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Launch of FinScope Zimbabwe consumer survey results 2014

Harare, 16 February 2015. FinMark Trust launched the results of the FinScope Consumer Survey Zimbabwe 2014 today. The FinScope Survey 2014 is a follow-up to the first survey which was done in 2011. The FinScope surveys done in Zimbabwe (FinScope Consumer Survey 2011 and FinScope MSME Survey 2012) not only enabled the assessment of the landscape […]

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Regulating m-insurance in Zimbabwe: managing risk while faci...

The aim of this paper is to learn lessons from the EcoLife m-insurance case and develop recommendations with the aim of protecting clients and ensuring positive synergies between financial inclusion and these other policy objectives in the m-insurance space. The methodology utilised for this paper includes desktop research, an in-country visit to Zimbabwe to engage […]

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Zimbabwe country report presentation on the Status of Agricu...

FinMark Trust commissioned the Centre for Inclusive Banking in Africa (CIBA) at the University of Pretoria to design and oversee studies to document and evaluate the current state of agricultural and rural financial services in southern Africa, more specifically in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The last phase of the project was […]

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FinScope MSME survey Zimbabwe 2012

The Government of Zimbabwe recognises the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as important contributors to job creation, poverty alleviation and development. While there is common interest in leveraging this potential, the lack of accurate and reliable information about the sector and the challenges it faces obstructs the development of targeted and evidence-based strategies to […]

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FinScope consumer survey Zimbabwe 2011

The FinScope Consumer Survey Zimbabwe 2011 is the first to be funded and implemented by FinMark Trust and Commissioned by the Ministry of Finance. The survey was conducted by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) formerly Central Statistical Office (CSO), identified as the research house. This report is based on data from the survey which […]

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Mapping the retail payments services landscape regional repo...

The report entitled ‘Mapping the Retail Payment Services Landscape’ is part of a series commissioned by FinMark Trust to examine the retail payments landscape in Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia. It builds on four country-specific reports, summarising and distilling the key findings from each of the four countries.

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Mapping the Retail Payment Services Landscape in Zimbabwe

This report is part of the series commissioned by FinMark Trust to examine the retail payments landscape in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. It distills key findings from country research conducted in Zimbabwe in October 2011 and provides tools for understanding the landscape for retail payments in Zimbabwe. This study hypothesizes that the ability to make […]

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The status of agricultural and rural financial services in S...

This short report summarises the findings of the first phase of the work, namely, an assessment of the current state of rural and agricultural financial services in the region. The research was carried out in six countries – Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe – drawing mainly on secondary sources. It was completed […]

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FinScope Consumer Survey Zimbabwe 2011 Brochure

The Government of Zimbabwe recognises the role played by the financial sector in facilitating economic growth. In order to develop policies that will generate sustainable and inclusive growth and development, the Government requires evidence-based information on the financial sector and levels of financial inclusion. In order to achieve this goal, FinMark Trust in conjunction with […]

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So near yet so far? Assessing the 90-day permit for Zimbabwe...

This study was conducted by the Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri) on behalf of the FinMark Trust (www.finmark.org.za). It was initiated in line with the FinMark Trust’s mandate, that is, to promote regional financial inclusion and integration within SADC. One area where financial inclusion is particularly low, as highlighted by FinMark’s discussion document […]

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Evaluation of retirement systems of countries within Souther...

This study examined the retirement systems of Zimbabwe with a view to drawing lessons from their experiences in addressing old age provision both from government pension schemes and informal mechanisms developed by their communities. Pension systems and long term savings of a nation’s citizens provide the prospect of a secure retirement and the support of […]

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Cash and carry understanding the Johannesburg-Zimbabwe remit...

This study, entitled the Zimbabwe Remittance Corridor Think Piece, was commissioned by the Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri), on behalf of the FinMark Trust, to sketch a picture of the remittances landscape in the Johannesburg-Zimbabwe corridor. The aim was to build an understanding of the dynamics of remittances sent to Zimbabwe and the drivers […]

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