MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 152 Newsletter | 12/2016

Season's Greetings from the MFW4A Secretariat


Dear Subscriber,


As we move into the holiday season and the new year, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude to you, our valued subscriber for your continued commitment, support and encouragement during the year. 


We wish you a Happy and safe Holiday and a Prosperous 2017. The Newsletter will be back on 27th January 2017.


Yours Sincerely,


The MFW4A Secretariat

African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI) hosts Annual Local Currency Bonds and Financial Sector Development Workshop in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

The 5th Annual Local Currency Bonds and Financial Sector Development Workshop, hosted by AFMI and the African Development Bank (AfDB) will be held on 15-16 December 2016, at the AfDB's CCIA Building in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The event will bring together delegates including Central Bank Governors, Ministries of Finances, bank CEOs, pension funds, as well as over 60 liaison officers covering the debt market, and others. MFW4A spoke to Cédric Achille Mbeng Mezui, AFMI Coordinator, to find out more about their flagship event. Read More.


African Development Bank and MFW4A hold a Partner Workshop to Accelerate Energy Access in Africa

The workshop brought together key stakeholders from the public and private sector to explore accelerating the market uptake of the pay-as-you-go business model, with the aim of bringing off-grid solar equipment to low-income consumers at scale.

Proportionate Regulatory Frameworks in Inclusive Insurance: Lessons from a Decade of Microinsurance Regulation
M. Wiedmaier-Pfister, H.L. Chiew, H. Grant | Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii)

Consumer Survey Highlights: Madagascar 2016
MAP, FinScope, FinMark Trust | FinMark Trust

Measures of financial inclusion - 2015 Survey Conducted by the Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics (IFC)
Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics (IFC) | BIS 

The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF)
13.02.2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

SAVCA 2017 Private Equity in Southern Africa Conference
22.02.2017 - 23.02.2017 | Stellenbosch, South Africa

IAIS-A2ii-CIMA Mobile Insurance Conference

23.02.2017 - 24.02.2017 | Douala, Cameroon

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.

MFW4A invites individual consultants to indicate their interest to support its research and knowledge management activities.


Research and Knowledge Manager

Location: Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Deadline: 23 December 2016


Associate Research Officer

Location: Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Deadline: 23 December 2016



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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