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Making Access Possible (MAP) Malawi

Cenfri on behalf of FinMark Trust presented the key findings and recommendations from Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP) Malawi diagnostic report at the Stakeholder Workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi in April 2015. The workshop provided an opportunity for the MAP diagnostic team to test key findings with stakeholders and for stakeholders to provide feedback and comment on the findings for the final diagnostic report. 

2014 ASEAN Financial Inclusion Conference (Oct 2014)

In October 2014, Cenfri attended the 2014 ASEAN Financial Inclusion Conference: Enhancing Access to Finance for Unbanked People in the ASEAN region in Yangon, Myanmar. The conference was hosted by the Union of the Republic of Myanmar as the current Chair of ASEAN and brought together key stakeholders in the region, including policy makers, academics, practitioners and officials from UN agencies and regional and global…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Lesotho

FinMark Trust presented the key findings and recommendations from the Making Access Possible (MAP) Lesotho country study at a workshop and roadmap retreat in Maseru, Lesotho in July 2014. The workshop was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Lesotho, Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Development Planning and United Nations Development Programme. The workshop provided an opportunity for the MAP diagnostic team…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Botswana

This synthesis note summarises the main findings of the Making Access Possible (MAP) Botswana diagnostic, a comprehensive study of the scope for financial inclusion in Botswana across four product markets: credit, payments, savings and insurance. MAP Botswana was requested by the Government of Botswana as input towards the development of a financial inclusion strategy for Botswana. MAP Botswana is funded by FinMark Trust, and the…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Mozambique

Mozambique is a country on the move. Since emerging from its long civil war in the 1990s, the country has liberalised its economy, initiated the construction of new infrastructure on a vast scale and instituted extensive public reform. The financial sector, in particular, has seen far reaching changes. Not only were several state-owned financial institutions privatised, but many new financial institutions have emerged. The economy…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Thailand

The Thailand Synthesis report is an output of the Technical Assistance request by the Ministry of Finance of Thailand from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to develop a National Strategy for Financial Inclusion. The TA is funded by Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction with technical support from the United Nationals Capital Development Fund (UNCDF).   The report brings together diagnostic research on financial inclusion in…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Myanmar

Cenfri presented the key findings and recommendations of Making Access Possible (MAP) Myanmar at the 2nd National Conference on Financial Inclusion entitled Towards a Financial Inclusion Roadmap in Nay Pyi Taw. MAP Myanmar forms part of a global partnership between the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), Cenfri and the FinMark Trust and was funded locally by the Livelihoods for Food Security Trust (LIFT) and UNCDF. The study…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Swaziland

Cenfri on behalf of FinMark Trust presented the key findings and recommendations from Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP) Swaziland diagnostic report at the Stakeholder Workshop in Ezulwini, Swaziland. The workshop provided an opportunity for the MAP diagnostic team to test key findings with stakeholders and for stakeholders to provide feedback and comment on the findings for the final diagnostic report. 

MAP Myanmar: Fourth Steering Committee Meeting hosted by the Myanmar Microfinance Supervisory Enterprise (MMSE)

Cenfri recently presented key findings and recommendations from Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP) Myanmar diagnostic report at the fourth MAP Steering Committee Meeting from 21st -22nd of January 2014 hosted by the Myanmar Microfinance Supervisory Enterprise (MMSE).   The diagnostic report forms part of a series of documents produced as part of the MAP Myanmar initiative. The report applies the MAP diagnostic and…

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Making Access Possible (MAP) Malawi

Cenfri on behalf of FinMark Trust presented the key findings and recommendations from Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP) Malawi diagnostic report at the Stakeholder Workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi in April 2015. The workshop provided an opportunity for the MAP diagnostic team to test key findings with stakeholders and for stakeholders to provide feedback and comment on the findings for the final diagnostic report. 

2014 ASEAN Financial Inclusion Conference (Oct 2014)

In October 2014, Cenfri attended the 2014 ASEAN Financial Inclusion Conference: Enhancing Access to Finance for Unbanked People in the ASEAN region in Yangon, Myanmar. The conference was hosted by the Union of the Republic of Myanmar as the current Chair of ASEAN and brought together key stakeholders in the region, including policy makers, academics, practitioners and officials from UN agencies and regional and global…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Lesotho

FinMark Trust presented the key findings and recommendations from the Making Access Possible (MAP) Lesotho country study at a workshop and roadmap retreat in Maseru, Lesotho in July 2014. The workshop was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Lesotho, Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Development Planning and United Nations Development Programme. The workshop provided an opportunity for the MAP diagnostic team…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Botswana

This synthesis note summarises the main findings of the Making Access Possible (MAP) Botswana diagnostic, a comprehensive study of the scope for financial inclusion in Botswana across four product markets: credit, payments, savings and insurance. MAP Botswana was requested by the Government of Botswana as input towards the development of a financial inclusion strategy for Botswana. MAP Botswana is funded by FinMark Trust, and the…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Mozambique

Mozambique is a country on the move. Since emerging from its long civil war in the 1990s, the country has liberalised its economy, initiated the construction of new infrastructure on a vast scale and instituted extensive public reform. The financial sector, in particular, has seen far reaching changes. Not only were several state-owned financial institutions privatised, but many new financial institutions have emerged. The economy…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Thailand

The Thailand Synthesis report is an output of the Technical Assistance request by the Ministry of Finance of Thailand from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to develop a National Strategy for Financial Inclusion. The TA is funded by Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction with technical support from the United Nationals Capital Development Fund (UNCDF).   The report brings together diagnostic research on financial inclusion in…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Myanmar

Cenfri presented the key findings and recommendations of Making Access Possible (MAP) Myanmar at the 2nd National Conference on Financial Inclusion entitled Towards a Financial Inclusion Roadmap in Nay Pyi Taw. MAP Myanmar forms part of a global partnership between the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), Cenfri and the FinMark Trust and was funded locally by the Livelihoods for Food Security Trust (LIFT) and UNCDF. The study…

Making Access Possible (MAP) Swaziland

Cenfri on behalf of FinMark Trust presented the key findings and recommendations from Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP) Swaziland diagnostic report at the Stakeholder Workshop in Ezulwini, Swaziland. The workshop provided an opportunity for the MAP diagnostic team to test key findings with stakeholders and for stakeholders to provide feedback and comment on the findings for the final diagnostic report. 

MAP Myanmar: Fourth Steering Committee Meeting hosted by the Myanmar Microfinance Supervisory Enterprise (MMSE)

Cenfri recently presented key findings and recommendations from Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP) Myanmar diagnostic report at the fourth MAP Steering Committee Meeting from 21st -22nd of January 2014 hosted by the Myanmar Microfinance Supervisory Enterprise (MMSE).   The diagnostic report forms part of a series of documents produced as part of the MAP Myanmar initiative. The report applies the MAP diagnostic and…

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