WEBINARS

14
Dec

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

14 December 2022, 9 AM GMT (5 PM SGT) The financial inclusion of the 140 million migrant women is essential to the global development discourse. Remittances from these migrant women are not only a crucial source of income for millions of households in low- and middle-income countries but are also essential to the financial inclusion and resilience of the families receiving them. Despite the […]

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07
Dec

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

*Microinsurance Network (MiN) Members only event  

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06
Dec

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

MSEs remain underserved by traditional financial systems. But despite the growth of financial services, CGAP research shows persistent demand for informal services. This discussion will look at the significance of informal finance for MSEs and people in low-income countries: why they still use informal financial services in spite of flexible formal financial options, whether both […]

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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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11
Nov

Friday, November 11, 2022

Friday 11 November 2022, 16.00 -17.30 hours Bangkok (GMT+7) (11.00 am Rome, 13.00 noon Nairobi, 15.30 pm Delhi, 15:00 Bangkok) Event summary CAFI SSF Webinar Talk Series was organized on 11 November 2022. The webinar topic for discussion was Access to finance for empowering women in small-scale fisheries value chain. It was organized in association […]

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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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29
Sep

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Remittances are increasingly being recognised as a pathway to foster financial inclusion and reach the most vulnerable and poor. However, there is still a regulatory grey area in terms of supervisors’ role. This dialogue will explore the existing regulatory challenges and demands in facilitating remittance-linked insurance.

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29
Sep

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Join senior experts and practitioners from the African Development Bank, the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI), the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services, Government of Zambia and Pula Advisors to share updates on work that supports women smallholder farmers to boost and protect their yields through digital microinsurance and agricultural data services. Following […]

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20
Sep

FAO

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

 Time: 14.30-16.00 CEST Background Fulfilling the 2030 Agenda depends crucially on achieving progress in rural areas, which is where most of the poor and hungry lives. In recent years, the possibility of using public and development finance catalytically to mobilise commercial capital for investment in the agri-food sector has grown in interest. Historically, the agriculture […]

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15
Jul

Friday, July 15, 2022

9.00 am Rome, 10.00 am Nairobi, 12.30 pm Delhi, 2.00 pm Bangkok, 3.00 pm Manila Event summary The event was attended by participants from financial service industry which included banking and insurance sector stakeholders, government institutions, fisherfolk organizations, bilateral agencies,  academic institutes, and NGO’s. The distinguished panel of speakers participated from public (Philippines Crop Insurance […]

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