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Remittances

MFW4A supports the development of new tools and technologies to support productive diaspora investments in Africa as a contribution to long-term economic growth.

NEWS & EVENTS

News
Apr 13, 2019
East African countries received $17.38 billion from their citizens living abroad between 2013 and 2018, as foreign remittances outpaced foreign direct…
News
Mar 11, 2019
EcoCash, Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe's mobile money Fintech business, has partnered with Cassava Fintech South Africa to provide an enhanced cross-border money…
News
Dec 14, 2018
Ecobank, the Pan-African bank announced today the appointment of MFS Africa as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank…
News
Nov 20, 2018
Remittances from the Egyptian diaspora reached $5.9 billion in the first quarter of the 2018-2019 fiscal year against $5.8 billion by the same period during…
Jan
29
Event
Jan 29, 2019 - Jan 30, 2019
Libreville, Gabon
The Making Finance Work for Africa Secretariat (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank  (AfDB) organized in the second half of 2018 two regional Financial…
Oct
29
Event
Oct 29, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018
Abidjan, Côte d'ivoire
The workshop provided an opportunity to present the findings and recommendations of two studies conducted this year and commissioned by the Migration and…
Jan
29
Event
Jan 29, 2019 - Jan 30, 2019
Libreville, Gabon
The Making Finance Work for Africa Secretariat (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank  (AfDB) organized in the second half of 2018 two regional Financial…
Oct
29
Event
Oct 29, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
The two studies are the following: (i) Developing a Systematic Approach to Supporting Diaspora Investment in Africa; and (ii) The Opportunities and Risks of…
Mar
14
Event
Mar 14, 2018 - Mar 15, 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
With cross border payments increasingly on the rise, the stage is set for continued innovation, with threats and opportunities to the payments eco-system,…

Blog

Despite efforts by international organizations, governments and NGOs, malnutrition is still a major concern in most Sub-Saharan African…

Publications

Feb 04, 2019 | B. Cooper, C. Hougaard, L. Muñoz Pérez et al. | CENFRI
Jan 15, 2019 | K. Tah | Cogent Economics and Finance
Jun 30, 2018 | UNHCR, UNCDF | UNHCR
Jun 30, 2018 | A. Ng’weno, S. Mburu, A. Gachoka et al. | UNCDF, UNHCR
Jun 21, 2018 | B.Cooper, A. Esser, R.T. Peter | CENFRI