Barbara Scola CGAP
Silvia Baur-Yazbeck CGAP

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Nov 25, 2019
Over the past decade, regulations in emerging financial markets have undergone many changes that have raised both optimism and concern within the financial inclusion community. The good news first:…
Stephan Wolf

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Nov 11, 2019
Stephan Wolf , CEO
In his second blog (first blog here) for Making Finance Work for Africa, Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) discusses how the LEI can create added value for…
Corinne Riquet
Claudia McKay

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Oct 28, 2019
Corinne Riquet and Claudia McKay , Senior Financial Sector Specialist
When the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) issued regulations in 2015 that encouraged nonbanks to issue e-money, it set the stage for a digital transformation in Côte d’Ivoire. Between 2014…

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Oct 14, 2019
Abdelkader Benbrahim , Financial Sector Advisor, Making Finance Work for Africa
Rising migration and its linkages to human, socio-economic and political development has for a number of years been a prominent theme on the international agenda. As a result, remittances have…
Lanre Oloniniyi

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Sep 30, 2019
Lanre Oloniniyi , Co-Founder, Orbitt
Plugging the gap from above Africa is uniquely placed to trade with growing markets in the East, established markets in the West, and domestic markets on her own continent. In order to benefit from…
Stephan Wolf

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Sep 10, 2019
Stephan Wolf , CEO
In the first blog for Making Finance Work for Africa, Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) discusses how African economies could benefit from adopting the…
Arnaud Floris

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Sep 02, 2019
Arnaud Floris , Financial Sector Advisor, Making Finance Work for Africa
According to the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA)[1] 2017 annual report, Africa’s annual infrastructure financing need is estimated at between USD 130 and USD 170  billion, with a deficit…