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Including Africa: Beyond Microfinance

Feb 01, 2011 | M. Napier | CSFI

This paper considers the state of financial inclusion in Africa. Banks and mobile phone companies have been engaged in innovation that has already had an impact on vastly more people on Africa than traditional microfinance. This study explores the circumstances that have given rise to this innovation, describes the form that this innovation is taking and suggests that the outlook for financial inclusion in Africa is potentially very promising.

Theme: Financial Inclusion | Pages: 32