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Rabobank: An Introduction

An introduction to Rabobank's work on Agrifinance and SME finance. 

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Taxing Mobile Phone Transactions in Africa: Lessons from Ken...

This paper shows that taxation on mobile phone airtime and financial transactions may not expand the tax base significantly but, rather, may reverse the gains on retail electronic payments and financi...

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Tell-Tale Signs Finance Farming is Ready to Scale: Demonstra...

This document shares what has been learned about the effectiveness of specific interventions piloted in the Rural Finance Best Practices (RuFBeP) project by IFAD and APRACA with a view to improving in...

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The Mobile Gender Gap Report 2019

This report presents an update to the findings of previous GSMA research on the mobile gender gap conducted in 2015 and 2018 in low, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries. Some of the key fin...

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Financial Diaries of Smallholder Families

How do small-scale agricultural producers manage their money, and what do their strategies tell us about their need for financial tools?

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Digital Financial Services for Agriculture

This is the fourth handbook published by the Partnership for Financial Inclusion, a joint initiative of IFC and the Mastercard Foundation to expand microfinance and advance digital financial services ...

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Mobile Technologies and Digitized Data to Promote Access to ...

Mobile technologies and digitized data to promote access to finance for women in agriculture. 

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ICT in Agriculture

The following is a synthesis of Chapter 7: Broadening Smallholder Access to Financial Services, of the World Bank's ICT in Agriculture Sourcebook that may be accessed from the ICT in Agriculture websi...

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Innovative Products and Adaptations for Rural Finance

This study examines credit score migration rates of farm businesses, testing whether migration probabilities differ across business cycles. Results suggest that agricultural credit ratings are more li...

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Expanding Outreach in Malawi

M-banking uses the mobile phone as a delivery channel for financial information and services. It is important to note that the telco-led model is usually an m-payments rather than an m-banking program...

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Digital Financial Services in Africa: Beyond the Kenyan Succ...

The study explains the success of DFS in Kenya and presents challenges and opportunities for the development of DFS in the seven other countries where the study took place: Benin, Cameroon, Mozambique...

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Mobile Financial Services for the Un-banked

The report articulates the fact that the mobile money industry continues to grow and is now expanding across more regions. So does the competition of mobile payment as it is becoming a mainstream prod...

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