Our guest bloggers explore the role of the formal financial sector with respect to enterprise development, and the specific policy choices for African countries.

The MFW4A Secretariat is pleased to announce the launch of the MFW4A Working Paper Series. For more information on submissions, rewards and contacts click here

In a recent paper, a group of researchers provide a survey on Islamic Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa where on-going activities include Islamic banking, sukuk issuances (to finance infrastructure projects), Takaful (insurance), and microfinance. Read More.

A group of researchers worked with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) to study the low level of financial inclusion near a set of market centres in rural Kenya. Read More.

As Africa's economy continues to grow, our guest blogger Estelle Brack uncovers the prospects of investment banking in Africa.

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The Donor coordination Portal, a referential tool, aims to leverage knowledge sharing and enhance coordination of the development partners’ activities.