MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 148 Newsletter | 10/2016

Information Sharing, Credit Booms and Financial Stability
Florian Léon, Research Fellow at the University of Luxembourg & Samuel Guerineau, Associate Professor at the Université d'Auvergne.   

The global financial crisis has highlighted the vulnerability of financial systems and stressed the need for improving the management of financial vulnerability. In this post, our guest bloggers investigate the detriments of financial fragility in advanced and developing countries focusing on the interaction between credit booms and credit information systems.

What we learned from the Regional Conference on Financial Sector Development in African States Facing Fragile Situations? - Part 4
Amadou Sy, Senior Fellow and Director of the African Growth Initiative, Brookings Institute

In this fourth instalment of a six-part series, Amadou Sy looks at the potential of digital financial services to achieve broad financial sector development in African countries facing fragile situations.

Credit on the cusp: Building healthy credit markets in Africa by 2026
J. Zollman, J. Abrams, S. Meka et al | FSD Africa

Enhancing Financial Capability and Inclusion in Senegal: A Demand-side Survey
S. Zottel, B. Zia, F. Khoury | The World Bank

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital
J. Dagher, D. Dell'Ariccia, L. Laeven et al. | IMF


Gender and Financial Inclusion: Analysis of financial inclusion of women in the SADC region

A.B. Fanta, K. Mutsonziwa | FinMark Trust



Digital Finance Week

The first AfDB Digital Finance Week (DFW) took place from September 19-22, 2016 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The seminar was jointly organized by AfDB's Financial Inclusion division and MFW4A.

MFW4A Working Paper Issue 4

Financial Constraint, Entrepreneurship and Sectoral Migrations: Evidence from Madagascar

MFW4A Launches its Yearly Report 2015

The MFW4A Partnership is proud to present its Yearly Report 2015, which highlights our achievements over the last year.

The African Development Bank is looking to recruit a Payment system expert in charge of digital payment interoperability in the West African Economic & Monetary Union (WAEMU).

Application Deadline: October 15, 2016

The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat
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