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Risk, Remittances and Integrity programme (RRI)


Across sub-Saharan Africa, financial sectors face significant constraints to more formally serve consumers and facilitate inclusive growth.

This five-year  partnership between FSD Africa and Cenfri aims to
address these challenges, through the RRI program which works to strengthen the integrity and risk management role of the financial sector and to facilitate remittance flows within and into the continent.

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How to fill the remittance gaps left by COVID-19
When we think of the African diaspora, we often imagine large networks across Europe or North America and the in [...]
The impact of COVID-19 on African insurance markets
Challenges and opportunities for insurance providers and regulators across sub-Saharan Africa  [...]
Where are the flows? Exploring barriers to remittances in sub-Saharan Africa
This seven-part research series provides a detailed analysis of the market barriers to formal cross-border r [...]
Staying healthy
The need for complementary private health insurance offerings in sub-Saharan Africa Fo [...]
What we’ve learnt about the risk protection gap in sub-Saharan Africa from Finscope consumer data
A significant portion of the population in Africa is underinsured, leaving them exposed to risks and unable to m [...]
Is there a case for for-purpose remittances?
This report reveals the findings from our qualitative and quantitative research with remittance senders who live [...]
The importance of indicators in combatting illicit financial flows
The problem of illicit financial flows is recognised in the SDGs yet little progress has been made in combat [...]
Regulating for innovation: an evolving framework
This focus note aims to equip regulators with a decision framework that illustrates the available tools requ [...]
Insurtech Tracker
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Four things we learned at the 2019 Seamless Southern Africa Conference
Understanding the state of digital payments in sub-Saharan Africa. The [...]