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Launched in 2015, insight2impact is jointly hosted by Cenfri and FinMark Trust and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation. This global resource centre supports policymakers, FSPs and development partners to harness and fully capitalise on the power of data to advance financial-sector development and generate better financial inclusion and welfare.

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Digital identity and financial inclusion
How digitising customer due diligence can strengthen providers during COVID-19 and beyond For [...]
Overthrowing the king: Could central bank digital currencies replace cash in post-COVID-19 Africa?
In an age where we can send mail electronically in seconds at no cost rather than going to the post, it seems od [...]
Why it’s time for Africa to adopt a regional digital financial identity
According to the World Bank Group’s Identification for Development,  [...]
Risk vs. resilience: Insuring sustainable African cities in the age of climate change
Though much of the global conversation is, understandably, focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change cont [...]
Financial inclusion innovation competition: DataHack4FI
DataHack4FI Season 3 report The DataHack for Financial Inclusio [...]
When digital payment goes viral: lessons from COVID-19’s impact on mobile money in Rwanda
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many African governments have implemented policy changes and lockdowns [...]
New era, new data: Why ‘financial inclusion 2.0’ will require a different approach to measurement
Financial inclusion is entering a new era The movement’s first era – which we’ll call [...]
Insurance in the age of COVID-19: The pandemic highlights the need for a new approach
For the last decade, Cenfri and other development partners have focused our approach to [...]
Reducing the costs of migration: How better data can lead to better policy – and better prices – in migrant remittances
International migration has become such a pressing global issue that one can hardly read or watch the news witho [...]
Financial health and the Coronavirus: Another failure to prepare
Like a well-plotted mystery, the story of how the novel coronavirus is affecting our world adds a new chapter every day. From today’s vantage point, [...]