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RSS MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Solomon Islands’ Government Sets Goal of 80% Electronic Payments by 2020

The government of the Solomon Islands recently announced it will attempt to shift to using “electronic payment channels for [80 percent of its] payments and receipts” by 2020. The country’s Minister of Finance and Treasury, Snyder Rini, stated that the goal is motivated by “the opportunities that digital innovation can provide in order for the […]

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RSS MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: IFC Loans $17m to Romania’s Agricover for Lending to Small, Medium-sized Agricultural Businesses

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the US-based World Bank Group, recently announced it will loan RON 70 million (USD 17 million) to Agricover Credit, a non-banking financial institution in Romania, to boost the financial inclusion of farmers as well as small and medium-sized agribusinesses in Romania. This is the second loan by […]

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RSS MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Uzbekistan Borrows $500m from ADB to Build 29k Rural Housing Units Mortgaged by Ipoteka Bank, National Bank of Uzbekistan, Qishloq Qurilish Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), a Philippines-based multilateral institution, recently announced it will issue a loan of USD 500 million as part of an effort to build 29,000 new “affordable” houses in rural parts of nine regions of Uzbekistan. The units will reduce the number of people lacking “piped water connections and sanitary facilities in […]

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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 JAES Video: Debate on the African Peace Facility at the European Development Days

On June 7, a lab-debate was held during the European Development Days on the successes, challenges and future prospects of the African Peace Facility (APF). Five panelists, representing the European Commission, the European External Action Service, the African Union, the Economic Community of West-African States (ECOWAS) and the European Centre for Development Policy (ECDPM) analyzed the functioning of the APF from their own distinct perspectives.

RSS Le Forum intercontinental de la société civile Afrique-Union européenne sur la stratégie conjointe se tiendra à Tunis les 11-13 juillet

Les 11, 12 et 13 juillet prochains, les organisations de la société civile d'Afrique et d'Europe se rassembleront à Tunis à l'occasion du Troisième Forum Intercontinental de la Société Civile afin de se pencher sur la Stratégie conjointe Afrique-UE (JAES) et les progrès constatés depuis le dernier forum continental datant d'octobre 2013.

RSS Joint Africa-EU Strategy Intercontinental Civil Society Forum to take place in Tunis on 11-13 July

On 11, 12 and 13 July, Civil Society Organizations from Africa and Europe will come together in Tunis for the Third Intercontinental Civil Society Forum to reflect on the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) and the progress made since the last continental forum of October 2013.

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