MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 109 Newsletter | 12/2014

Interview with the Botswana Pensions Society (BPS)

Could you briefly describe BPS?

The Botswana Pensions Society (BPS) is a non-profit making organization registered in 1994 with an objective to promote retirement planning to members of retirement funds and by extension to the general public and to also act as a lobbying body between the industry and policymakers. Read More.

Feature Report

MFW4A 2014 Partnership Forum Report

We're pleased to present the report on the 2014 Partnership Forum, which captures highlights from the discussions held in Dakar, Senegal, on June 11-12, 2014. The event under the theme, New Frontiers in Africa Finance, brought together more than 300 participants from over 40 countries, and provided an opportunity for African opinion leaders, financial sector stakeholders and development partners to take stock of progress in Africa's financial systems, share experiences, exchange best practices, and present innovative approached to African finance. 

To download a PDF version of the Partnership Forum Report, click here.

Trade Finance in Africa
O. Gajigo, T. Triki, L. Drammeh | AfDB | 2014

Global Best Practices in Banking Women-Led SMEs
Women's World Banking, EBRD | Women's World Banking | 2014

A discussion note on whether life microinsurance schemes offer value at low claims ratios
N. Bowman, Bowman Consulting | Finmark Trust | 2014

International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF) Sudan 2014
09.12.2014 - 10.12.2014 | Khartoum, Sudan

Cracking the Nut 2015
02.03.2015 - 03.03.2015 | Lusaka, Zambia

2nd Annual Infrastructure Project Financing Africa
02.03.2015 - 04.03.2015 | Cape Town, South Africa

Agricultural Finance Policy Coordination in Africa: Synthesis Report

This synthesis report presents a set of five country case studies (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, and Zambia), commissioned to advance the work of the MFW4A Agricultural Finance Stakeholder Working Group (AFSWG). The set of case studies underlying this policy brief was commissioned by MFW4A supported by GIZ on behalf of BMZ.

Pension Funds and Private Equity: Unlocking Africa's Potential

New report by the Commonwealth, MFW4A and EMPEA provides information that is crucial to a better understanding and appreciation of the pensions industry in Africa, with a focus on Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Making Cross-Border Banking Work for Africa

The report presents the facts, challenges and opportunities of cross-border banking in Africa.

Visit the New African Partner's Directory

Learn about the key stakeholders who are active in Africa's financial sector.

The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat
African Development Bank
Immeuble du Centre de Commerce International d'Abidjan (CCIA)
Avenue Jean-Paul II, 01 B.P 1387
Abidjan 01 - Côte d'Ivoire


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