Vietnam remains a nascent FinTech market, where payment solutions account for 98% of the share of FinTech funding in 2019. This report assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the FinTech ecosystem of Vietnam. It also provides recommendations for relevant stakeholders to help affected FinTechs recover from the crisis.
The case study provides a detailed account of the Government of India’s food security response to the COVID-19 pandemic through its Public Distribution System (PDS), the world’s largest food security program. It captures how the government reached its 810 million poor to provide food grains despite stringent lockdowns.
Beyond the barriers of affordability: An analysis of India’s cooking fuel support program under the COVID-19 assistance package
As part of the relief measures announced by the Indian government to combat the COVID-19 crisis, 80 million poor women received cash transfers to purchase liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). This paper analyzes the program’s performance and the experience of beneficiaries while purchasing LPG refills from the money disbursed during and after the lockdown.
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.
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.
This study assesses the impact of COVID-19 on the demand for financial services through agents and agent operations. It seeks to understand the ability of cash-in cash-out (CICO) agents to support government assistance programs. The study further provides recommendations to support policy development and aid the recovery of CICO agents in Indonesia.