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Including women in financial cooperatives – why is it diffic...

This document is a draft note which will be discussed during the webinar on “Including women in financial cooperatives” scheduled on April 21st and will be finalized afterwards.

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Including women in Financial cooperatives: an uphill battle ...

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 09:00 am -10:30am (EST)   Video Recording and other webinar material will be posted on the CFI website. Subscribe to the next CFI Newsletter  to receive notifications about f...

last modified: Baloko Makala
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Strengthening Financial Cooperatives in West Africa: kick of...

By Rubiga Sivakumaran, Rachel Sberro-Kessler and Mathieu Soglonou On March 19th 2021, as part of their joint global program to strengthen financial cooperatives, both World Bank (WB) and Rabo Partners...

last modified: Rubiga Sivakumaran
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A message from Juan Buchenau

Dear Community Members,   I am pleased to welcome Toshiaki Ono fondly known as “Toshi” as our new Coordinator for the CFI Center of Excellence. Toshi is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist at the Wor...

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Centralization of the Ethiopian SACCO sector: kick off and t...

The vast, populous and diverse country of Ethiopia is one of the flagship projects in the World Bank – Rabo Partnerships and Foundation partnership on Strengthening Financial Cooperatives. Focusing on...

last modified: Rubiga Sivakumaran
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Obituary: J.D. von Pischke

It is with great sadness that we share with you the news of J.D. von Pischke’s passing. J.D., as he was called, is considered as one of the true giants of the financial inclusion space. He was a frien...

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Michelle W Bowman: Technology and the regulatory agenda for ...

Speech by Ms Michelle W Bowman, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Independent Community Bankers of America ThinkTECH Policy Summit (virtual event), 4 December 2020...

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Neo-Cooperatives as the next disruptors in the financial sec...

Did the Neo-Cooperatives come to Mexico to stay? The model combines the membership-based strength and affordable prices offered by cooperatives with the speed and data prowess of fintech. Original art...

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Apex organizations of financial cooperatives: Role and oppor...

by Rubiga Sivakumaran and Juan Buchenau; December 2020  In many countries, financial cooperative institutions (CFIs) have set up apex organizations, mostly in the form of federations and confederation...

last modified: Rubiga Sivakumaran
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Cooperative Financial Institutions (CFIs) in times of Covid ...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 09:00 am -10:30am (EST)         About the webinar Cooperative Financial Institutions, CFIs, face very specific challenges in addressing the impact of COVID-19 which stem fr...

last modified: Baloko Makala
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Sowing the Seeds for Rural Finance: The Impact of Support Se...

This paper studies the impact of a program that provides grants for technical assistance on the interest rates and outreach of credit unions in Mexico. Credit unions financing rural borrowers received...

last modified: Baloko Makala
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Apex Webinar: The Cooperative Rabobank

A presentation by Rabobank on Apex Institutions

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