Conference

02- 03
Jul

Fortaleza

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 to Wednesday, July 3, 2024

The 2024 Responsible Finance Forum in Fortaleza, Brazil will kickstart the conversations needed to spark systems-level change and achieve the responsible and equitable delivery of quality financial services, all while aiming to obtain the desired outcomes of safety, choice, trust, voice, and improved financial health for consumers. As the official side event to the 2nd […]

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06
Jun

Thursday, June 6, 2024

This engaging webinar explores the emerging role of ag-tech startups in revolutionizing agricultural supply chains through innovative business models. As the agricultural sector evolves with shifts towards higher-value, perishable products and increased urbanization, these startups are stepping in to bridge the gap between small-scale operations and larger agricultural demands. The session will delve into how […]

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04- 07
Jun

Manila

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 to Friday, June 7, 2024

Scheduled to take place from the 4th to the 7th of June in Manilla, Philippines, the event promises to be an enriching experience, bringing together key stakeholders, industry experts, and thought leaders to explore and advance responsible finance and social performance in the financial sector. With a theme centered around “Building Responsible Finance Ecosystems: A […]

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20
May

Monday, May 20, 2024

FAO’s Office of Innovation and Rural Transformation and Gender Equality Division hosts a webinar on fintech startups shaping the future of inclusive agrifood systems. This session will spotlight pioneering models and disruptive technologies that address financing constraints, while discussing the challenges startups face in achieving inclusivity, profitability, and sustainability. Discover how Digital Financial Services (DFS) […]

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16- 20
Oct

Lomé, Togo

Monday, October 16, 2023 to Friday, October 20, 2023

The next edition will take place in Lomé (Togo) from October 16-20, 2023. Take part in the largest inclusive finance event in Africa! The SAM is a biennial 5-day event dedicated to the development of financial inclusion in Africa. What is SAM? SAM is the African Microfinance Week, known by the French acronym for « Semaine […]

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07- 09
Jun

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 to Friday, June 9, 2023

From Wednesday 7 June 2023 09:00 to Friday 9 June 2023 13:00 (GMT+00:00) FCI and Afreximbank head to Dakar, Senegal, on 7-9 June 2023 to host the 2023 Regional Conference on Factoring, Receivables Finance and Credit Insurance in West Africa. Join fellow industry-leading peers and government officials to discuss the world of Factoring, highlighting what, where and how to […]

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14- 16
Nov

Cape Town, South Africa

Monday, November 14, 2022 to Wednesday, November 16, 2022

The African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) is the global meeting place for agrifood investment in Africa. Bringing together over 1100 key stakeholders – from governments, banks, financiers, investors, project owners, project developers, commercial farmers and the agro and food processing industry – to discuss trends that will likely influence food and agribusiness economics over the […]

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03
Sep

Saturday, September 3, 2022

During the session on finance hosted by CAFI SSF, Rare and Environmental Defense Fund, we were able to hear experiences from on the ground challenges faced by small-scale fishers(SSF) face when accessing financial services. A direct testimony from fisher representatives from India, Mauritius, Kenya, Indonesia, Uganda, Chile, St. Vincent, and Honduras shared similar difficulties to […]

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13- 15
Jul

Livingstone, Zambia

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 to Friday, July 15, 2022

The 2022 Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Conference on Inclusive Insurance is part of the series of regional learning sessions aimed at contributing to the development of inclusive insurance markets in Africa. The 7th regional conference is hosted by the TAG Microinsurance Association, Munich Re Foundation and FinProbity Solutions. The conference is supported by the […]

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29- 30
Jun

Istanbul, Turkey

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 to Thursday, June 30, 2022

June 29–30, 2022 Istanbul, Turkey As we emerge from the pandemic, we’re eager to reconnect, discuss our concerns and share new perspectives—which is why this event will focus on microfinance investment landscape and opportunities, important sector updates, and the latest approaches to gender, green finance, technological challenges and financial inclusion of refugees and migrants. Over […]

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27
Jun

Monday, June 27, 2022

11.00-16.00 hours (Bangkok time) A High Level (Virtual) Regional Event was organized to present how digitalization can enable inclusive rural and agrifood system transformation under the FAO Digital Village Initiative. In particular, presentation 3 will bring in experience in “Leveraging multi-partnerships to enable digital solutions for agriculture finance: The case of Uganda“. Please see the […]

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15
Jun

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Wednesday 15 June 2022 13:00- 14:00 (GMT+1) Venue: LinkedIn Live Join the Mobile Gender Gap Report 2022 launching event to hear the latest data and insights on the mobile gender gap across low- and middle-income countries. You’ll also learn how GSMA partners are working tirelessly to improve digital and financial inclusion for women. Over the past […]

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17
May

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

17 May 2022 from 9:00-11:00 CEST (17:00-19:00 PHT) With climate change, natural disasters are becoming more frequent and severe. This affects developing and emerging economies in particular, because of a higher vulnerability that can be attributed amongst others to a strong reliance on climate-reliant activities such as farming. At the same time, there is a […]

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25- 27
Apr

Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi

Monday, April 25, 2022 to Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Africa Saccos Week is a yearly conference & exhibition dedicated to the development of Savings and Credit Co-Operatives in Africa. The conference is open to everyone who can impact or be impacted by Saccos. This includes : central banks technology providers microfinance institutions Insurance Companies Regulation Authorities small and medium enterprises Saccos institutions This will be […]

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25- 28
Jan

Bahirdar, Ethiopia

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 to Friday, January 28, 2022

The Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions organizes a conference of this kind every two years. Major stakeholders in the microfinance sector, MFIs, Banks and Insurance companies, Fintechs, practitioners, academicians, federal and regional cooperative authorities and MFI partner organizations are expected to attend the conference. Participants from different organizations will present papers related to the theme. […]

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26- 28
Oct

Jamaica

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 to Thursday, October 28, 2021

The last fifteen years have seen the insurance sector in emerging markets enjoy steady growth in client outreach and premium volumes. New technologies are boosting market coverage. The global middle class is predicted to number nearly five billion within two decades — but many of these individuals will still lack a formal safety net provided […]

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28
Jun

Online

Monday, June 28, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:15 PM (CEST) How digitalization can bring about productive growth for micro and small enterprises English, French and Spanish interpretation will be provided AGENDA   Welcome remarks Vic Van Vuuren, Director Enterprises Department, ILO Opening remarks Martha Newton, Deputy Director-General for Policy, ILO Roberto Suárez Santos, Secretary-General, IOE Andrea Ostheimer, Executive Director […]

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16- 18
Jun

The United Nations in Nairobi

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to Friday, June 18, 2021

The seventh Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID), organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Bank Group and the African Union, taking place at the United Nations in Nairobi on 16-18 June 2021. Under the auspices of the Central Bank of Kenya, this year’s GFRID Africa – 2020-2030 will mark the first […]

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18- 20
Nov

Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to Friday, November 20, 2020

European Microfinance Week (EMW), hosted by e-MFP, is one of the top events in the financial inclusion calendar and a unique meeting point for microfinance and financial inclusion professionals working worldwide. EMW brings together all sectors of the inclusive finance industry including consultants & support service providers, investors, multilateral & national development agencies, NGOs and researchers. With […]

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10- 12
Nov

Online

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 to Thursday, November 12, 2020

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the symposium on Policy and Regulatory Environment for the Development of China’s Inclusive Rural Digital Finance Services: Practice, Experience and Prospects that is being jointly organized by FAO with the Chinese Academy of Financial Inclusion (CAFI) in the framework of the CABFIN partnership. The symposium will be composed of […]

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02- 06
Nov

Online

Monday, November 2, 2020 to Friday, November 6, 2020

About the conference The last fifteen years have seen the insurance sector in emerging markets enjoy steady growth in client outreach and premium volumes. New technologies are boosting market coverage. The global middle class is predicted to number nearly five billion people within two decades — but many of these individuals will still lack a […]

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05- 07
Oct

Kenya

Monday, October 5, 2020 to Wednesday, October 7, 2020

The Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) will focus on opportunities and challenges in the African remittance market, and the impact these flows can have on the sustainable development of migrants’ communities of origin. The three-day forum will also explore how innovation and technology in the market can lower remittance transfer cost and promote greater financial […]

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23- 24
Sep

Maputo Mozambique

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 to Thursday, September 24, 2020

Mondato Summit Africa offers a venue for industry leaders to learn from experts and peers in an intimate setting. Mondato lends its expertise with specialized content and adroit facilitation to encourage substantive conversations and collaborative problem solving. The intensity and interactivity of the proceedings foster the formation of natural, foundational relationships between participants. Held in […]

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02- 05
Jun

Yangon Myanmar

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 to Friday, June 5, 2020

This global forum will confront the most pressing financial inclusion question of the day:  How do we promote inclusion and trust in digital financial services while fostering innovation and growth? The gathering will bring together financial service providers, fintechs, regulators, investors, and digital financial service experts for three days of trainings, panels, and interactive breakout discussions, […]

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23- 24
Apr

Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam Netherlands

Thursday, April 23, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020

The theme of Africa Trade and Investment Convention this year is “The Challenges and Opportunities of Financing Businesses in Africa.” The conference is focused on highlighting Africa’s investment opportunities while creating an opportunity for entrepreneurs, government delegations and business leaders to meet with investors. Over 50 speakers will provide detailed insight into the economic transformation that many parts […]

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23
Apr

Belgium

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The European Commission – Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB) are pleased to invite you to participate to the ‘Sixth annual EU conference on EAFRD financial instruments for agriculture and rural development in 2014-2020’, that will take place on 23 April 2020 in Brussels, […]

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23
Apr

Charlemagne Building, European Commission, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels Brussels Belgium

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The fi-compass ‘Sixth annual EU conference on EAFRD financial instruments for agriculture and rural development in 2014-2020’, organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI), in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB), will take place in Brussels on 23 April 2020. The conference will gather experts and practitioners to hear and exchange experience on the EAFRD supported financial […]

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21- 23
Apr

Abuja Nigeria

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 to Thursday, April 23, 2020

The 12th Information Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Conference is leading the conversation in digital development to bring together hundreds of public, private and civil society organizations, eager to share practical insights on applying digital technology to development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges. Tracks and Format: Agriculture. Digital Diversity (Disability and Gender). Digital Financial Inclusion (DFI). […]

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16- 19
Apr

Singapore

Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Sunday, April 19, 2020

Some of the biggest challenges microfinance institutions (MFIs) struggle to overcome today are high operating costs, scalability and low earnings. And it is widely understood that the provision of fintech innovations is expected to help MFIs reduce their costs, increase operational efficiency and remain competitive in the rapidly changing financial landscape.  Additionally, new players like […]

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31
Mar
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01
Apr

Maputo Mozambique

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 to Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Mondato Summit Africa offers a venue for industry leaders to learn from experts and peers in an intimate setting. Mondato lends its expertise with specialized content and adroit facilitation to encourage substantive conversations and collaborative problem solving. The intensity and interactivity of the proceedings foster the formation of natural, foundational relationships between participants. Held in […]

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10- 12
Mar

Durban South Africa

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Global Savings Groups Conference Series is a biennial conference that engages a large and diverse community of stakeholders. The event develops and promotes improved standards of practice, mobilizes knowledge, strengthens partnerships and alliances, and creates opportunities for cross-organizational learning. Since 2011, The SEEP Network has been an active contributor to the Global Savings Groups Conference Series. […]

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10- 11
Mar

Steigenberger Aldau Beach Hotel in Hurghada Egypt

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Over the years, the microfinance industry in the Arab region has experienced significant developments aiming to contribute to poverty alleviation, achieve broad-based economic development and improve access to finance which ultimately advance financial inclusion and help in achieving several goals of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The continuation of success of these developments highly dependent on understanding […]

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09- 10
Mar

Lagos Nigeria

Monday, March 9, 2020 to Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The world over, it has been observed that as microfinance institutions grow and begin to achieve huge scale in terms of outreach of loans to low income segments of the society, challenges related to how to secure financing in the amounts needed and under acceptable terms become more & more apparent. Needed are also ancillary […]

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04
Mar

Washington United States

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Does access to finance lead to women’s political empowerment? Despite the great strides being made globally towards gender equality, the full economic and political empowerment of women remains elusive. Men still outnumber women in decision-making roles and vastly outnumber women in legislatures around the world. To address this problem, some believe that empowering women politically should start […]

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26- 27
Feb

Charlemagne Building, European Commission, Rue de la Loi 170 Johannesburg South Africa

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 to Thursday, February 27, 2020

The conference programme will address how banking technologies are ensuring profitability in operations, and how developments in artificial intelligence, regulation technology, cloud computing, cybersecurity and digital banking are affecting the financial services space. The panel of speakers include representatives’ of the major players in the industry which creates hope for all consumers and thought leaders […]

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12- 13
Feb

Kigali Rwanda

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 to Thursday, February 13, 2020

Now in its 4th edition, FINTEX Africa (formerly known as Dot Finance Africa) is Africa’s flagship event on fintech and banking innovation. Bringing together more than 300 industry leaders from 25+ countries across Africa, this prestigious event presents the very latest in banking & fintech innovation – everything from API platforms to cloud computing; data […]

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06- 07
Feb

Rome Italy

Thursday, February 6, 2020 to Friday, February 7, 2020

Following the success stories of the microfinance summit throughout the years, Euro Events is inviting you to its brand new edition which brings together experts, decision-makers, knowledge bearers and microfinance masterminds from all over the globe to present their stories, share their knowledge and discover to you the paths forward towards success, prosperity and ultimate […]

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22- 23
Jan

Eendrachtsweg 25d, 3012LB Rotterdam Netherlands

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 to Thursday, January 23, 2020

AFIFORUM brings together the entire value-chain for Asia’s financial services sector under one roof. The first edition of AFIFORUM brought together more than 550 delegates, representing the beating heart of Asia’s financial industry. At its core is building a resilient financial system that combines financial inclusion and private sector growth with sustainable development. AFIFORUM has […]

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20- 21
Jan

Universidad del Pacífico | Jesus Maria Peru

Monday, January 20, 2020 to Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The School of Economics and Finance of Universidad del Pacífico (Peru), the Center for Empirical Research in Business (CIEN) of Universidad Diego Portales (Chile) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), invite scholars to present and discuss their work with peers at the first conference on financial stability and sustainability, which to be held on the 20th and 21st of January 2020 in the […]

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04- 05
Dec

New Delhi India

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 to Thursday, December 5, 2019

Inclusive Finance India is a global policy platform on financial Inclusion setup with the objective of enabling cross-pollination of best practices and breakthroughs, specifically to influence India’s Financial Inclusion strategy and campaign. Inclusive Finance India, with its legacy of more than 14 years, has provided a strong articulation for building a vision and a strong […]

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28- 30
Nov

Agadir Morocco

Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Saturday, November 30, 2019

Despite economic growth, social inequalities continue to rise and concerns about climate change are increasingly evident. In the 21st century, the process of economic and social transformation must involve a solidarity society that is committed to share, to improve social services, to defend human rights and above all to take care of our planet. This […]

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26- 27
Nov

Mumbai India

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) is set up under an Act of Parliament and is the principal financial institution, for promotion, financing and development of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector and co-ordination of the functions of the various Institutions engaged in similar activities. Over the years, through its various financial […]

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20- 22
Nov

Luxembourg Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to Friday, November 22, 2019

European Microfinance Week, organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), is a key industry event hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the financial inclusion community working worldwide. Welcoming 500 professionals each year, it’s a unique meeting point and an excellent forum for networking. The unparalleled three-day event attracts leading experts, opinion […]

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19
Nov

University of Nairobi's Chandaria Auditorium Nairobi Kenya

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The annual lecture is FSD Kenya’s flagship event. Held every year since 2015, the annual lecture highlights new thinking and raises cutting-edge issues in the field of financial inclusion. Past speakers have included Dr. Tavneet Suri, a development economist and associate professor of applied economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of […]

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05- 07
Nov

Dhaka Bangladesh

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 to Thursday, November 7, 2019

The inclusive insurance sector has experienced persistent growth in client outreach and premium volumes over the past ten years. Today, nearly 300 million low-income citizens in developing countries are covered by an insurance policy. New technologies are boosting market coverage. In Asia alone, the number of people insured through mobile phones exceeds 40 million. Furthermore, […]

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05
Nov

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The 15th International Conference on Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets will take place in Dhaka from 5 – 7 November 2019. Approximately 450 experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in inclusive insurance for emerging markets. The conference will be hosted in cooperation with the Bangladesh […]

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30
Oct
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01
Nov

Hotel Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort | Punta Cana | Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 to Friday, November 1, 2019

Foromic is an annual event that focuses on reinventing inclusion with creative initiatives, based on digital solutions and new business models, that have the potential to improve lives for all. Foromic provides a unique opportunity to learn about new trends, develop connections and do business in the field of inclusion.  

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21- 25
Oct

Ouagadougo Burkina Faso

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019

The African Microfinance Week (referred to as the SAM, based on the French acronym) is a major conference dedicated to the development of financial inclusion in Africa that takes place every two years. The main ambition of the SAM is to provide a unified African platform for exchange on the microfinance issues facing the African […]

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14- 15
Oct

Dakar Senegal

Monday, October 14, 2019 to Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The 2019 Cracking the Nut conference will focus on balancing public concerns for food security with private, market-based solutions. Applying a food systems lens, this two-day learning event will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in rural development, sustainable agriculture, agricultural finance, water sanitation, health and nutrition. The conference will convene high-level representatives from the private sector, governments, donors and […]

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01- 02
Oct

Kampala Uganda

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Banking on The Last-Mile conference brings together practitioners to discuss their experiences and emerging practices in digitizing savings groups, linkage banking (financial linkages with savings groups), digital financial services (broadly), and agency banking at the last mile. The interface of financial technology with savings groups models (VSLAs, SILCs, SfC, S4T etc) as platforms at the […]

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14- 15
Aug

Tokyo Japan

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 to Thursday, August 15, 2019

International Conference on Blockchain and Data Science plans to engage members from academia, industry and government to discuss the current and future challenges of digital economy and innovations. The Conference aims to address the scope of the smart digital economy which is secure and transparent.  The event will include workshops, seminars, special sessions, presentation sessions to engage the […]

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09- 11
Jul

Lagos Nigeria

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 to Thursday, July 11, 2019

The Digital PayExpo is an annual conference that aggregates key industry players both in the supply and demand-side to discuss and showcase ways of promoting the financial inclusion agenda in Nigeria and other emerging economies. The participants play an active role in the conference by participating in the panel/plenary discussions. In addition, the event offers a unique opportunity […]

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25- 26
Jun

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 to Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Blockchain Summit London is the leading blockchain for business event in Europe. Connecting over 5,000 industry leaders, business decision makers and tech innovators, Blockchain Summit London is a two-day conference and exhibition dedicated to the business of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Based on unrivalled content, 200 visionary speakers and exceptional networking opportunities, Blockchain Summit London is […]

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29- 31
May

Istanbul Turkey

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 to Friday, May 31, 2019

The 22nd MFC Annual Conference will tackle the practical side of digitalization in the financial inclusion sector through case studies, trend analysis and discussion of emerging best practice. The agenda will include a full range of workshops, panel discussions and side meetings to explore different aspects of the digitalization in financial inclusion, including: Agile ways of working. Developing […]

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28- 29
May

Johannesburg South Africa

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 to Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The financial inclusion summit is a thought leadership event on financial inclusion. The two-day program will bring together practitioners and leading experts on financial inclusion. The summit will cover the following themes: Financial inclusion, the changing landscape. Financial inclusion: The next generation. Harnessing change to accelerate financial inclusion.        Digital financial services in the FinTech era. […]

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03- 04
Apr

Washington, DC United States

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to Thursday, April 4, 2019

Participants will have an opportunity to share investment lessons in social performance and impact management, discuss recent strategies for digital transformation, and share the latest developments in impact investing tools for financial inclusion and the larger impact space, which are critical to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The meeting will also include deep-dive sessions […]

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13
Mar

Liverpool United Kingdom

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The biggest gathering of the industry committed to fair and responsible finance will bring together thought leaders and practitioners to discuss the economic landscape and future of the responsible finance industry. It is the best place to learn about new innovations and best practice in tailored workshops, and network with your peers. The centerpiece of […]

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13- 14
Feb

Cape Town South Africa

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 to Thursday, February 14, 2019

With over 390 senior decision-makers attending, Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa is an important conference where participants can engage in real business deals, and to discuss the latest developments in the African structured finance and debt markets. The event will help to find the answers to the key challenges to finance the continued GDP growth of Africa, […]

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11- 12
Dec

New Delhi India

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Inclusive Finance India is a global policy platform on financial Inclusion setup with the objective of enabling cross-pollination of best practices and breakthroughs,specifically to influence India’s Financial Inclusion strategy and campaign. Inclusive Finance India, with its legacy of more than 14 years, has provided a strong articulation for building a vision and a strong ecosystem with clearly defined roles for stakeholders […]

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21- 22
Nov

Durban South Africa

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 to Thursday, November 22, 2018

In partnership with Development Finance Practitioners, the Chartered Institute of Development Finance (CIDEF) organized a conference which will focus (not exclusively) on panel and research discussions. Various thematics will be discussed, including among others: Impact of intra-Africa trade tariffs on Africa’s Development; Financing for WHOSE Development? – From Poverty to Power; Latest Developments in Structured […]

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15- 16
Nov

New Delhi India

Thursday, November 15, 2018 to Friday, November 16, 2018

The 25th World Congress is co-organized by WSBI, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), State Bank of India and the National Savings Institute. The World Congress aims at bringing WSBI members and all interested retail bankers and stakeholders together to discuss the topics that define the future of the retail banking sector. It will […]

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06- 08
Nov

Lusaka Zambia

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to Thursday, November 8, 2018

Approximately 450 experts from around the world will join the “Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets” to discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in inclusive insurance for emerging markets.  The conference will feature panel discussions on key topics addressing an interdisciplinary audience. Additional working group sessions will deal in depth with subtopics. Interactive […]

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06- 08
Nov

Lusaka Zambia

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to Thursday, November 8, 2018

The Conference will bring together over 400 participants and experts from around the world who will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance. Around 80 speakers will share their knowledge in around 30 sessions. The microinsurance sector has experienced persistent growth in client outreach and premium volumes over the past […]

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06- 07
Nov

Amman Jordan

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Sanabel’s members represent some of the pioneers of microfinance in the Arab region who have been successfully capable of transforming from microcredit programs to microfinance institutions, companies and banks, developing various financial and non-financial products and services, adopting innovative delivery channels and reaching out to new market segments which enabled them to achieve sustainability. Their […]

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03- 05
Oct

Bilbao Spain

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

Microfinance Centre (MFC) and European Microfinance Network (EMN) are pleased to announce that their joint annual conference will take place from 3-5 October 2018 in Bilbao, Spain. The event will be a meeting of minds and ideas and will be the perfect opportunity for members and other industry experts to network, exchange experiences, learn from an impressive line-up of guests and […]

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03- 05
Oct

Bilbao Spain

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

This year the joint MFC and EMN conference will focus on the implications of the digital revolution on financial and social inclusion. The event aims to explore how microfinance institutions can be proactive in embracing and making the most of technology to provide valuable opportunities for entrepreneurs, start-ups and social enterprises. Is there a new […]

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27
Sep

Lugano Italy

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Commodity trade experts from multinationals, trading companies, financial institutions and service providers. Organised in partnership with the Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA), the event will gather over 200 commodity trade experts from multinationals, trading companies, financial institutions and service providers, the event will assess the key trends impacting global commodity markets and trade, from geopolitical […]

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26- 27
Sep

Cairo Egypt

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to Thursday, September 27, 2018

Join Afreximbank, the Egyptian Factoring Association, and FCI at the ‘Conference on Factoring as a Tool for Financing SMEs,’ which will be followed by a Factoring Training Workshop on 26-27 September 2018 in Cairo, Egypt. The Conference will focus on the developments and prospects of Factoring, Receivables & Supply Chain Finance in the African and […]

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07
Sep

The Hague Netherlands

Friday, September 7, 2018

The main objective of the conference is to bring together the donor and the investor community and provide them a platform to discuss this critical issue and work towards sustainable solutions for refugees.  The conference has four main objectives: Demonstrating a sense of urgency for private sector to invest: The refugee crisis has created the largest […]

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20- 21
Jun

Kenya

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 to Thursday, June 21, 2018

“Innovate to Capture the Growth Potential”, is the theme for the Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference scheduled for the 20th & 21st June 2018 in Nairobi Kenya at The Villa Rossa Kempinski Hotel. The theme is informed by the overarching direction to transform product offerings & revolutionize distribution channels so as to generate returns and […]

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14
Jun

Rome Italy

Thursday, June 14, 2018

In 2016, annual spending on climate finance was US $383 billion worldwide, with the private sector contributing more than 63 percent of the total. The private sector is doing more than ever, but much of this investment is directed to growing markets for wind and solar energy. In the agriculture sectors, more needs to be […]

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12- 13
Jun

Antigua Guatemala

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the next Cracking the Nut conference will take place on June 12-13, 2018 in Antigua, Guatemala and will focus on encouraging the uptake of new technologies for agriculture and access to finance, in a way that promotes resilience.  Connexus Corporation is working with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Catholic […]

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30
May
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Jun

Washington United States

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to Friday, June 1, 2018

The theme for the 2018 Conference is “Breaking the Mold – New Ideas for Financing Affordable Housing”. The conference will not only create awareness of the major challenges in developing or strengthening housing finance markets but will also focus squarely on solutions and resolution of these challenges by highlighting innovations, new ideas and global experiences […]

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22- 24
May

KIGALI Rwanda

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 to Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Global Savings Groups Conference is a biennial event that engages a large and diverse community of stakeholders, develops and promotes improved standards of practice, mobilizes knowledge, strengthens partnerships and alliances, and creates opportunities for cross-organizational learning. Each event in this series has also served as a catalyst to increase the scale, sustainability and impact […]

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08- 10
May

Lusaka Zambia

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to Thursday, May 10, 2018

The 10th ICT4D Conference brings together public, private and civil society organizations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Participants share how they’ve used innovations in technology to increase the impact of their work. Highly interactive and hands-on, the conference attracts a diverse audience of technical advisors, executives, and others who offer a range […]

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02- 04
May

London United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 to Friday, May 4, 2018

AFSIC is one of the most important African investment events held globally. It has a very strong investment focus and is attended by many of the most important global investors investing into Africa and by investors interested in learning more about African investment opportunities. Now in its 6th year AFSIC 2018 will be held in London on 2nd to 4th May 2018. […]

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22- 26
Apr

Marrakech Morocco

Sunday, April 22, 2018 to Thursday, April 26, 2018

The annual AVCA Conference is a major private equity gathering globally, attracting investors who collectively manage over US$1.5trn in assets. Over the past 15 years, the AVCA conference has become one of the most important forum for promoting, developing, and stimulating private investment in Africa. The conference continues to be a rallying beacon, shedding light […]

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16- 18
Apr

Belgrade Serbia

Monday, April 16, 2018 to Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The goal of the conference is – to enhance the dialogue between the keyplayers on the agricultural insurance markets of Europe and Asia. Insurance, Reinsurance and Broker companies get the great opportunity to discuss various issues related to developing markets. Conference sessions will focus on technical aspects of agricultural insurance, innovative approaches in agricultural insurance, portfolio management […]

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10- 11
Apr

Lagos Nigeria

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Banking and financial services must seek ways to increase their mass and tap into the financially excluded population (which is more than 60 %). The agenda to deliver financial services to those that banks have traditionally not reached should now more than ever be at the top of corporate growth strategy. The conference will also […]

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10- 11
Apr

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The  2018 edition  in Nigeria will be held under a timely theme “Sustaining the Momentum in the Financial Inclusion Agenda” and informed by the overarching direction in the financial inclusion agenda being adopted by most governments in the region. The conference will look at new and innovative financial technology solutions that will make financial inclusion […]

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14- 15
Mar

Johannesburg South Africa

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 to Thursday, March 15, 2018

Challenging and disrupting the remittances and money transfer environment With cross border payments increasingly on the rise, the stage is set for continued innovation, with threats and opportunities to the payments eco-system, continuously challenging and disrupting the remittances and money transfers environment. The fourth installment of Trade Conferences International’s (TCI) signature event – the Cross […]

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08- 09
Mar

Johannesburg South Africa

Thursday, March 8, 2018 to Friday, March 9, 2018

Africa has a huge need for financial inclusion; therefore, governments, regulators and banks are looking at various supporting technologies to bring more financial services to the end user. Blockchain technology opens new avenues for traditional banking, mobile banking, payments and remittance services. More and more startups and established companies are now looking to disrupt this […]

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20- 21
Feb

Accra Ghana

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 to Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The financial inclusion summit is a thought leadership event on financial inclusion, The two-day programme will bring together practitioners and leading experts on financial inclusion. The Financial Inclusion Summit is the thought leadership event on financial inclusion in sub-Saharan Africa: The 2018 Summit will: Explore the opportunities and challenges of the next generation of financial […]

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14- 16
Feb

Kinshasa Congo (Kinshasa)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 to Friday, February 16, 2018

Adaptability of Risk Sharing Financing Mechanism in African Agriculture The Conference aims to build on some of the key recommendations made during the Central Bank Roundtable Policy Forum held in Togo in March 2017. One of the key delivery areas in promoting Risk-Sharing Financing Mechanisms involves creating a broad buy-in from private sector financial and […]

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31
Jan
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01
Feb

Frankfurt Germany

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 to Thursday, February 1, 2018

Supply Chain Finance Summit is in-depth event tracks the transformation of supply chain finance (SCF); showcasing the latest innovations within the industry for both domestic and cross-border financing, examining the future of technology-enabled supply chain models, and driving the conversation on increasing access of SCF for SMEs and emerging markets. Blockchain for SCF Masterclass – An […]

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25- 26
Jan

Vienna Austria

Thursday, January 25, 2018 to Friday, January 26, 2018

The second edition of Microfinance summit will indicate different perspectives between the West and the East Europe while identifying future challenges and overcome bottom lines. As the important segment is also comprised inclusion of the very rural and nun-developed areas among developing countries and helping them to find out new ways distributing the finances. Alongside […]

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07- 08
Dec

Dijon France

Thursday, December 7, 2017 to Friday, December 8, 2017

Microfinance has sought out to include individuals that financial institutions exclude. The mission had been progressively widening to Alternative Finance, which has thrived outside of conventional financial instruments and channels.   Alternative Finance takes different types such as angel investment, asset funding, cash flow funding, crowdfunding, crypto-currencies (Bitcoin), fair investment, fintech, slow money, pension fund […]

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29
Nov
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01
Dec

Abbaye de Nemunster Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Friday, December 1, 2017

European Microfinance Week (EMW), hosted by e-MFP, is one of the top events in the microfinance calendar and a unique meeting point for microfinance professionals working worldwide. EMW brings together all sectors of the inclusive finance sector including consultants & support service providers, investors, multilateral & national development agencies, NGOs and researchers. With an unparalleled program and […]

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29
Nov
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01
Dec

Bangalore India

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Friday, December 1, 2017

​The first edition of the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative (FIGI) Symposium will be held in Bangalore, India, from 29 November to 1 December 2017. The Symposium is being organized jointly by the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), jointly with  the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the Committee on Payments […]

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07- 09
Nov

LIM Peru

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017

The 13th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Peru from 7-9 November 2017. Approximately 400 participants and experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance. The conference will be hosted by APESEG in cooperation with the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network. The […]

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07- 08
Nov

Beirut Lebanon

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Sanabel, the Microfinance Network of Arab Countries was officially established in 2002, and together this year it will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary which will be reflected in the conference theme “Financial Inclusion in the Arab Countries; A Journey of Collaboration and Achievements”. Spanning from Morocco to Yemen, Sanabel members have led the sector from its infancy […]

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30
Oct
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03
Nov

Monday, October 30, 2017 to Friday, November 3, 2017

Financial Inclusion Week is a week of global conversation on the most important steps to advance financial inclusion. During the event, stakeholders will explore how new products and partnerships are empowering customers. Financial Inclusion Week aims to strengthen the diverse community of players involved in building a more inclusive financial ecosystem.  Digital channels are revolutionizing […]

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26- 27
Oct

Tbilisi Georgia

Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017

This year’s  Central Asian & Caucasus Microfinance Forum theme is: “Microfinance Goes Digital: Opportunities & Challenges in the Caucasus & Central Asia.” The microfinance market in Central Asia & Caucasus is young and dynamic. The regional microfinance market is acute and recently gaining popularity. Microfinance investment opportunities have significantly grown and diversified in recent years as […]

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23- 25
Oct

Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Monday, October 23, 2017 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Women’s World Banking will host biennial Making Finance Work For Women Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on October 24th and 25th, 2017. The Summit will convene 300 participants in a variety of innovative sessions addressing the most important issues in women’s financial inclusion. Attendees and participants will include leaders from the financial services, consumer […]

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18- 20
Oct

Cape Town South Africa

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Friday, October 20, 2017

The Chartered Institute of Development Finance and the Africagrowth Institute, in partnership with major development finance institutions, academic institutions and governments, is organising a 3-day conference to discuss issues around development finance sustainability and role played by development finance support agencies in global development. As commercial and investment banks continue to reduce lending globally, development […]

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09- 13
Oct

Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Monday, October 9, 2017 to Friday, October 13, 2017

The African Microfinance Week  is a conference organised by the African networks AMT (African Microfinance Transparency), MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) and AFRACA (African Rural & Agricultural Credit Association) and by ADA with the support of the Luxembourg Cooperation. During the conference, the participants will: meet the decision makers, public and private lenders, MFI directors and microfinance investors; build new […]

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02- 04
Oct

2800 South Potomac Avenue Arlington, VA, VA 22202 United States

Monday, October 2, 2017 to Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The 2017 SEEP Network Annual Conference will bring together leading practitioners, funders, research organizations and private sector actors dedicated to promoting more inclusive and resilient markets and financial systems. Under the conference theme – Catalyzing Transformative Change – we will deepen our understanding and commitment to approaches that bring about large scale positive change. We will explore […]

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14- 15
Sep

New Delhi India

Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

This national conference aims to provide stakeholders with a platform to deliberate on specific sectoral concerns and challenges in the implementation of India’s Financial Inclusion Program and identify strategies to reinvent inclusive finance in digital era.  The conference would also provide insights that can shape the future work agenda and action plan of policymakers, regulators, practitioners […]

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13- 15
Sep

Sharm El Sheikh Egypt

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) organizes the Global Policy Forum (GPF) as the keystone event for its membership. Each year, it is co-hosted by a different member institution in a different region of the world. The 2017 AFI GPF will take place from 13-15 September in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and will be the showcase […]

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29- 31
Aug

Port Moresby Papua New Guinea

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Thursday, August 31, 2017

Financial Inclusion Innovation Summit (FIIS), previously known as the Pacific Microfinance Week (PMW), is a three-day event that will include a formal conference, workshops, field visits, seminars, and roundtables, providing the region’s most comprehensive platform on Financial Inclusion for the Pacific’s financial sector stakeholders. Hosted by the Bank of Papua New Guinea, this event will bring together […]

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29- 30
Aug

Kigali Rwanda

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The event is a combination of high quality training and plenary sessions aimed at sharing insights on inclusive insurance business models that are making access to low-income market segments in Africa possible. The event is organized and hosted by Access to Finance Rwanda, Munich Re Foundation and Rwanda Insurers Association (ASSAR) with support from ILO’s […]

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23- 24
Aug

Benin Nigeria

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 to Thursday, August 24, 2017

The 2017 Conference will take place from 23rd-24th August, 2017 in Benin City, Nigeria. The Conference seeks to discuss developmental issues as it concerns microfinance and enterprise development. It will feature the presentation of a commissioned paper and a panel discussion covering issues on commercialisation of research and development outcomes. This year theme is “Entrepreneurship, […]

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13- 14
Jul

Karlsruhe Germany

Thursday, July 13, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017

The financial services industry is undergoing seismic change. The regulatory regime is becoming increasingly complex and the compliance more costly. The environmental, social and macroeconomic risks are greater than ever. In the wake of the last financial crisis, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris agreement, shifting from shareholder value to stakeholder value […]

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21- 22
Jun

Nairobi Kenya

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference, a regionally focused event now in its 7th edition has steadily become a gateway for the global and regional investors to engage local leaders as they seek ways to increase insurance penetration in the continent. Notwithstanding unprecedented economic growth (a substantial component of this dependent on the financial & […]

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30- 31
May

Kigali Rwanda

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Annual Banking & Finance Conference 2017 theme: “Making Financial Inclusion a Reality in Africa: Connecting people to Banking & Financial Service couldn’t be timelier. The 2016 edition was held in Ghana and the 2017 edition will be a continuation of the discussions and a preview of the implementation strides made thus far, as we […]

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24- 26
May

Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017

This event will be titled “Horizon 2037: Fair Finance for All”, and will take place in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which boasts the most dynamic European microfinance sector and which will celebrate its own 20th anniversary — of the founding of the first microfinance institutions in Bosnia. In the past two decades, MFC has cemented its position as […]

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22- 23
May

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Monday, May 22, 2017 to Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Global Symposium on Microfinance, with the theme “Revolutionizing Microfinance: Insight, Innovation, Inclusion,” is an opportunity to bring together regulators, financial services providers, mobile network operators and community-based institutions to develop a shared vision of how to harness emerging innovations to meet the needs and expectation of the micro and small enterprises, and provide a […]

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03- 05
May

London United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to Friday, May 5, 2017

AFSIC is the leading investment event focused on Africa’s financial services sector. The annual AFSIC, now in its 5th year, attracts financial services companies, predominantly leading Banks, Insurance Companies, Microfinance, Leasing and other regulated financial services companies from almost all parts of the African continent. The wide spread of companies from across Africa attracts a […]

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07
Apr

Kampala Uganda

Friday, April 7, 2017

Finnovation Africa 2017 will gather all stakeholders and influencers in the African FinTech value chain from the key markets across Africa and internationally. The event will seek to better align FinTech directions and initiatives in Africa with the strategic economic priorities and requirements of key countries – and provide a roadmap of how the banking […]

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27- 28
Mar

Bangkok Thailand

Monday, March 27, 2017 to Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Cracking the Nut conference will take place in March 27-28, 2017 at the Royal Orchid Sheraton in Bangkok, Thailand. This conference will focus on cracking the tough nuts associated with reinforcing food systems to meet urban demand. Cracking the Nut 2017 will provide a demand-driven, collaborative learning space where participants share experiences and best practice […]

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21- 22
Mar

Hanoi Vietnam

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 to Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Organized by the Citi Foundation and the Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC), in partnership with the Banking with the Poor Network (BWTP) and the Economist Group, the Asia Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit will explore the forces driving change in the region, the emerging opportunities and what the next generation of financial inclusion in the region […]

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13- 16
Feb

Nairobi Kenya

Monday, February 13, 2017 to Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF), is an annual business platform initiated by EMRC in 2005 that aims to encourage entrepreneurship, promote the growth of SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) and attract the right investments to Africa. At EMRC we believe that SMEs are the key drivers for growth: In developed regions they are […]

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19- 21
Jan

Thursday, January 19, 2017 to Saturday, January 21, 2017

  The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference that focuses on central questions concerning the future of the global agri-food industry. It gives representatives from the worlds of politics, business, science and civil society an opportunity to share ideas and enhance understanding on a selected topic of current agricultural policy. […]

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17- 18
Jan

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 to Wednesday, January 18, 2017

On January 17-18, 2017, the MCWG will host a convening of financial inclusion stakeholders with the explicit goal to breakdown silos, facilitate cooperation and coordination for greater scale of replicable efforts, and lay the foundation to obtain clear organizational commitments towards significant improvements in access to financial services and consumer protection in Uganda. For more […]

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05- 06
Dec

New Delhi India

Monday, December 5, 2016 to Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Inclusive Finance India Summit – A global platform to deliberate on issues related to Financial Inclusion, Financial Education and Financial Stability, and build a Financial Inclusion Vision 2020 Financial inclusion can be a powerful accelerator of economic progress, and can help achieve the goals of eliminating extreme poverty and building shared prosperity. Financial Inclusion is […]

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05
Dec

London United Kingdom

Monday, December 5, 2016

Featuring short presentations from a series of speakers, this seminar will explore evidence-based solutions to the lack of capital and training that hinders women entrepreneurs in the developing world. It will consider three complementary efforts, each focused on a single aspect, but all necessary to achieving the ultimate goal: financial inclusion; the creation of sustainable jobs; […]

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24- 25
Nov

Vienna Austria

Thursday, November 24, 2016 to Friday, November 25, 2016

Being constantly connected, innovative and customer oriented is the latest prerogative for all the banks around the world that are striving to conquer and dominate the market. Building the bank of the future, while competing with the fintech companies that disrupted the whole banking sector, is a highly demanding and exhausting task. Excellence in Digital […]

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24- 25
Nov

Dakar Senegal

Thursday, November 24, 2016 to Friday, November 25, 2016

The African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) in collaboration with other associations are organizing the 5th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance, scheduled to hold from 24 to 25 November 2016 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, Senegal. The world congress, which is being organized every three years, was last held in Paris, France […]

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16- 18
Nov

Luxembourg Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 to Friday, November 18, 2016

European Microfinance Week (EMW) is the major annual event of the microfinance industry hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the European microfinance community (banks and financial institutions, government agencies, NGOs, consulting firms, researchers and universities) working in developing countries. Organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), one of the industry’s premier networks […]

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16- 17
Nov

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 to Thursday, November 17, 2016

The IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum aims to provide a platform for global leaders in Islamic finance to discuss selected emerging issues in the Islamic financial services industry. The Executive Forum places emphasis on issues related to supervision and prudential regulation, both at national and international levels, harnessing from the experiences of a distinguished pool of global experts, […]

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15- 17
Nov

Colombo Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to Thursday, November 17, 2016

Approximately 400 participants and experts from around the world will  gather at the 12th International Microinsurance Conference “Driving Growth and Sustainability – A Business Case for Microinsurance” to discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance. The conference will be hosted by IASL in cooperation with the Munich Re Foundation and […]

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15
Nov

Colombo Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The ILO’s Impact Insurance Forum provides an interactive and open environment for discussing lessons learned and exchanging experiences on forefront issues confronting practitioners working in inclusive insurance. The Forum is a pre-conference session to the 12th International Microinsurance Conference 2016 and is open to all conference participants. This year’s forum will focus on the topic of “Becoming […]

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09
Nov

Dakar Senegal

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The purpose of the conference is to present the research documents prepared during the project Volatility, Macroprudential Regulation and Economic Growth in Low-Income Countries and to discuss their implications for financial policies (especially macroprudential regulation) for sub-Saharan Africa. This research project intended to gain a better understanding of the aforementioned issues in relation to financial […]

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08- 09
Nov

Nairobi Kenya

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 to Wednesday, November 9, 2016

AlHuda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics (AlHuda CIBE) is pleased to announce the “6th Global Islamic Microfinance Forum”in pursuance of its goal to promote islamic microfinance globally for poverty alleviation, financial inclusion and social development. There will be a post event workshop on “How to Develop, Operate and Sustain Islamic Microfinance Institutions” on 10-11 November 2016. Global Islamic Microfinance Forum (GIMF) is […]

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24- 26
Oct

Montego Bay Jamaica

Monday, October 24, 2016 to Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Foromic is Latin America and the Caribbean’s most important annual event on microfinance and entrepreneurship. The event is a space for business and financial innovations and a platform for microfinance. Throughout the years, Foromic has demonstrated that serving low-income households and small businesses is possible, sustainable and profitable.  The 2016 Foromic will be held in a region […]

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04- 06
Oct

Accra Ghana

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Thursday, October 6, 2016

the African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) will be holding the largest Pan-African agribusiness conference named “Turning Science into Business: Inclusive Agribusiness Incubation for Vibrant Economies in Africa” between the 4th and 6th October, 2016 at the Accra, Ghana. This was stated by Dr. Alex Ariho, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AAIN in a press […]

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26- 27
Sep

Dubai United Arab Emirates

Monday, September 26, 2016 to Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The purpose of the Islamic Microfinance Summit is to raise awareness about the demand for innovations in Islamic microfinance and ensure compliant and targeted product development to aid poverty alleviation. The Islamic Microfinance Summit in Dubai covers a very versatile range of topics, which makes this conference appealing to IMFIs and banks, as well as private investors and development organizations. Speakers […]

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21- 22
Sep

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to Thursday, September 22, 2016

As the global community continues to adopt innovative financial inclusion models, policymakers, regulators, and supervisors need to be positioned at the forefront of these developments so they are able to identify and manage the associated risks. More importantly, regulatory authorities need to be equipped with in-depth knowledge of innovative business models to develop an enabling […]

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19- 21
Sep

Bejing China

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Global SME Finance Forum 2016 is expected to bring together some 400 senior executives from commercial banks, development finance institutions and fintech companies as well as regulators and will focus on SME financing in the context of current global economic volatility and fast paced innovation. This year’s Global Forum will explore the latest trends in […]

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19- 21
Sep

Arlington, VA United States

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The theme of the SEEP Network 2016 Annual Conference this year is, “Expanding Market Frontiers”, which encompasses broadening the reach of markets into new contexts and strengthening existing markets to reach underserved populations. Proven and emerging practices will be explored in market systems development approaches to enhancing food security for communities and households living in poverty, integrating […]

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16- 17
Sep

Rome Italy

Friday, September 16, 2016 to Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Fourth International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) 2016, themed “Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education”, will provide a forum for the sharing of ideas, presentation of research findings, and discussion of professional issues relevant to Sustainability Science. This ambition will proceed in a multidisciplinary way across the various […]

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13- 14
Sep

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Now entering its seventh year as the region’s leading banking forum, AITEC Banking & Mobile Money Accra, 2016 will address the key issues faced by the region’s increasingly dynamic financial services sector. African banks have a great challenge in overcoming their heritage of colonial banking systems, which were designed to serve government, corporates and high-worth individuals. The bottom […]

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11
Jul

Monday, July 11, 2016

A “smallholder farmer” is typically characterized as having a plot of less than 2 hectares. There are an estimated 500 million smallholder farmers worldwide and 2 billion of the world’s 7 billion people belong to smallholder farming households. 1.4 billion of the world’s 7 billion people live on less than $1.25 per day—and most of […]

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05- 06
Jul

Aberystwyth United Kingdom

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 to Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Access to suitable and affordable finance is a precondition for meeting basic human needs and a key ingredient in small entrepreneur, job, and wealth creations. Inclusive financing and its innovation are a useful instrument that helps those excluded from society to access financial services. Moreover, emerging economies, including China, India, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and […]

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30
Jun
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Jul

Nairobi Kenya

Thursday, June 30, 2016 to Friday, July 1, 2016

The 1st Annual Financial Inclusion Africa Summit will take place at Nairobi, Kenya on 30th June – 1st July 2016. This conference will front the conversation on how formal and informal financial sectors can optimize on financial inclusion to make more revenue and contribute to eradicating poverty by ensuring availability, adequacy, affordability and accessibility of […]

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22- 24
Jun

Tirana Albania

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016

The Microfinance Centre is pleased to announce that it will hold its 19th annual conference called “Microfinance in the Cloud” in Tirana, Albania.  The conference will be held in partnership with the Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA). The over-arching conference theme considers the space that microfinance could occupy, if it fully embraces new technology, and the detachment it will suffer if it […]

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16- 17
Jun

Warsaw Poland

Thursday, June 16, 2016 to Friday, June 17, 2016

The European Microfinance Network (EMN) will hold its 13th Annual Conference in Warsaw (Poland) on the 16th and 17th June 2016. The purpose of the event is to be a meeting of minds, ideas and experiences. About 300 delegates are expected to attend, including EMN member organisations, speakers, and representatives from other institutions active in the microfinance sector.  […]

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02- 03
Jun

Istanbul İstanbul Turkey

Thursday, June 2, 2016 to Friday, June 3, 2016

  Having gained a worldwide reputation in a short time as a successful example in the field of agricultural insurance with Government – Private Sector – NGO collaboration model, TARSİM (Agricultural Insurance Pool of Turkey), launches an international event in its 10th anniversary of establishment. The International Agricultural Insurance Symposium (IAIS) will be held between June 2-3, […]

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31
May
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Jun

Accra Ghana

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 to Thursday, June 2, 2016

The 6th Edition of the Africa Banking & Finance Conference (ABFC 2016) will be held in Accra Ghana on the theme: “Promoting Financial Inclusion: Connecting people to Banking & Financial Service”. The objective of this 2016 flagship event is to sharpen the focus of thinking on how financial institutions can grow by focusing on promoting […]

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26
May

Xi'an China

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Seventh Annual Responsible Finance Forum (RFFVII) will be held in Xi’an, China on May 26, 2016, following China’s G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) Meetings on Consumer Protection & Financial Literacy on May 24-25th. Responsible finance is a cornerstone of the World Bank Group’s Universal Financial Access Goals by 2020 and contributes to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development […]

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24- 25
May

Manila Philippines

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 to Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The conference organized by ADB in collaboration with the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) and ADB Institute (ADBI), aims to bring together policy makers, financial sector supervisors and regulators, financial institutions, FinTech companies, academia, as well as financial sector experts to discuss opportunities and challenges in digital finance and to identify how multilateral […]

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12
May

Hamm Luxembourg

Thursday, May 12, 2016

What opportunities can climate finance offer impact investors after the Paris Cop 21 Agreement to direct all finance towards sustainable, low-emissions, climate-resilient development? How can private investors adhere to this commitment and achieve both environmental and financial return? How can the impact finance industry reach sufficient scale to attract institutional investors while not losing sight […]

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05- 06
May

London United Kingdom

Thursday, May 5, 2016 to Friday, May 6, 2016

Now in its fourth year AFSIC (the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference) is Africa’s leading investment event for Africa’s financial services sector. Many of Africa’s most significant investors attend AFSIC with the objective of meeting banks, insurance companies, microfinance, leasing and other regulated financial services companies, as well as dealmakers and investment bankers from across […]

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04
May

Geneva Switzerland

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

he ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility and its partners are organizing a public conference to look into successful models in agriculture insurance, and discuss key issues such as relevance for small-scale farmers and the role of governments to improve equity and sustainability of the schemes. The conference will disseminate some emerging insights from the work of […]

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04
May

Geneva Switzerland

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

On May 4, 2016, the Facility and its partners are organizing a public symposium to look into successful models in agriculture insurance, and discuss key issues such as relevance for small-scale farmers and the role of governments to improve equity and sustainability of the schemes. The symposium will disseminate some emerging insights from the work of the Global […]

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13- 15
Apr

Accra Ghana

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 to Friday, April 15, 2016

The Annual Banking & Finance Conference 2016 is scheduled to be held in Accra Ghana on the  13 – 14 April 2016 under the timely theme: “Connecting people to Banking & Financial Service through Financial Inclusion”.  Financial exclusion can and does place individuals and families into a never ending cycle of disadvantage with very negative social consequences. Banking and […]

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11- 13
Apr

Tbilisi Georgia

Monday, April 11, 2016 to Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Tthe third International Conference “Agricultural Insurance, Reinsurance & Brokerage in CIS, Europe & Asia” will be held on April 11-13, 2016 in Tbilisi (Georgia) at the Marriott Courtyard.   The goal of the conference is – to enhance the dialogue between the keyplayers on the agricultural insurance market. Insurance, Reinsurance and Brokerage companies get the great opportinity […]

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06- 07
Apr

Mombasa Kenya

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 to Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Kenya in collaboration with the AB consultants, Financial Sector Deepening Kenya (FSDK), Munich Re Foundation, ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility, Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri) will be hosting a regional conference on microinsurance business models and strategies for Africa.  Target audience: Over 100 international and regional participants and experts will exchange […]

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17- 18
Mar

Berlin Germany

Thursday, March 17, 2016 to Friday, March 18, 2016

At present, the Microfinance is facing significant changes: new products are being developed and launched by MFIs ; more and more traditional financial institutions, such as banks and credit unions are getting involved in microfinance; local authorities are developing and tuning up regulations in order to facilitate and speed up further financial sector development. Moreover, […]

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15- 17
Mar

Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 to Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Microcredit Summit Campaign, in partnership with the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND), invite you to the 18th Microcredit Summit in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., on March 15-17, 2016. The Summit agenda will engage delegates in a thoughtful discussion around effective ways to reach the most vulnerable and marginalized and the microfinance services and financial […]

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14- 17
Mar

Miami United States

Monday, March 14, 2016 to Thursday, March 17, 2016

2016 is the year to tackle technology to ensure you and your company reach new unattended segments through advanced innovation. At the summit, you will unravel: How to overcome the limitations of regulation How to make MI programs sustainable in the long term How to educate the future customer for non-compulsory policies The role of […]

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01- 02
Mar

Johannesburg South Africa

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The premium conferences cover highly strategic topics and are attended by CEO’s and decision makers from the global payments and banking industry. Learn about a wide range of issues and challenges Discover future technologies Share and unveil new ideas Cards & Payments, Future Bank, Retail World, The e-Commerce Show, Enterprise Mobility, Cash Handling – by […]

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01- 02
Mar

Washington, DC United States

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Connexus is pleased to announce the 2016 Cracking the Nut conference. Based on the outcomes of the 2015 conference, this two-day learning event will go beyond environmental conservation to discuss regeneration and repair of natural resources upon which rural and agricultural communities depend. The conference will highlight the multiple ways in which the private sector, […]

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09- 10
Feb

Khartoum Sudan

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The 2nd International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF) will serve as a platform for the International Islamic finance and investments industry to converge in Khartoum to develop effective strategic action plans aimed at realizing the Islamic banking and finance opportunity in Africa. Sudan is the only country in Africa, and one of two globally, that […]

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15
Dec

ADA Auditorium of the Banque de Luxembourg | 14, boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg Luxembourg

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

ADA would like to examine recent challenges faced by designers of African SMEs. During their next “Midi de la microfinance et de l’inclusion financière” they will show and discuss two films. These “micro-features on Microfinance” are concrete examples of entrepreneurs from different parts of the continent who have succeeded in creating jobs or even social […]

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08- 09
Dec

New Delhi India

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 to Wednesday, December 9, 2015

The Inclusive Finance India Summit is a global flagship initiative of ACCESS Development Services. The objective of the Summit is to inform and influence the pro-poor policy framework and strengthen the enabling environment. It also aims to bring all stakeholders together to discuss key issues and challenges and build consensus on the way forward for […]

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24- 26
Nov

Cape Town South Africa

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 to Thursday, November 26, 2015

The AFIF 2015 programme is tailored to ensure that the  topics are relevant to the needs of the participants. The programme provides an open platform for dialogue amongst speakers, participants and partners. The Programme includes: Plenary sessions on innovative solutions for « Access to Finance in Africa » Interactive parallel sessions with a focus on […]

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18- 20
Nov

Abbaye de Neumunster, Luxembourg Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 to Friday, November 20, 2015

European Microfinance Week is the major annual event of the microfinance industry hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the European microfinance community (banks and financial institutions, government agencies, NGO’s, consulting firms, researchers and universities) working in developing countries. It is organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and supported by the […]

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15- 16
Nov

Antalya Turkey

Sunday, November 15, 2015 to Monday, November 16, 2015

The Global SME Finance Forum 2015 will be held in Antalya, Turkey on November 15th to 16th. This flagship event is one of the few truly global conferences for SME-focused institutions that will gather senior leaders of financial institutions, development finance institutions and fintech companies that promote access to finance for small and medium enterprises […]

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11- 12
Nov

Berlin Germany

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 to Thursday, November 12, 2015

Women’s World Banking at the Making Finance Work for Women Summit will take place November 11-12, 2015 at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin, Germany. The Summit will focus on giving women access to financial services and how it relates not only to women’s economic opportunity but also macroeconomic growth. The Summit will […]

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10- 12
Nov

Lusaka Zambia

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 to Thursday, November 12, 2015

Built on a foundation of commitment savings, Savings Groups (SGs) provide basic financial services, social support, and a platform for learning and testing new ideas to poor people worldwide. With nearly ten million people—mostly women and young people—participating in some form of Savings Group, it is a highly effective, scalable, and sustainable instrument for engaging […]

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05- 06
Nov

Prague Czech Republic

Thursday, November 5, 2015 to Friday, November 6, 2015

The 18th MFC annual conference titled: “Employment, Youth and Investment: What can Microfinance do?” will take place in Prague, Czech Republic on 5-6 November, 2015.   Economic crisis and uncertainty in Europe (and beyond) have major and direct ramifications for the microfinance industry and the people we serve. Therefore, now more than ever, it is important that we […]

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03- 05
Nov

Morocco

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 to Thursday, November 5, 2015

  The 11th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Morocco from 3 – 5 November 2015. Approximately 400 participants and experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance. The conference will be hosted by the Munich Re Foundation, FMSAR and the Microinsurance Network, supported […]

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20- 21
Oct

Sharm El Sheikh Egypt

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 to Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Sanabel’s 2015 conference theme will focus on “Progress towards Financial Inclusion; Global Trends and Regional Initiatives”. This year’s conference will provide a platform for all concerned stakeholders to network and share experiences, progress towards objectives, and take a closer look at global trends and regional activities which seek to achieve financial inclusion. While progress is evident, opportunities […]

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16
Oct

Milan Italy

Friday, October 16, 2015

The event is supported by Borsa Italiana and will gather high level representatives from Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), the European Commission and the financial and private sector to share views and experiences related on how to boost financing for agriculture and for agri-food enterprises as a critical mean to achieve food security through inclusive economic […]

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15- 16
Oct

Milan Italy

Thursday, October 15, 2015 to Friday, October 16, 2015

Smallholders generally constitute the vast majority of farmers in most countries, and they account for 60% of global agriculture and provide up to 80% of food in developing countries. Despite their socio-economic importance, smallholder farmers represent the largest share of the developing world‘s undernourished. Facilitating access to appropriate financial products can improve their productivity, livelihood […]

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08- 09
Oct

Sa-Dhan New Delhi India

Thursday, October 8, 2015 to Friday, October 9, 2015

Sa-Dhan proudly announces the National Financial Inclusion Conference to be held on 8 & 9 October, 2015 at The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, India. The National Financial Inclusion Conference is a unique opportunity for stakeholders to think collectively on various contemporary issues, share experiences and innovations, develop collaborations and synergies that need to be nurtured […]

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30
Sep
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01
Oct

Minsk Belarus

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 to Thursday, October 1, 2015

The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) in partnership with Belarusbank, which is the oldest and the largest bank in Belarus, will hold its 1st EECA Regional meeting in Minsk from 30 September and 1 October 2015. The objective is to provide a platform to engage stakeholders such as government officials, regulators, international and regional […]

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14- 15
Sep

OECD Headquarters Paris France

Monday, September 14, 2015 to Tuesday, September 15, 2015

When properly developed with private and public interventions, Index Insurance can be an innovative and efficient financial instrument. Index Insurance helps poor smallholder farmers manage increasing climate risks to their harvests.  Index insurance will allow farmers to survive adverse weather or destroyed harvests and potentially open up larger agri-credit markets; enabling farmers to protect their […]

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09
Sep

Antalya Turkey

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

On behalf of the Turkish G20 Presidency and the Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion, we invite you to join us at G20 Roundtable on Innovations in Agricultural Finance to be held in Belek, Antalya on 9 September 2015. The agricultural sector is essential for food security, job creation and overall economic growth around the world, […]

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08- 09
Sep

Istanbul Turkey

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 to Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The World Bank Global Islamic Finance Development Center, (GIFDC) based in Istanbul, Turkey is a knowledge hub aimed to help the World Bank member countries take advantage of the rapid growth and potential of Islamic financial industry for economic development. Global Islamic Finance Development Center (GIFDC), Borsa İstanbul, Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Islamic Research and […]

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01- 04
Sep

Maputo Mozambique

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015

Banco de Moçambique and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion are pleased to announce that this year’s AFI Global Policy Forum (GPF) will take place from 1-4 September 2015 in Maputo, Mozambique. The Forum will be held at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center, overlooking the beautiful Maputo Bay, just minutes away from the event’s official […]

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29
Jun
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03
Jul

Dakar Senegal

Monday, June 29, 2015 to Friday, July 3, 2015

The African Microfinance Week is an initiative of the African microfinance regional networks (AMT, AFMIN, AFRACA and MAIN), supported by ADA in partnership with the Luxembourg Cooperation. The SAM 2015 is supported by the Government of Senegal and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. This event is inspired from other regional gatherings such […]

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29
Jun

The World Bank (C Building) 1225 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Room C8-150 Washington, D.C., USA, DC 20036 United States

Monday, June 29, 2015

Digital delivery of financial services will undoubtedly play a central role in bridging the financial inclusion gap. But along with the potential benefits – easier access, lower costs, product diversification beyond simple money transfer and payment services – come risks such as opaque terms and conditions, agent misconduct or fraud that can harm customers and […]

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18- 19
Jun

Dublin Ireland

Thursday, June 18, 2015 to Friday, June 19, 2015

The purpose of the event is to be a meeting of minds, ideas and experiences. Over 300 participants are expected to attend, including EMN member organisations, speakers, and representatives from other institutions active in the microfinance sector. Microfinance practitioners from both Europe and developing countries have been invited to share, exchange and challenge best practices […]

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16- 19
Jun

Milan Italy

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 to Friday, June 19, 2015

The Global Forum on Remittances and Development (GFRD) 2015 will be held in Milan on 16-19 June, in conjunction with the Universal Exposition EXPO2015 – Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.   The GFRD2015 is organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Bank and the European Commission, and will explore the […]

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07- 09
Jun

PARK HYATT WASHINGTON 101 24th Street Washington, D.C., USA United States

Sunday, June 7, 2015 to Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The Waterloo Research Institute in Insurance, Securities and Quantitative Finance, University of Waterloo announces the 4th International Agricultural Risk, Finance, and Insurance Conference (IARFIC) to be held on June 7-9th in Washington, D.C., USA. IARFIC is a unique venue that brings together leaders in agriculture, finance, and risk management, across disciplines, and across borders, tackling very […]

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04
Jun

Cape Town South Africa

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The World Economic Forum is organizing spring meeting in Cape Town, South Africa on June 4th, 2015 with the topic “From aspiration to reality: universal financial access in Africa”. The participants will discuss on advancing financial inclusion in Africa

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08
May

Mexico

Friday, May 8, 2015

The Guardian Global Development Professionals Network llevará a cabo un seminario de media mañana, junto a Visa, en la Riviera Maya, México. Un panel de oradores explorará ideas concretas para acelerar el crecimiento y expansión de los servicios financieros mediante la presentación de soluciones viables a las siguientes preguntas: ¿Cuáles es lo que destaca a […]

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28- 29
Apr

Islamabad Pakistan

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are jointly organizing an International Conference on Innovative Agricultural Financing in Pakistan from April 28-29, 2015 at Islamabad. The two-day conference aims to discuss innovative strategies and solutions to increase outreach of agri-credit to small farmers, and also highlight opportunities at the […]

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27- 30
Apr

United States

Monday, April 27, 2015 to Thursday, April 30, 2015

Global AgInvesting 2015 offers a comprehensive overview of agriculture investment opportunities, risks and return profiles across all major global production regions, as well as strategies for diversified ag portfolios including regional variation, private equity, and liquid investments. Concurrent track sessions will highlight the surrounding themes of ag venture capital and agricultural technology, infrastructure opportunities, and […]

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25- 26
Mar

Nairobi Kenya

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 to Thursday, March 26, 2015

The 5th edition of the Africa Banking and Finance Conference will be held under the theme “Banking of the Future.” This forum will comprise of various programs and activities such as presentations, panel discussions, B2B meetings, and other activities and is set to attract a large number of businesses from different sectors in the economy. […]

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22- 25
Mar

Kinshasa Congo (Kinshasa)

Sunday, March 22, 2015 to Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The AgriBusiness Forum is an international platform created to strengthen the Agri-Food sector in Africa, by encouraging partnerships, exchanging best practices and attracting investment.  Annually taking place in an African business hub, each edition of the forum revolves around a core theme that tackles the challenges and opportunities in the Agri-Food sector in Africa.  We believe that […]

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02- 03
Mar

Lusaka Zambia

Monday, March 2, 2015 to Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The 2015 Cracking the Nut conference will take place in Lusaka, Zambia on March 2-3, 2015. The two-day learning event will highlight innovations in the development of rural and agricultural markets and financial inclusion, amid global climate change. The conference will bring together top industry leaders from food companies, financial institutions, investors, donors, governments and international development […]

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01
Mar
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31
May

Ouagadougou Burkina Faso

Sunday, March 1, 2015 to Sunday, May 31, 2015

Due to the travel restrictions in some West Africa countries affected by the Ebola virus, the organisers of the SAM have decided to postpone this year’s event. As the main objective of the SAM is to gather representatives of all African countries, the organizers feel it necessary to postpone the conference to ensure maximum attendance […]

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20- 22
Jan

The Ritz-Carlton Indonesia Indonesia

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 to Thursday, January 22, 2015

Mobile Money & Digital Payments Asia 2015 returns for its 6th year, bringing together payments professionals from across the continent to share insight, opinions and strategy and form the  partnerships crucial to ensuring the success of their initiatives. Join the debate on the region’s most pressing payments issues, including:  Why is cash still king – […]

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19
Jan

America Square Conference Centre 1 America Square Crosswall EC3N 2LB United Kingdom

Monday, January 19, 2015

The purpose of this conference will be to take stock of the progress that has been made so far in promoting financial inclusion, and to examine the next moves forward, throughout the United Kingdom, internationally and in SME and trade finance. There will also be a session devoted to the role of digital and mobile […]

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10- 11
Dec

New Delhi India

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 to Thursday, December 11, 2014

Livelihoods Asia Summit is a pan Asia platform to facilitate a South-South dialogue on livelihoods enhancement and poverty reduction.  This year, the Livelihoods  Asia  Summit  will  be  held  between  December  10  and  11,  2014 in  New  Delhi, India. Over 600 stakeholders  from  about  10  Asian  countries,  including  policy  makers,  practitioners,  academia,  researchers,  multilateral/  bilateral agencies  and  […]

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09- 10
Dec

Khartoum Sudan

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 to Wednesday, December 10, 2014

IFIF Sudan 2014 focuses on building capabilities to rapidly roll out Islamic finance to key segments and markets in Sudan and across the African continent and is being convened under the theme: Fast-Tracking the Accessibility of Islamic Finance in Africa. IFIF Sudan 2014 will provide an important new platform for the international Islamic finance and […]

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01- 03
Dec

Manama Bahrain

Monday, December 1, 2014 to Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The theme of the 21st Annual WIBC 2014 will focus on “Islamic Finance: Towards the New Paradigm Shift in Global Financial Markets” and will tackle key areas of the Islamic finance sector, including regulatory, strategic, Shari’ah, operational and risk transformation to ensure that the industry is able to build critical mass, expand its geographic reach & depth, […]

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11- 13
Nov

Mexico City Mexico

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 to Thursday, November 13, 2014

From 11 to 13 November 2014, the 10th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Mexico City. Around 500 participants and experts from around the world will exchange views and discuss the challenges of microinsurance. The participants will include representatives of insurance and reinsurance companies, international organisations, NGOs and development-aid agencies as well as academics, […]

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04- 06
Nov

Guayaquil Ecuador

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), member of the IDB Group, has organized the Foromic since 1998 and held a total of 16 forums. Foromic is a space for business and financial innovations, and serves as a platform for microfinance. The topics to be discussed at the event include: SME finance: learning from international experiences; Financial […]

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04- 05
Nov

Johannesburg South Africa

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The objective of the conference is to understand climate change and its implications for agricultural risk management in Sub-Saharan Africa. Emphasis will be put on the different interventions, tools and strategies that help manage agricultural risks in the short run while building resilience to climate change in longer run. Solution-oriented sessions will be devoted to […]

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01- 02
Nov

United Arab Emirates

Saturday, November 1, 2014 to Sunday, November 2, 2014

The 4th Global Islamic Microfinance Forum objective is to evaluate the scope of Islamic Microfinance and its potential in the developing and under developing countries which will definitely help poor to survive at their best. This forum will open the new horizons, opportunities and innovation for Microfinance industry which will help them in eliminating poverty […]

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20
Jun

FAO headquarters Rome Italy

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

FAO and the Investment Centre, with the support of the Legal office have organized a short seminar “Cream of the crop: the use of Grain Warehouse Receipts in agricultural finance” at FAO headquarters on June, 20th 2012. The seminar explored value chain finance with a focus on GWRs, and ways to give farmers easier access […]

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04- 06
Dec

Italy

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 to Thursday, December 6, 2007

This summary aims to synthesize the primary analytical points that came out of the discussions that took place from the 4-6 December 2007.The question guiding the conference organized by FARM Foundation and its partners was the following: under what conditions can microfinance help farmers in developing countries access credit to improve their competiveness?

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20- 23
Aug

Kampala Uganda

Monday, August 20, 2007 to Thursday, August 23, 2007

The 3rd African Micro Finance Conference was organized in Kampala, Uganda from the 20th to the 23rd of August 2007. The conference, whose theme was “New Options for Rural and Urban Africa”, revolved around a number of topics including: Segmentation; Management of Risk for Clients; Management of Risk for Financial Institutions; Value Chain Financing; Cutting […]

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19- 21
Mar

Rome Italy

Monday, March 19, 2007 to Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Moving Results into Policy and Practice To examine recent research in rural finance the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the Ford Foundation and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) teamed up and organized the “International Conference on Rural Finance Research: “Moving Results into Policies and Practice”, in Rome from 19-21 […]

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16- 17
Mar

Italy

Friday, March 16, 2007 to Saturday, March 17, 2007

This was the first international conference in Asia on “Agricultural Value Chain Finance” and was intended for decision-makers of financial entities with activities in the agricultural sector, non-financial companies working in the sector (producers, processors, exporters, marketers, input suppliers), government authorities, business chambers and international organisations. It was jointly organised by UNCTAD, FAO and MCX […]

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