MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 123 Newsletter | 07/2015

MFW4A Working Paper Series

MFW4A launches new Working Paper Series

The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat is delighted to announce the launch of a new series of Working Papers. 


The MFW4A Working Paper Series has been established to stimulate discussions, the exchange of ideas and innovative thinking among researchers, development practitioners, policy makers and donors on issues related to financial sector development in Africa. The first edition of this series focuses on 'Financial Innovation and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Rural Northern Nigeria'.


A stronger role of the private sector, focus on women economic empowerment and call for more involvement of farmers at the CAADP Partnership Platform 2015
By Erick Sile, Agricultural Finance Senior Advisor, GIZ/MFW4A 

The 11th CAADP Partnership Platform took place in Johannesburg, South Africa from 25th to 26th of March. This year's theme was "Walking the Talk: Delivering on Malabo Commitments on Agriculture for Women Empowerment and Development", in alignment with the 2015 African Union (AU) theme on women's empowerment and development. It is in this context that the NEPAD Agency launched the Programme "Women in Agribusiness" to support the economic growth and empowerment of African women.

AITEC Banking & Mobile Money 2015
28.07.2015 - 29.07.2015 | Lagos, Nigeria


The East Africa Microfinance Summit & Exhibition 2015
17.08.2015 - 19.08.2015 | Nairobi, Kenya


11th International Microinsurance Conference 2015
03.11.2015 - 05.11.2015 | Casablanca, Morocco

Long-Term Finance in Africa: The Focus of Discussion in Addis Ababa

Press Release: MFW4A and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized a panel discussion on "Long-Term Finance in Africa: The Next Frontier" in the margins of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) in Addis Ababa on 13 July.


Launch of the MFW4A Research Award

Press Release:  On July 1st, on the occasion of the 2015 African Microfinance Week, which was held in Dakar, Senegal, the MFW4A Secretariat presented its 1st Research Award to two researchers in the financial sector development field.


MFW4A 2014 Yearly Report

The MFW4A Partnership is proud to present its Yearly Report 2014, which highlights our achievements over the last year.


Working Paper Series: Call for Papers

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

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

Tel: (225) 20.26.39.53

secretariat@mfw4a.org

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