Gender Finance News

AfDB sign loan agreement with UBA and CRDB to support SMEs in Nigeria and Tanzania


The line of credit will finance infrastructure and SME projects.

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Tanzania: AfDB grants $120m line of credit to CRDB Bank


It will help finance infrastructure and SME projects.

Gambia: Launch of the Women Finance Deposit Development Programme


The scheme is aiming to help hundred of thousands of women access finance.

Zambia narrows financial inclusion gender gap


In 2015, the financial inclusion gender gap was 3.8 per cent compared to 6.9 per cent in 2009.

Women: A Transformative Voice for Africa Finance


MFW4A and NFNV look to establish a new thematic working group focused on gender finance

Kenya: IFC partners with Chase Bank to improve access to finance for women


The IFC will provide advisory services over 15 months to Chase Bank.

ECA advice to decrease female poverty in North Africa


Improving women’s access to finance in North Africa would decrease poverty throughout the region, especially in rural areas.

Roundtable Meeting in Johannesburg on Women and Agricultural Finance


Roundtable discussion aims to unlock funding and business opportunities for women throughout the agricultural value chain.

Nigeria: CBN urges banks to improve women's access to finance


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged banks to develop their financial services offering to women.

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