Coronavirus (COVID-19)

05
Nov

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Thursday 5th November 2020, 15:00 – 16:10 CET Abstract: In recent months, the COVID-19 crisis has brought about a process of accelerated financial digitization around the world, especially in those countries where it was still lagging compared to regional trends. On the side of the demand for finance, both developed and developing countries have experienced […]

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29
Oct

Thursday, October 29, 2020

The current COVID-19 crisis is bringing into sharp relief the vulnerability of agri-food systems and creating new challenges whose repercussions may be felt in the sector for a long time. Among other things, it is showing the limits of our capacity to anticipate shocks and is testing the risk management capacity of all actors active […]

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28
Apr

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

As part of its series of activities on the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) is hosting a webinar on Development Finance Institutions’ (DFIs) response in support of African Financial Sector following the pandemic. This webinar follows a previous MFW4A webinar hosted by African financial sector practitioners and business […]

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15
Apr

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) is hosting a webinar on the impact of current health crisis on the African financial sector. The session will discuss in forward-looking terms how ongoing market turmoil and trade disruptions due to concerns about the impact of the coronavirus on the global economy will affect the African financial sector. […]

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07
May

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Preparing for catastrophes – how climate risk insurance can help to strengthen resilience against climate change and what we can learn from it in the current crises. With changing climatic condition humans and communities are presented with ever-increasing challenges. Expected climate change presents not only a serious threat to vulnerable countries and communities but has […]

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10
Apr

Friday, April 10, 2020

This webinar brings together expert practitioners and researchers to discuss how we should be thinking about the impact of COVID-19 and pandemic control policies on poor households in developing countries, what policy interventions are plausible and possible, what role does microfinance have to play, and what needs to happen to enable the global microfinance industry […]

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