Financial Infrastructure Documents

31.10.2017 | EIB | EIB

Mobile and digital technologies have helped boost financial inclusion in sub-Saharan Africa significantly in recent years. The percentage of adults with an account rose from 24% in 2011 to 34% in 2014.2 Mobile money services provided by FinTechs and...

31.05.2017 | |

Displaced populations are growing, and are increasingly connected. Cash transfers are increasingly used as a modality for delivering aid. Cash-Based Interventions (CBIs), dispersed via mobile money can deliver a number of benefits to beneficiaries,...

31.12.2016 | Financial Inclusion Secretariat-CBN | Central Bank of Nigeria

The 2015 Annual Report on the National Financial Inclusion Strategy provides an update on the progress made towards achieving the targets set in the Strategy. It briefly describes global financial inclusion developments and reviews key components of...

15.12.2016 | EIB | EIB

This study follows-up on European Investment Bank's (EIB) 2015 study on “Recent Trends in Banking in sub-Saharan Africa - From Financing to Investment”. Against the background of a rapidly evolving context for the Sub-Saharan Africa banking...

30.11.2016 | Technoserve | Technoserve

Cross-border remittances originating from South Africa are of particular importance on the international stage. Nearly $2 billon is sent every year from South Africa to Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, making it the largest...

30.09.2016 | Central Bank of Nigeria | Central Bank of Nigeria

The June 2016 Financial Stability Report reviews developments in the global and domestic economies. In the first half of 2016, the continued slowdown in the domestic economy, coupled with sluggish recovery in the global economy, portended increased...

17.05.2016 | S. A. Asongu, B. Moulin | ELSEVIER

This study assesses the role of ICT in complementing private credit bureaus (PCB) and public credit registries (PCR) in reducing information asymmetry for financial access. The study investigates a panel of 53 African countries for the period...

31.12.2015 | The World Bank | The World Bank

This note contains technical analysis and detailed information underpinning the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) assessment’s findings and recommendations. A country’s legal and judicial environment can help or hinder access to credit. In...

30.11.2015 | National Bank of Rwanda | National Bank of Rwanda

Fostering Financial Stability is a mandate of the National Bank of Rwanda. The bank achieves this objective through regularly monitoring performance of the financial system (i.e the banking system, insurance sector, the pension, the micro-finance...

05.10.2015 | IFC, AMF | IFC, AMF

As part of the Arab Credit Reporting Initiative (ACRI), a joint initiative between IFC and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), this guide maps progress and provides an overview of the credit reporting systems in Arab countries. The guide includes a new...

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