define challenge funds and review how...

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    Document | January 2015 | Brian Muthiora

Enabling Mobile Money Policies in Kenya

Kenya | Digital finance services | Financial Inclusion

This is a report by Brian Muthiora of GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme published in January 2015 with support of the Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation help. It analyses the Mobile money policies in Kenya with a view of fostering a Digital Financial...

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