Inclusive FinTechs in Francophone Africa: Benin report
The upcoming National Financial Inclusion Strategy and work around the Start-up Act in Benin is still in its early stages. However, it will help increase opportunities for FinTechs in Benin, especially if they spend time to understand the market and examine how they can add value to it by working with incumbents.
Liquidity support for G2P agents in Indonesia during the COVID-19 pandemic
Effective liquidity management is critical for the delivery of G2P programs, particularly in times of emergency when beneficiaries are most vulnerable. Cash-in/cash-out (CICO) agents in Indonesia receive little or no support to manage liquidity and most of them still have to travel to the nearest bank branch
The report discusses what the LMI segments know, understand, and feel about the COVID-19 outbreak and examines its effect on them. The report also highlights actionable recommendations for policymakers to design suitable interventions that can help the LMI segment cope better in this difficult situation
The economies have been hit already—we now need palliatives and ultimately cures
An economic pandemic is upon us as the COVID-19 infection continues to spread around world, affecting a billion people from the low-income segment. Our blog looks at why policymakers need a feedback loop of evidence-based information for governments to develop and deploy effective policy measures.