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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Financial Inclusion

On Apr 28, 2020
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COVID-19 is an event that will shape society in lasting ways, but it could also drive the financial inclusion agenda forward

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Financial Inclusion

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Financial Inclusion

COVID-19 is an event that will shape society in lasting ways, but it could also drive the financial inclusion agenda forward

From Exclusion to Empowerment: How Crypto Could Hold Key to Financial Inclusion

From Exclusion to Empowerment: How Crypto Could Hold Key to Financial Inclusion

According to the World Bank’s most recent Global Findex report, as many as 1.7 billion people around the world lack access to formal financial services, living without the ability to obtain ...

The Global Findex Database 2017: Measuring Financial Inclusion and Opportunities to Expand Access to and Use of Financial Services

The Global Findex Database 2017: Measuring Financial Inclusion and Opportunities to Expand Access to and Use of Financial Services

Financial services can help drive development. They help people escape poverty by facilitating investments in their health, education, and businesses. And they

What developing countries can teach America about banking

What developing countries can teach America about banking

Financial innovation in the US remains a challenge. But emerging markets like Kenya and Vietnam are often in a position to jump ahead, as they are not burdened by outdated infrastructure, ...

New Findex notes showcase digital financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa

New Findex notes showcase digital financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa

We're thrilled to release five new data notes in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation and Mastercard Foundation Partnership for Financial Inclusion outlining Sub-Saharan ...

Financial Inclusion Through Mobile Money Services

Financial Inclusion Through Mobile Money Services

Moving people away from relying on cash and switching to digital financial technology (fintech) solutions can have many positive effects on society.

Cash culture drags on financial inclusion efforts in north Africa

Cash culture drags on financial inclusion efforts in north Africa

A distrust of banks is slowing efforts in some countries to bring digital banking to the masses

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Table 2: Capabilities and Needs of Key Participants in DFS Offerings for Agriculture Actor Type Capabilities Needs Financial Service Providers • Provide capital (investment and working) • ...

We Use FinTech Everday Without Knowing It

We Use FinTech Everday Without Knowing It

Despite the fact that FinTech as a defined concept has been around for more than 50-years, many still don’t know that each of us uses FinTech every day.

Facebook’s digital currency Libra may flourish where banks don’t

Facebook’s digital currency Libra may flourish where banks don’t

In developing countries, many tens of millions still live far from a bank or money transfer center, or currently use a currency prone to inflation or volatility.

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet

Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it, as well as the Calibra digital wallet.

OPINION: Coronavirus and the least developed countries

OPINION: Coronavirus and the least developed countries

We can't let coronavirus wreak further havoc in countries already suffering because of poverty and war

Fb's digital currency may flourish where banks don't

Fb's digital currency may flourish where banks don't

Europeans and Americans have their Visa and Mastercards. For everyone else, here comes ... Libra?

Facebook's digital currency may flourish where banks don't

Facebook's digital currency may flourish where banks don't

Billions of people reside in areas such as India and Sub-Saharan Africa, where financial services are often less sophisticated and many people don't use traditional banking accounts.Libra ...

Africa's Fintech Makeover

Africa's Fintech Makeover

Telecoms and local start-ups are bringing digital banking to underserved areas of the continent, often in partnership with traditional banks. But working together isn’t always ...

Innovations in payments

Innovations in payments

Special Feature of the BIS Quarterly Review, March 2020 - Technological innovation is transforming payments. Domestic payments are increasingly convenient, instantaneous and available 24/7. ...