MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 140 Newsletter | 04/2016

A journey in making small scale savings work

Weselina Angelow , Senior Project Manager, WSBI

By the end of 2020, all 110 WSBI members set an ambitious plan. They aim to reach 1.7 billion customers and 400 million new transaction accounts by then. The work really kicks off this year, starting from a base level of 1.4 billion people who seek banking services from WSBI members every day. Read more.

Approaching Financial Sector Development in African States Facing Fragile Situations

Enabling Private Sector Engagement & Addressing Policy Challenges

SAVE THE DATE: June 28-29, 2016 - Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

This regional conference will be hosted by MFW4A and FSD Africa, with support from the African Development Bank and FIRST Initiative. The event presents a new opportunity for business leaders and policy-makers from the continent and beyond to play a more active role in the building of inclusive, competitive and growth-orientated financial markets in Africa.

4th Africa Financial Services Investment Conference
05.05.2016 - 06.05.2016, London, UK

6th Annual Africa Banking & Finance Conference
01.06.2016 - 02.06.2016, Accra, Ghana

AITEC Banking & Mobile Money Conference
08.06.2016 - 09.06.2016 | Kampala, Uganda

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The MFW4A invites individual consultants or consultancy firms to indicate their interest in the following assignments:

Production of a policy research paper on "priority areas for intervention in promoting financial sector development in African countries facing fragile situations".

Production of a literature survey research paper on "overview of factors affecting financial sector development in Africa, with a focus on fragile and conflict affected states".

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


Tel: (225)

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