Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa

Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa unveils the genesis and transformation of Africa’s financial sector and its ability to provide finance for all. Contributors of the Book traverse the whole spectrum of African financial systems, examining their depth and breadth and empirically evaluating their appropriateness and effectiveness to achieve inclusive financial services. Explores the evolution of the financial sector in Africa from the pre-colonial to post-colonial era Investigates the financial inclusion–economic growth nexus Explores the role of financial regulation and governance in either enhancing or limiting financial inclusion Evaluates unintended consequences of financial inclusion, including over-indebtedness and increased propensity to spend Assesses cross-sectional evidence on the link between financial inclusion and technological developments such as the internet and mobile technology

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  • Author : Daniel Makina
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 342 pages
  • ISBN : 0128142030
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Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa

Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa
  • Author : Daniel Makina
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 June 2019
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Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa unveils the genesis and transformation of Africa’s financial sector and its ability to provide finance for all. Contributors of the Book traverse the whole spectrum of African financial systems, examining their depth and breadth and empirically evaluating their appropriateness and effectiveness to achieve inclusive financial services. Explores the evolution of the financial sector in Africa from the pre-colonial to post-colonial era Investigates the financial inclusion–economic growth nexus Explores the role of financial regulation

Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability

Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability
  • Author : European Investment Bank
  • Publisher : European Investment Bank
  • Release : 21 November 2018
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In its fourth edition, this report focuses on recent developments in Africa's banking sectors and the policy options for all stakeholders. The study of banking sectors across all African sub-regions includes the results of the EIB survey of banking groups operating in Africa. Three thematic chapters address challenges and opportunities for financing investment in Africa: Crowding out of private sector lending by public debt issuance The state of bank recovery and resolution laws in Africa Policy options on how to

Banking the World

Banking the World
  • Author : Robert Cull,Robert J. Cull,Aslı Demirgüç-Kunt,Jonathan Morduch
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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Experts report on the latest research on extending access to financial services to the 2.5 billion adults around the world who lack it. About 2.5 billion adults, just over half the world's adult population, lack bank accounts. If we are to realize the goal of extending banking and other financial services to this vast "unbanked" population, we need to consider not only such product innovations as microfinance and mobile banking but also issues of data accuracy, impact assessment, risk mitigation, technology adaptation,

The Global Findex Database 2017

The Global Findex Database 2017
  • Author : Asli Demirguc-Kunt,Leora Klapper,Dorothe Singer,Saniya Ansar
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 19 April 2018
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In 2011 the World Bank—with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation—launched the Global Findex database, the world's most comprehensive data set on how adults save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk. Drawing on survey data collected in collaboration with Gallup, Inc., the Global Findex database covers more than 140 economies around the world. The initial survey round was followed by a second one in 2014 and by a third in 2017. Compiled using nationally representative surveys of more than 150,000 adults

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : Mr.Montfort Mlachila,Mr.Masafumi Yabara
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 26 September 2013
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Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen accelerated growth for an extended period of time since the mid-1990s, making a clear break with their long stagnant growth during the previous two decades. That said, the region faces significant challenges over the medium to long term, including reducing poverty, overcoming infrastructure bottlenecks, enhancing productivity and skill levels, and improving the business climate, among others. The banking sector remains underdeveloped in SSA, thus reducing its contribution to growth, although its

The Promise of Fintech

The Promise of Fintech
  • Author : Ms.Ratna Sahay,Mr.Ulric Eriksson von Allmen,Ms.Amina Lahreche,Purva Khera,Ms.Sumiko Ogawa,Majid Bazarbash,Ms.Kimberly Beaton
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 01 July 2020
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Technology is changing the landscape of the financial sector, increasing access to financial services in profound ways. These changes have been in motion for several years, affecting nearly all countries in the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, technology has created new opportunities for digital financial services to accelerate and enhance financial inclusion, amid social distancing and containment measures. At the same time, the risks emerging prior to COVID-19, as digital financial services developed, are becoming even more relevant.

Tanzania Economic Update, April 2017

Tanzania Economic Update, April 2017
  • Author : Weltbankgruppe
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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In 2016, the global economic environment remained subdued, with growth performance in Sub-Saharan Africa the weakest in over 20 years. Economic conditions across most advanced economies remained challenging, while emerging and developing economies as a whole are set to maintain their growth momentum. However, there is a lot of variation between developing countries. Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa slowed down significantly, dropping from an average real GDP growth rate of 4.5 percent in the 2010-15 period to an estimated 1.5 percent in 2016, the lowest rate

FinTech in Sub-Saharan African Countries

FinTech in Sub-Saharan African Countries
  • Author : Mr.Rodolfo Maino,Mr.Alexander Massara,Hector Perez Saiz,Preya Sharma,Mr.Amadou N Sy
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 14 February 2019
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FinTech is a major force shaping the structure of the financial industry in sub-Saharan Africa. New technologies are being developed and implemented in sub-Saharan Africa with the potential to change the competitive landscape in the financial industry. While it raises concerns on the emergence of vulnerabilities, FinTech challenges traditional structures and creates efficiency gains by opening up the financial services value chain. Today, FinTech is emerging as a technological enabler in the region, improving financial inclusion and serving as a

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion
  • Author : Ms.Ratna Sahay,Martin Cihak,Mr.Papa N'Diaye,Mr.Adolfo Barajas,Ms.Srobona Mitra,Ms.Annette Kyobe,MissYen Mooi,Mr.Reza Yousefi
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 15 September 2015
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Using several recently available global datasets, this Staff Discussion Note examines macroeconomic effects of financial inclusion. It finds significant benefits to economic growth from financial inclusion, but the benefits diminish as financial inclusion and depth become large. Broadening access to credit can compromise economic and bank stability in countries with weak bank supervision. Other forms of financial inclusion—such as access to and use of bank accounts, branches, and ATMs—do not hurt stability, and can be promoted extensively. The

Kingdom of Morocco Financial Inclusion

Kingdom of Morocco Financial Inclusion
  • Author : Weltbank
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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Morocco has made important progress in economic development and financial inclusion since the 2007 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). Sustained economic growth has contributed to reducing poverty and greater sharing of economic prosperity. The financial sector has emerged as one of the most developed and inclusive in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This technical note covers a large spectrum of financial inclusion topics in Morocco, mostly from the vantage point of banks, microcredit associations and finance companies. However,

Global Financial Development Report 2014

Global Financial Development Report 2014
  • Author : World Bank Group
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 07 November 2013
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The second issue in a new series, Global Financial Development Report 2014 takes a step back and re-examines financial inclusion from the perspective of new global datasets and new evidence. It builds on a critical mass of new research and operational work produced by World Bank Group staff as well as outside researchers and contributors.

Digital finance and inclusion in the time of COVID-19

Digital finance and inclusion in the time of COVID-19
  • Author : Benni, N.
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 04 January 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted digital financial inclusion trends across the world in many and complex ways. In developing and emerging contexts, this crisis also holds the potential to propel an unprecedented acceleration in the process of financial digitization and turn out to be a game-changer for digital financial inclusion. The aim of this study is to illustrate the opportunities and risks associated with the surge in uptake and use of digital financial service, providing ideas on how to leverage

Agricultural finance and the youth – Prospects for financial inclusion in Uganda

Agricultural finance and the youth – Prospects for financial inclusion in Uganda
  • Author : The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 01 March 2020
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The aim of this paper is to provide a comprehensive assessment of the current state of financial inclusion of the rural youth in Uganda, with a specific focus on their engagement in the agricultural sector and the financial services that are available to them to pursue their business ventures in this area. The study seeks to illustrate and bring to light the core constraints and opportunities associated with the provision of tailored financial services to young agricultural entrepreneurs in the