Asia

01
Dec

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Join this session to explore innovative approaches to addressing the gender digital divide in India. According to the GSMA consumer survey 2021, women in India are 41% less likely than men to use mobile internet. Of people who are aware of mobile internet, a lack of literacy and digital skills is a key barrier to […]

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02
Nov

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Background: Financial cooperatives are important players in the world banking system, which reach the poorest people and have a substantial economic impact. They serve over 900 million people worldwide through the 500,000 cooperatives (including credit unions) working in more than 100 countries worldwide. Until the start of the millennium, the cooperatives in developing countries supported […]

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15- 29
Jul

Friday, July 15, 2022 to Friday, July 29, 2022

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Pacific Insurance and Climate Adaptation Programme invites partners specializing in developing frontier Artificial Intelligence solutions for climate disaster risk insurance applications to submit proposals for an interesting project in the Pacific. Interested firms must submit their proposals via email on etenderbox.pacific@undp.org by or before 11.59pm July 29, 2021 (Fiji Time) clearly marked with […]

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02
May
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01
Jul

Monday, May 2, 2022 to Friday, July 1, 2022

The first Training of Trainers is tentatively scheduled to take place from 2-6 May 2022 (Part 1) and 16-20 May (Part 2). The second ToT is scheduled from 20 June until 1 July. The trainings will be conducted online through Zoom during the afternoon Philippine time. Background: The ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila), […]

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26
Apr

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

11.00 am Rome, 12.00 noon Kenya, 2.30 pm Delhi, 4.00 pm Bangkok, 5.00 pm Manila *Please contact info@rfilc.org for the credential of this webinar Summary of the event The webinar on “Role of Fish Farmers Producer Organizations (FFPO’s) in facilitating inclusive financial services for small-scale fisheries (SSF)” was organized by the Global Network for capacity […]

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07
Jan

Friday, January 7, 2022

The application will be closed on 7 Jan 2022 The Assam AgriFin Xamahar (“Xamahar”) is a Challenge Fund or a competitive funding mechanism for supporting innovative approaches, especially by the private sector, to deliver financial services at scale for farmers in key agriculture value chains in Assam. It is funded by the World Bank and is being implemented […]

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09
Dec

Thursday, December 9, 2021

12.30 pm Bangkok, 1.30 pm Manila, 6.30 am Rome Press brief The webinar was organized by CAFI SSF Network in association with APRACA (Asia and Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association) and the FAO of the United Nations on “Financing innovation for sustainable fisheries with the private sector”. More than 85 participants from financial institutions, […]

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07
Oct

Thursday, October 7, 2021

October 7, 2021 at 8:00 am EDT Join this webinar to hear from VP Bank in Vietnam and the CARE Ignite project. In 2018 VP Bank Vietnam became the first Vietnamese bank to adopt a strategy specifically designed for women-owned SME’s.  The 2017 IFC market study highlighted a  $1.19 billion financing gap for women-owned SMEs […]

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01
Jul
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06
Aug

Thursday, July 1, 2021 to Friday, August 6, 2021

Inquiries to this request for applications may be submitted by email to financial.health@uncdf.org and uncdf.rfa@uncdf.org by 6th August 2021. All applications must be submitted by 23:59 hours (IST) on 15th August 2021 using the UNCDF einvestment platform: UNCDF has partnered with the Government of Odisha to further strengthen the financial lives of women entrepreneurs under the aegis of Mission […]

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02
Jun

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

9AM Jakarta / Hanoi / Phnom Penh 10AM Singapore / Hong Kong / Manila 10PM EDT New York (Tuesday, June 1) This webinar will cover Women’s World Banking’s latest report, which provides a conceptual framework to move Indonesian women from financial inclusion to empowerment. It will focus on: Analysis of norms governing women’s agency Ability […]

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12
May

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021  3:30 – 4:30 PM IST/6:00 – 7:00 AM EDT The panel will discuss on how FSPs and regulators can effectively support women Jan Dhan customers as the gateway to build households’ economic resilience, role of Public Sector Banks in this journey and need for sex-disaggregated data in designing financial products for women. […]

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26
Apr

Monday, April 26, 2021

Date: 26 April 2021 Time: 15.00-16.30 hrs. Bangkok time (GMT+7 hrs.) Innovations in digital technology-enabled solutions proved to be one of the most potent vehicles to provide financial services for the smallholders and other actors in the agricultural value chains at a lower cost, increase speed, security and transparency. These technologies also support the financial […]

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19- 20
Jan

Online

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 to Wednesday, January 20, 2021

A global platform set up by ACCESS to support the drive for universal and comprehensive financial inclusion in India through policy dialogue, knowledge dissemination and influencing policy making process. The Inclusive Finance India platform contributes to creation of an enabling ecosystem for effective and efficient access to financial services at the last mile. Convened annually, […]

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17
Dec

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Time: 2.00 pm, Bangkok time (GMT+7 hrs.) Duration: 75 min The overarching objectives of the webinar series FINSMART offered by APRACA jointly with other national/international agencies are aimed to build the capacity of financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region engaged with the smallholders and downstream actors in the agricultural value chains so as to ensure […]

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09
Dec

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Time: 2.00 pm, Bangkok time (GMT+7 hrs.) Duration: 75 min The overarching objectives of the webinar series FINSMART offered by APRACA jointly with other national/international agencies are aimed to build the capacity of financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region engaged with the smallholders and downstream actors in the agricultural value chains so as to ensure […]

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26
Nov

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Time:  9.00 am CET/3.00 pm Bangkok time, Duration: 75 min Abstract: The success of doing business with SMAEs lies in understanding the whole value chain of agriculture, target markets, and making financing judgement based on less than perfect information. Hosted by  Asia and Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA), CABFIN Partnership and  FAO Technical […]

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19
Nov

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Time: 2.00 pm, Bangkok time (GMT+7 hrs.) Duration: 75 min The overarching objectives of the webinar series FINSMART offered by APRACA jointly with other national/international agencies are aimed to build the capacity of financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region engaged with the smallholders and downstream actors in the agricultural value chains so as to ensure […]

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12
Nov

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Time: 2.00 pm, Bangkok time (GMT+7 hrs.) Duration: 75 min The overarching objectives of the webinar series FINSMART offered by APRACA jointly with other national/international agencies are aimed to build the capacity of financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region engaged with the smallholders and downstream actors in the agricultural value chains so as to ensure […]

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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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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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02- 06
Dec

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019

The Strategic Management program is an executive education program aimed at providing high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs of leading microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market. This course will combine lectures, case studies, and use of practical tools to allow participants to appreciate the […]

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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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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- 07
Nov

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel Bangladesh

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

The 2019 edition of the Impact Insurance Forum will focus on the topic “Insurance for women: Opportunities for insurers”. Globally, the socioeconomic status of women and their power to make decisions and influence household spending is increasing. Women now tend to earn more and to have better control of their assets, which significantly impact their ability […]

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16- 20
Sep

Monday, September 16, 2019 to Friday, September 20, 2019

This training is designed for senior and middle management (credit supervisors, credit officers, senior credit officers, micro credit managers responsible to managers) of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and other financial institutions for the purpose of strengthening their knowledge and build their capacities in the field of loan portfolio management. This training exposes participants to various portfolio […]

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04- 05
Sep

Tokyo Japan

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 to Thursday, September 5, 2019

The 2019 Asia Pacific Financial Inclusion Forum will be hosted by FDC, the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and Banking with the Poor (BWTP). Additional support for the Forum is provided by the Inclusive Growth and Development Caucus whose members represent several prominent industry stakeholders including ADBI, Bank Mandiri, Bloomberg, EY, Lanka […]

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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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01
Feb

Friday, February 1, 2019

Savings Groups (SGs) are community-based, self-managed groups, in which members mobilize and manage their own savings, investing this money in a loan fund from which they can borrow in amounts as small as $5. This approach is proving to be low cost, highly sustainable, and extremely profitable for the member-owners and achieving significant scale, especially […]

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05- 09
Nov

Monday, November 5, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018

The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Foundation (LHoFT) strongly believes that financial technology is crucial to advancing financial inclusion, empowering groups that have been left behind by the traditional financial system. Whether it’s financing for rural farmers, point of sale technology for underbanked merchants, or specialized insurance products, the positive impact being driven by entrepreneurship […]

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16- 17
Oct

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Wednesday, October 17, 2018

This course intends to acquaint participants with the indicators and benchmarks used for the purpose of analyzing performance of Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs). The training will be organized in the form of a workshop spread over two days. Role-plays, case-studies, exercises and presentations will be used extensively for effective assimilation of the concepts by the participants. The […]

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03- 04
Oct

Jharkhand India

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Thursday, October 4, 2018

The objectives of this event are to enable various stakeholders join in a common platform for discussion on various programs, policies, approaches, methods, key challenges, progress and prospect about financial inclusion and digital payment system in Jharkhand and to develop new methods and approaches including leveraging new technology for financial inclusion. Conference Themes: Status of […]

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09- 20
Jul

Monday, July 9, 2018 to Friday, July 20, 2018

This two-week program caters to the knowledge requirement of the uninitiated, entrants up till middle level managers’ of microfinance institutions (MFIs), CBOs / NGOs, Banks who are considering setting up microfinance desks. Program Topics: Participants will learn a wide spectrum of financial inclusion and microfinance concepts and activities that include: Real time experience sharing through […]

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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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26
Feb
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09
Mar

Monday, February 26, 2018 to Friday, March 9, 2018

Microinsurance Master is a comprehensive ten-week program for microinsurance leaders. The program starts with a two-week immersion training at Pioneer Microinsurance in the Philippines, mostly out of the classroom. Next, participants will receive eight weeks of tailored coaching by industry leaders to get the training takeaways kick started back home. Microinsurance Master wants to inspire and strengthen microinsurance […]

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06
Oct

Friday, October 6, 2017

INNOVATE – Adoption of Agricultural Innovations through Non-Traditional Financial Services, is a three-year initiative implemented by MEDA and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). INNOVATE will assess the potential of non-traditional finance to enable large scale adoption of agricultural innovations among women and men smallholder farmers in South Asia, South America and East […]

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21
Jun

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Continued growth in population, incomes, and urbanization as well as improved competitiveness of agricultural value chains will lead to a substantial growth of the agribusiness industry in South Asia over the next decade. Financial institutions can play a critical role in supporting the agribusiness growth by providing the necessary capital along entire value chains. Ms. Åsa Giertz, senior […]

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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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30
Nov
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03
Dec

Tel Aviv Israel

Sunday, November 30, 2014 to Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Africa-Israel Agricultural Trade Mission will be held from the 30th of November to 3rd of December 2014 in Israel with the aim to share Israel’s world renown expertise in developing successful agricultural and livestock sectors. In turn, the mission will focus on establishing agri-centric business partnerships between Israel and Africa.  Participants will be taken on field visits to […]

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