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Digital Finance Week was held from September 19th to 22nd, 2016 at the African Development Bank's CCIA Building, in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. It included a mix of presentations, panel discussions and case studies covering policy and regulatory issues as well as the more practical aspects of Digital Financial Services.
The first AfDB Digital Finance Week (DFW) took place from September 19-22, 2016 in the CCIA Building in Abidjan.
More than 1.6 billion people can be reached by these technologies.
Despite the difficult economic context, Africa has many assets.
The agreement will facilitate trade finance in Africa.
Extract: This scheme might be a powerful game-changing agribusiness model for the continent.
The fund will support women's access to finance.
It said it allows financiers to develop projects knowing that risks are covered.
Both parties will each contribute up to $1.5 billion over three years.
Interest rates will be capped at four per cent above the central bank benchmark rate.