In this blog, the author explores how potential knowledge gaps concerning the access to, and the working mechanism of more advanced saving devices may represent a major barrier to entry into the formal or semi-formal sector.

This latest study explores how improved access to credit affects the behaviour of unemployed household members to search for work.

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

MFW4A is pleased to announce the launch of the MFW4A Working Paper Series. Find out more about submissions, rewards and contacts.

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.

Welcome to the African Partners Directory. Search for specific Stakeholders.

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