MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 91 Newsletter | 02/2014

South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

Could you briefly introduce SAVCA?

The South African Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is non-profit organisation founded in 1998 to promote the venture capital and private equity asset class in South Africa. Our mission is to support the development of a vibrant industry through:The promotion of the interests of the industry; The promotion of highest ethical and professional standards within the private equity and venture capital industry; The dissemination of information and research relating to private equity; and Presenting a single industry voice to regulators and legislators. Read More.

31.01.2014 | IMF praises Lesotho's financial development strategy
The IMF agrees with the Lesotho authorities that the time is right to strike a new balance between policies for economic stability and inclusive growth, said IMF mission chief David Dunn during a visit to the African country.

31.01.2014 | BRVM reaches €9 billion market capitalization
The Regional Securities Exchange SA (BRVM) has reached a "historic" peak of FCfa 6000 billion (€ 9.1 billion) after a week marked by high-performances between January 20th and 24th 2014.

30.01.2014 | Kenyan women encouraged to switch to "table banking"
The wife of Kenya's Deputy President has encouraged women in the Nyeri region to embrace "table banking", a concept that encourages women to form groups to boost their savings and investments.

Savings: A Gateway to Financial Inclusion
Women's World Banking | 2014

Financial Sector Policy in Practice: Benchmarking Financial Sector Strategies around the World
S.M. Maimbo, M. Melecky | The World Bank | 2014

Regulating for Inclusive Insurance Markets in SADC: Review of Regulation
D. Chamberlain, H. Bester, B. Raja et al. | FinMark Trust | 2013

5th Annual World Cards & Payments Summit
10.02.2014 - 12.02.2014 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Private Equity in Southern Africa 2014
11.02.2014 | Stellenbosch, South Africa

4th MobileMoneyExpo & Kalahari Awards
12.02.2014 - 13.02.2014 | Lagos, Nigeria

Our Support to the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in WAEMU 

The report presents the activities conducted by the MFW4A Partnership Secretariat with reference to the establishment of a Formal Network of SME Support Agencies in the WAEMU. 

Access the Stakeholder Engagement Web Portal for further information on MFW4A's engagement activities with African financial sector stakeholders.

Watch the MFW4A animated presentation.

Access the Landscaping Microinsurance in Africa Map which provides up-to-date data on microinsurance providers, products, distribution channels, and market trends.

Visit the MFW4A online Donor Projects Database (DPD).

Discover what the international press reports on Africa's financial sectors in our weekly Press Digest - now publicly available on the MFW4A website!

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) 20.26.39.53

secretariat@mfw4a.org

www.mfw4a.org


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