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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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FinScope Consumer Survey Swaziland 2011

The Government of Swaziland recognises the significant role of the financial services sector in contributing to the overall economic growth of the country. In light of this, one of the main objectives of the government is to improve the reach and depth of financial services delivery in Swaziland. A key constraint in pursuit of this […]

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FinScope Consumer Survey Lesotho 2011

Commissioned by CBL, the FinScope Lesotho 2011 survey was conducted by Ask Afrika, with funding and technical assistance from FinMark Trust. The objectives of this survey were: To measure levels of financial inclusion (i.e. the proportion of the population using financial products and services – formal and informal); To describe the landscape of access (the […]

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Housing finance in Africa year book 2011

The housing finance in Africa year book is intended to provide readers insight into the practice and developments in housing finance in Africa, reflecting the dynamic change and growth evident in the market. It is hoped that this yearbook will also highlight the opportunities available for new initiatives, and help practitioners find one another as they […]

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FinScope Consumer survey Namibia 2011

Over the study period, there has been significant activity in the financial services sector, which has resulted in a significant increase in financial inclusion.  Compared to 2007, the 2011 FinScope Namibia Survey shows a significant increase in Namibian adults that are formally served. 65% of adult Namibians are formally served (n=727,736). This increase has been […]

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The profile of retail payment services and models in South A...

The study aimed to sketch the landscape of retail payment services in South Africa that have a positive impact on financial inclusion and market participation. It also aimed to start to develop a typology of models based on shared characteristics witnessed across various services. The prime inputs to the study were a series of interviews […]

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The profile of retail payment services and models in South A...

The study aimed to sketch the landscape of retail payment services in South Africa that have a positive impact on financial inclusion and market participation. It also aimed to start to develop a typology of models based on shared characteristics witnessed across various services. The prime inputs to the study were a series of interviews […]

SADC Payments and Remittances
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The profile of retail payment services and models in South A...

The study aimed to sketch the landscape of retail payment services in South Africa that have a positive impact on financial inclusion and market participation. It also aimed to start to develop a typology of models based on shared characteristics witnessed across various services. The prime inputs to the study were a series of interviews […]

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Striving for regional integration – baseline study for...

The Protocol on Finance and Investment (FIP) is one of the protocols entered into by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States to give legal and practical effect to their commitments under the SADC Treaty. The FIP is supported by the content of the SADC Regional Indicative Strategic Plan (RISDP) which articulates the broader […]

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