MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 124 Newsletter | 07/2015

Handling the Weather: Insurance, Savings, and Credit in West Africa
By Francesca de Nicola, Economist, The World Bank

Farmers in developing countries face severe uninsured production risks and consequently may largely benefit from the introduction of formal financial instruments that would help them to smooth consumption.

In this article, the author sheds light on this issue by considering three separate financial products and their impact on consumption, investment and welfare.

South Africa's Proposed Credit Regulations Irk Credit Providers, Please Consumers
Magauta Mphahlele, CEO, National Debt Mediation Association (NDMA)

In this blog post, Magauta Mphahlele takes a look at South Africa's proposed regulation pertaining to the National Credit Act limiting fees and interest rates on short-term and unsecured loans along with credit cards.

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

Financial Infrastructure Week 2015
01.09.2015 - 04.09.2015 | Istanbul, Turkey

International Investors Forum on Microfinance
08.09.2015 - 10.09.2015 | Accra, Ghana

Women: A Transformative Voice for Africa Finance

MFW4A and the New Faces New Voices (NFNV) organized a side-meeting under the theme "Women: A Transformative Force for African Finance" in the margins of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) High-Level Conference in Yamoussoukro on 21 July.

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. 

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