MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 134 Newsletter | 01/2016

Innovative Domestic Resource Mobilization in Africa
By John Mbu, Financial Economist, African Development Bank

Developing countries, particularly those in Africa, have the herculean task of mobilizing the required finances to fund their economic transformation and meet the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To realize this vision, African countries will have to break new grounds on financing for development. And according to our guest blogger, these include tapping into Africa's largest and highly liquid banks.

In Focus

Making Finance Work for Africa and the Association of African Central Banks Organize a Training Seminar on Cross-Border Banking Supervision

Senior officials from twenty two (22) African central banks are gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, for a five-day seminar on "Cross-Border Banking Supervision in Africa", which will wrap up on January 29th.

Feature Publication

New Trends in Agricultural Finance

This synthesis report presents a summary of research studies on five key areas of agricultural finance innovation prepared under the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), as well as the presentations and discussions of these study findings during the "G20 Roundtable on Innovations in Agricultural Finance" convened on September 9, 2015 in Antalya, Turkey by the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Finance Sub-Group.

2015 Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook
Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa

Pension Markets in Focus 2015

Loan Pricing of Nigerian Microfinance Banks: Survey & Methods of Assessment

B. Bernhardt, A. Dannecker, G. Attah, B. Hoback and S. Ulrich | GIZ

2nd International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF)
09.02.2016 - 10.02.2016 | Khartoum, Sudan

SAVCA's 2016 Private Equity in Southern Africa Conference
17.02.2016 - 18.02.2016 | Cape Town, South Africa

18th Microcredit Summit
15.03.2016 - 17.03.2016 | Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

New Working Paper Series

Download the second edition on Internal Capital Market Practices of Multinational Banks: Evidence from South Africa.


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