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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
Jul 12, 2019
If structured the right way and linked to clear goals, diaspora bonds have huge potential to raise much-needed development fina
News
Jul 08, 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has continued to intensify its campaign aimed at creating a knowledgeable
News
May 10, 2019
Ecobank's Rapidtransfer App has been named best remittance product and service of the year by the Asian Banker excellence in retail
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…
Jul
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Event
Jul 29, 2019
Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) brought together government officials, representatives of central banks,…
Jul
29
Event
Jul 29, 2019
1. Introduction The Making Finance Work for Africa Secretariat, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and BMCE Bank of Africa, on 11 July 2019, organised a…
News
Jul 29, 2019
The Making Finance Work for Africa Secretariat (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized during the second half of 2018 and the first quarter…
Jul
29
Event
Jul 29, 2019
In 2018, the six countries (Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania) comprising North Africa accounted for 26% of Africa’s GDP. These countries…
Sep
02
Event
Sep 02, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019
Mombasa, Kenya
The School of African Microfinance (SAM) annual two-week training is designed to expand the collective capabilities of institutions by building individual…
Sep
11
Event
Sep 11, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019
Kigali, Rwanda
Hosted by the National Bank of Rwanda (NBR) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), the 2019 GPF aims to showcase the experience of Rwanda and…
Oct
07
Event
Oct 07, 2019 - Oct 09, 2019
Netherlands
Globally, some of the largest and fastest growing SME financiers may not have started as banks. From tech companies, logistics firms, commodities traders, and…
Oct
21
Event
Oct 21, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Open to all microfinance practitioners and other related sectors, the SAM aims to become a common African platform that offers a true framework for discussion…

Blog

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

Publications

Jul 30, 2019 | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Apr 11, 2019 | D. Ratha, S. De, E. Ju Kim et al. | The World Bank, Knomad
Feb 04, 2019 | B. Cooper, C. Hougaard, L. Muñoz Pérez et al. | CENFRI
Jan 15, 2019 | K. Tah | Cogent Economics and Finance