Publications

State of the Practice: Client Protection in Uganda’s Microfinance Sector

17 Feb 2017

    Executive Summary This state of the practice report provides an overview of the legal framework, regulations, and industry practices related to client protection in Uganda’s microfinance sector. Read the full report >>> Résumé Ce rapport bilan des pratiques offre un aperçu du cadre juridique, des réglementations et des pratiques en matière de protection des clients dans le secteur de la microfinance en Ouganda. Lire le rapport complet >>>

    State of the Practice: Client Protection in Senegal’s Microfinance Sector

    17 Feb 2017

      Executive Summary This report provides an overview of regulations and practices related to client protection in the microfinance sector in Senegal. It summarizes the findings of evaluations of five microfinance institutions (MFIs, or decentralized financial Systems – SFDs) to assess their compliance with the Smart Campaign’s client protection standards between 2014 and 2015. It also draws on: (i) a national diagnostic carried out in 2015 by Senegal’s Professional Association of Decentralized Financial Systems (APSFD-Senegal) […]

      State of Client Protection in Rwanda’s Microfinance Sector

      17 Feb 2017

        Eexcutive Summary This state of the practice report provides an overview of the legal framework, regulations, and industry practices related to client protection in Rwanda’s microfinance sector. It draws on findings from three key sources: 1) Accompanied self-assessments of five MFIs/financial service providers that used the Smart Campaign assessment methodology to take an in-depth look at their client protection practices; 2) A client protection market diagnostic, conducted by the Association of Microfinance […]

        Client Protection in Burkina Faso’s Microfinance Sector

        17 Feb 2017

          Executive Summary This report provides an overview of the legal framework, regulations, and industry practices related to client protection in the microfinance sector in Burkina Faso. It draws on external assessments of six Decentralized Financial Systems (SFDs or MFIs)1 based on the Smart Campaign methodology, a client protection market diagnostic conducted by two consultants using a tool designed by the SEEP Network, a review of the literature on the regulatory […]

          Responsible Financial Inclusion and Digital Innovation – Focus on Asia

          26 Jan 2017

            Responsible finance is a cornerstone of the 2020 Universal Financial Access Goals of the World Bank Group, and contributes to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Responsible finance continues to be a cross-cutting priority of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), and of the broader financial inclusion initiatives worldwide. The Forum, now in its seventh year (RFFVII), highlighted Responsible Financial Inclusion and Digital Innovation: Focus on Asia. In recognition of the […]

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            Recent Trends and Financial Inclusion – Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa

            26 Jan 2017
            • European Investment Bank

            Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Trends and Digital Financial Inclusion At its third edition, this report provides an analysis of recent development in the SSA banking sector and specific structural topics of relevance. It combines in house research with contribution from leading market experts from commercial banks operating in the region, IFIs and other institutions. About the Economics Department of the EIB The mission of the EIB Economics Department is to provide economic analyses […]

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            The Road to Inclusion

            25 Jan 2017
            • Mastercard Foundation
            The Road to Inclusion

            This study conducted by the Mastercard Foundation focuses on the financially excluded and underserved across Europe.  Financial exclusion defines those who are currently not able, or not willing, to fully participate in the banking services offered in their country. According to the World Bank, there are currently 138.6m people in this situation in Europe alone. This report revisits and expands upon the initial findings of Mastercard’s 2013 ‘Road to Inclusion’ research, conducted with the […]

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            Financial Inclusion and Financial Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean – Data and Trends

            09 Dec 2016
            • Veronica Trujillo
            • Sergio Navajas

            The report seeks to facilitate a deeper understanding of the financial systems in the region, combining aspects of sustainability and financial inclusion. The 2016 report includes information from 20 countries in the region (with a few exceptions) and presents information up to December 2015. The majority of information in the report corresponds to regulated financial intermediaries, except for data in the microcredit section. Leer en Espanol   

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            The State of Microinsurance – the Insider’s guide to Understanding the Sector

            09 Dec 2016

              The A2ii published an article in the new annual Microinsurance Network publication ‘The state of Microinsurance 2016’. In the article the A2ii gives an overview of its work in Peru, Columbia and Jamaica helping microinsurance market development though supporting the supervisory authorities in establishing an enabling regulatory environment. ‘The annual magazine is the result of a major initiative by the Network bringing together some of the most authoritative voices within […]

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              Proportionate Regulatory Frameworks in Inclusive Insurance: Lessons from a Decade of Microinsurance Regulation

              09 Dec 2016

                It is just over a decade since the first microinsurance regulation was introduced in India in 2005. In this booklet, we look back at what supervisory approaches have been undertaken since then, and draw lessons from the past. We also look forward and examine some of the ongoing and emerging challenges insurance supervisors find themselves confronted with, particularly with regard to formalization, data, government involvement, mass distribution and digital technology. In […]

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