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Mar 13, 2018
Mohamed Agrebi , Senior Operations Officer
At the crossroads of conventional microfinance and the principles of Islamic Finance is Islamic Microfinance, a concept that is rapidly growing and which enables millions of disadvantaged people, be…

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Feb 26, 2018
This blog was originally published on Cenfri website. The 2014 Global Findex Report identified that in developing economies, women are 9% less likely to be formally banked than men, with 59% of men…

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Feb 13, 2018
Investments into private firms in Africa are funded by a relatively low proportion of debt compared to equity, especially in contrast to developed markets, where debt is more readily available and…

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Jan 30, 2018
This blog is a summary of a recent book in french by the author (janet@continental-re.com) about the theoretical and practical aspects of the surety branch and its reinsurance.     The question may…

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Jan 12, 2018
Dear Reader, As we begin 2018, I would like to wish you all a happy and prosperous New Year on behalf of all of us at MFW4A. 2017 was a pivotal year for us. We began our transition to a more…

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Jan 08, 2018
This blog is a summary of Johannes Wissel's Master's thesis on "International Economics and Development". Limited financial access in times of natural disasters In her blog of 5 June 2017 Sonja…