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    Event | 30 April, 2019 | 3pm - 4pm (EAT) | Webinar

Webinar: Regulating for responsible data innovation, 30 April 2019, 3-4pm EAT

SSA | Data Analytics | Digital finance services | Financial Inclusion | Financial Sector Deepening | Financial Systems | Insurance

Cenfri’s previous research has shown that new data uses bring opportunities and risks. New technologies mean that the collection, storage and use of consumer data have grown significantly over the last decade. The use of data in the insurance industry holds enormous...

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    News Item | 14 March 2019

Change Management Inside Financial Service Providers

Africa | Change management | Financial Inclusion | Financial Systems | Savings

The Savings at the Frontier programme has a published a new blog, “Change Management Inside Financial Service Providers: Takeaways from a Funder Partnering with African FSPs”, on the Centre for Financial Inclusion website – read it here. Savings at the Frontier is...

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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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