MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 159 Newsletter | 04/2017

Taking a look at women's financial inclusion via mobile money - Barriers and drivers to the mobile money gender gap in Rwanda
by Elisa Minischetti, Insights Manager, GSMA Connected Women

Data from the Global Findex shows that women in low- and middle-income countries are 36 per cent less likely than men to access and use mobile money, which translates to 1.9 billion women worldwide. But this number masks greater imbalances at both the regional and country level. For instance, while in Sub-Saharan Africa the gender gap in mobile money ownership stands at 19.5 per cent, in Niger it is 60 per cent. In south Asia women are 67% less likely than men to have a mobile money account...Read More.


Financing Africa: Deepening local financial systems
by Cedric Achille Mbeng Mezui, Coordinator, African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI)

This excerpt is from the Financer l'Afrique: Densifier les systèmes financiers locaux book, which illustrates how Africa has the financial resources to finance its economic transformation agenda. It further highlights the different approaches to deepening domestic financial systems and optimizing the use of local savings to stimulate the pre-conditions for sustainable endogenous growth...Read More.

Companies to Inspire Africa - Abidjan Launch Event
26.04.2017 | Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire


Responsible Finance Forum VIII - 2017

27.04.2017 - 28.04.2017 | Berlin, Germany


Private Equity Africa LP-GP Summit & 6th Awards Gala Dinner

01.06.2017 | London, UK

MFW4A/AACB organized a training workshop on: "Crisis Management and Banking Resolution " in Abuja

The program was organized with the technical support of the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa and was part of the activities of the Community of African Banking Supervisors.


Managing Climate Risks in Africa's Agriculture Sector through Insurance

MFW4A convened a side-event on the margins of the AFRACA World Congress on Rural & Agricultural Finance in Dakar.

The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat
African Development Bank
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Avenue Jean-Paul II, 01 B.P 1387
Abidjan 01 - Côte d'Ivoire

 

Tel: (225) 20.26.39.53
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