MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 121 Newsletter | 06/2015

Can Financial Inclusion and Financial Stability Go Hand in Hand?
By María José Roa Garcia, Researcher, Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA)

In order to guarantee the stability of the financial system, it is necessary to do more than provide greater financial access to the population. In this article, the author examines the nature and characteristics of access and use, the so-called quality dimensions of financial inclusion, in ensuring that they do not endanger financial stability.

Is Digital Finance Hitting its Stride in WAEMU?
By Estelle Lahaye, Financial Sector Specialist, CGAP

In this blog post, the author reflects on the state of play of digital financial services in advancing financial inclusion in the WAEMU region.

What do the Financial Diaries Tell us About Financial Products and the Poor?
By David Ferrand, Director FSD Kenya

Insights from FSD Kenya's research in understanding how Kenyan households earn, save, and spend their money. The study tracked 300 households over one year.

The Global Forum on Remittances and Development (GFRD) 2015
16.06.2015 - 19.06.2015 | Milan, Italy

FundForum Africa 2015
23.06.2015 - 24.06.2015 | London, UK

African Microfinance Week 2015
29.06.2015 - 03.07.2015 | Dakar, Senegal

African Diaspora Key to the Continent's Development

Press Release: Engaging the African Diaspora - Partnering for Long-term Trade, Investment and Skills Development in Africa

Making Cross Border Banking Work for Africa - Now Available in French

A joint effort by the AACB, the World Bank and GIZ, under the umbrella of MFW4A. The report was translated into French with the support of AFD.

Working Paper Series: Call for Papers

Open to all professionals and academics looking to advance Africa's financial sectors. 

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