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RSS MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: ZAMFI Blames Zimbabwe’s Liquidity Challenges for Microfinance Portfolio-at-risk (PAR) Ratio Surpassing 12%

The Zimbabwe Association of Microfinance Institutions (ZAMFI), a 100-member advocacy group, recently announced its members’ aggregate portfolio-at-risk (PAR) ratio rose from 8.3 percent in December 2016 to 12 percent in March 2017, citing both “corporates and individuals fail[ing] to honour their debt obligations due to the liquidity crisis.” Zimbabwe’s central bank reports a 5-percent cash-to-deposit

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RSS MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: FMO Lending $12.5m to Terbank to Support SMEs in Georgia

The Netherlands Development Finance Company, a government-backed institution also known by its Dutch acronym FMO, recently announced it will loan USD 12.5 million and provide advisory services to Georgia-based joint-stock company (JSC) Terabank. The loan will be used to boost services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and women entrepreneurs. Founded in 1999, Terabank is headquartered

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RSS MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: KMF and Bereke of Kazakhstan, Vasham of Indonesia Borrow $4.4m from Grameen Credit Agricole Microfinance Foundation

The Grameen Credit Agricole Microfinance Foundation (GCAMF), a Luxembourg-based provider of financial services to social businesses, recently informed MicroCapital that it has committed to extending the following loans in phases over three years: the local-currency equivalent of USD 3.9 million to KazMicroFinance LLC (KMF) of Kazakhstan, the euro-equivalent of USD 550,000 to Bereke of Kazakhstan,

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RSS Speech of Vijay Mahajan

 

Speech of Vijay Mahajan, Chairman, BASIX during Microfinance Regulation: The Emerging Landscape session at Sa-Dhan`s Conference 2012

 

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RSS MFIN and CESS conclude the Microfinance and Financial Empowerment Colloquium

Microfinance Focus, August 21, 2012:Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) and Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS) organized the Colloquium on Microfinance and Financial Empowerment today. The conference was conceptualized with the intent to bring together a wide spectrum of financial inclusion and microfinance sector stakeholders to discuss and debate current and emerging issues in microfinance.

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Microfinance News (Spanish)

RSS La inclusión financiera y el desarrollo: Pruebas recientes de su impacto

RSS Las remesas a América Latina y el Caribe en 2013: Aún sin alcanzar niveles de pre-crisis

RSS Ubicando la Ley de Inclusión Financiera en el mapa de Uruguay

Microfinance News (French)

RSS EU-Africa Business Forum 2017: investing in job creation

The EU‐Africa Business Forum (EABF) which took place in Brussels, Belgium on June 7, 2017, made ‘investing in job creation’ the cornerstone of its agenda.

The event, organised within the context of the European Development Days, represented a milestone in a series of business-related events to take place ahead of the 5th AU-EU Summit of Heads of State and Government in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on 29-30 November.

RSS Séminaire multipartite sur l'avenir des relations UE-Afrique

Du 23 au 25 juillet, un séminaire de trois jours a réuni des représentants du secteur privé africain et du secteur privé européen, des représentants de la société civile, des groupes de réflexion, des universitaires, ainsi que des décideurs politiques, en vue de discuter de l'état et de l'avenir des relations UE-Afrique. Cette rencontre, qui s'est déroulée à Cadenabbia (Italie), a été coorganisée par le Konrad Adenauer Stifftung (KAS), l'Institut allemand de développement (DIE) et la Commission européenne.

RSS Multi-stakeholder seminar on the future of EU-Africa relations

On 23-25 July a three-day seminar brought together the African and European private sector, civil society representatives, think tanks, academics and policy-makers, to discuss the state and future of EU-Africa relations. The gathering was co-organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stifftung (KAS), the German Development Institute (DIE), and the European Commission, and took place in Cadenabbia, Italy. DG DEVCO was represented by its Deputy Director General, Klaus Rudischhauser.

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