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Explore and search our repository of in-depth financial inclusion information resources from across more than 30 countries. We share country- and region-focused reports, presentations, dashboards, pocket guides, infographics and factsheets.

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Cambodia MAP Diagnostic 2017 Report

MAP Cambodia represents a partnership between National Bank of Cambodia, UNCDF, FinMark Trust, Cenfri and the National Institute of Statistics for the Development of a Strategic Framework for Financial Inclusion in Cambodia. The National Bank of Cambodia is the Chair of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Financial Inclusion Strategy Formulation (IMWG-FISF) which govern the MAP […]

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Cambodia MAP Synthesis 2017 Report

Making Access Possible (MAP) Cambodia represents a partnership between National Bank of Cambodia, UNCDF, FinMark Trust, Cenfri and the National Institute of Statistics for the Development of a Strategic Framework for Financial Inclusion in Cambodia. The National Bank of Cambodia is the Chair of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Financial Inclusion Strategy Formulation (IMWG-FISF) which […]

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The Face of Social Exclusion Infographic

Despite progress around the world, many people continue to face social exclusion (i.e., limited access to social and economic opportunities). While not a cure-all, financial services have the potential to connect them to more opportunities. For example, evidence shows that financial services have a direct impact on health, education, gender equality and food security. If […]

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Cambodia MAP Roadmap 2018 – 2025 Report

The Cambodia Financial Inclusion Roadmap (2018- 2025) provides guidance for achieving the vision of increased financial inclusion in Cambodia. The roadmap is based on the findings presented in the Making Access Possible: Cambodia Country Diagnostic Report 2017 which draws its analysis from the quantitative data of the nationally representative– FinScope Consumer Survey 2015survey with a […]

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Financial Digital Identity: Landscaping a digital financial ...

This report by David Porteous of Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA) from the FinMark Trust Digital Identity workshop sets out a framework for defining digital financial identity and its general use cases. The report follows on to consider the current available information about drivers and needs in the SADC identity environment before describing examples of solutions positioned on the digital […]

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FinScope Togo Financial Literacy 2018 Dashboard (French)

Pour que les Togolais adultes puissent tirer le meilleur parti des ressources financières disponibles, ils doivent comprendre ce qu’est un produit ou un service financier, les possibilités qu’il ouvre, comment l’utiliser et comment en bénéficier. De même, les caractéristiques d’une personne, ses perceptions et son comportement influent sur sa capacité à s’intéresser à un produit […]

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FinScope Togo Youth 2018 Dashboard (French)

Plus de jeunes (45%) vivent dans les régions urbaines comparé aux seniors (38%), ce qui laisse croire qu’un plus grand nombre de jeunes pourraient avoir migré vers les régions urbaines. Cependant, 55% des jeunes vivent dans les zones rurales avec la plus grande proportion de jeunes (17%) se trouvant à Grand Lomé. Une plus grande […]

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Remittance Factsheet

Remittance markets comprise both an important means of supporting impoverished communities, and a commercial opportunity for financial sector operators. In migrant heavy communities, remittance products can be the most important form of financial service provided, which is often disproportionately benefits female-headed recipient households. In 2012 FinMark Trust commissioned an exercise to estimate the size of […]

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Research Report on Mobile Money in South Africa

The research report study focused on the factors that drove the termination of mobile money services in South Africa focusing on the institutional environment, market environment, end user environment and adoption and availability. The secondary objective was to identify barriers to launching effective mobile financial services (MFS) in South Africa with a specific focus on […]

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Madagascar MAP Roadmap 2018 – 2022 Report

This roadmap document is produced as part of a series of documents in the Making Access Possible (MAP) Madagascar initiative. MAP Madagascar has been rolled out under the guidance of the MAP steering committee chaired by the Treasury department of the Ministry of Finance and Budget. The steering committee includes representatives from government, regulators, private […]

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Madagascar MAP Diagnostic 2017 Report

Making Access Possible (MAP) is a multi-country initiative to support financial inclusion through a process of evidence-based country diagnostic and stakeholder dialogue, leading to the development of national financial inclusion roadmaps that identify key drivers of financial inclusion and recommended action. Through its design, MAP seeks to strengthen and focus the domestic development dialogue on […]

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FinScope Togo Financial Literacy 2017 Dashboard (English)

Understanding what a financial product or service is, what it offers, how to use it, how to benefit from it is a necessary requirement for Togolese adults to make best use of available resources. Similarly, an individual’s characteristics, perceptions and behaviour influences his ability to engage, take-up and utilise a financial product. However, influencing an […]

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FinScope Togo Clean Energy 2017 Dashboard (French)

L’énergie propre (dite aussi verte ou renouvelable) est pressentie comme la meilleure alternative pour développer l’énergie destinée à la cuisson et à l’éclairage dans les foyers togolais. Cependant, la capacité à garantir l’accès à des sources d’énergies renouvelables dépend de l’aptitude des ménages à accéder à de meilleures modalités de financement. Le coût initial d’accès […]

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FinScope Togo Clean Energy 2017 Dashboard (English)

Clean (or green or renewable) energy is tipped as the next best option to advance energy for cooking and lighting within Togolese households. However, the ability to secure the renewable sources of energy are dependent on households’ capability to make better financial arrangements. As it well known that the cost of renewable energy is high […]

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FinScope Togo Agriculture 2017 Dashboard (French)

De manière générale, l’agriculture est un secteur à forte intensité de main d’oeuvre. C’est particulièrement le cas au Togo, où 51 % des ménages sont impliqués dans des activités liées à l’agriculture. La plupart des ménages agricoles se trouvent dans la région des Plateaux (34 %) et dans la région Maritime (22 %). Sans surprise, […]

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