Elizabeth Berthe leads Réseau Helix under MSC. Réseau Helix provides training and consulting services to the francophone markets.
Impact of COVID-19 on FinTechs: Senegal
This report attempts to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on FinTechs in Senegal and understand how the ecosystem adapted and evolved during 2020. It further sheds light on the measures policymakers announced to support FinTechs and their effectiveness.
Impact of COVID-19 on FinTechs: Côte d’Ivoire
This report attempts to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on FinTechs in Côte d’Ivoire and understand how the ecosystem adapted and evolved during 2020. It further sheds light on the measures policymakers announced to support FinTechs and their effectiveness.
May 5, 2021
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs): Senegal country report
Still reeling from the effects of the pandemic, MSMEs in Senegal need targeted support. This study highlights the impact of COVID-19 on MSMEs and their coping strategies. It further provides recommendations for policymakers and financial service providers to support them.
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CICO agents: Senegal country report
This study provides a detailed country-level view of the impact of COVID-19 on CICO agents in Senegal and the strategies they adopted to cope with the pandemic. It further provides recommendations for policymakers and financial service providers to support them.
Demand analysis on remittances in West African Francophone countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, and Senegal
Countries in West Africa, with their large inflow of remittances, offer opportunities to create cash-to-account services linked to demand-driven value-added services. This report highlights barriers and opportunities in the use of remittances in formal financial services.
The power of unified digital agricultural services
Digital agricultural services are gaining ground globally and transforming agriculture for smallholder cultivators. The unification of these largely unintegrated services offers a stronger proposition for actors in agricultural ecosystems. This blog explores how the journey of unification can be started and the opportunities it offers stakeholders.
Opportunities in digital financial services related to jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa
With over 10 to 12 million young people entering the job market yearly on the African continent, the private sector, despite its dynamism, cannot create enough jobs to absorb them. The global jobs crisis has exacerbated the vulnerability of young people in terms of (i) higher unemployment; (ii) lower quality jobs for those who find […]