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FinScope Cambodia Clean Energy 2016 Dashboard

Households in Cambodia on average devote 18% of their monthly expenses on their household energy needs, more than food, water and transport combined. Addressing energy poverty by scaling up the availability of affordable and more efficient energy services is the key to improve social equity and sustainably achieve Cambodia’s development targets as stated by the […]

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Lao PDR MAP Roadmap 2016 – 2020 Report

The Laos Financial Inclusion Roadmap 2016 – 2020 lays out the national priorities for the enhancement of financial inclusion in the Lao PDR, in order to help improve welfare, enhance incomes and growth, and support national development objectives.The Roadmap is based on the Country Diagnostic Report, 2015, which in turn draws on in-country research and […]

Deepening Financial Inclusion
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FinScope Consumer Survey Togo 2016 Pocket Guide (French)

Making Access Possible (MAP) est un diagnostic et un cadre de programmation pour appuyer l’élargissement de l’accès aux services financiers pour les individus ainsi que les micro et petites entreprises. La méthodologie et le processus MAP ont été élaborés conjointement par l’UNCDF, FinMark Trust et Cenfri pour stimuler la croissance du secteur de la finance […]

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FinScope Consumer Survey Togo 2016 Pocket Guide (English)

The Government of Togo recognises the role played by the financial sector in facilitating economic growth through enhanced access to financial services. In order to strengthen policies that will generate sustainable and inclusive growth and development, the Government of Togo is implementing the MAP programme to help identify and create a roadmap that ultimately secures […]

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SADC Consumer MAP
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Mobile Money and Financial Inclusion in SADC

This paper presents a cross-country comparison of mobile money ownership and its determinants together with the factors affecting mobile money adoption. The link between mobile money and financial inclusion will also be discussed. The following insights have been gained from the FinScope studies conducted in 11 countries across the SADC region. The low penetration of […]

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Updating the South Africa-SADC Remittance Channel Estimates ...

Remittance markets comprise both a commercial opportunity for financial sector operators, and an important means of supporting impoverished communities. In 2012 FinMark Trust commissioned an exercise to estimate the size of remittance flows from South Africa, which is a key regional hub for economic migration, to the various countries in the Southern African Development Community […]

SADC Payments and Remittances
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Results from the baseline Financial Literacy Survey Seychell...

Johannesburg – November 23, 2016. FinMark Trust, the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) recently launched the results of a financial literacy baseline survey, the first of which was conducted in Seychelles in the Mahé, Praslin and La Digue regions. The results of the survey were officially presented at a recently […]

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Baseline Financial Literacy Survey Seychelles 2016 Report

The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) commissioned FinMark Trust to undertake a Baseline Survey on Financial Literacy. The purpose of the baseline study was to measure the level of financial literacy amongst the population and provide an assessment of the needs of the population including the identification of possible […]

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FinScope Madagascar Financial Literacy 2016 Dashboard (Frenc...

La majorité des adultes (57%) ont atteint le niveau d’enseignement primaire ou moins. Le niveau d’éducation a des répercussions sur l’éducation financière. Les systèmes d’éducation formelle améliorent les aptitudes en calcul et de compréhension. Ces aptitudes incluent la prise de conscience générale des produits financiers formels, comment ces produits fonctionnent, et incluent les compétences telles […]

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SADC Consumer MAP
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FinScope Madagascar Financial Literacy 2016 Dashboard (Engli...

The majority of adults (57%) have primary education or less. The level of education has implications on financial literacy. Formal education systems provide numeracy and comprehension skills. This includes a general awareness of formal financial products, how they work and skills such as budgeting. The implicit knowledge gained from educational systems also improves the comprehension […]

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FinScope Madagascar Agriculture 2016 Dashboard (English)

About three in five adults (6.8 million) rely on farming as source of income. This translates to 71% of Malagasy households. Only 9% of the adult population depends on farming to supplement their main income source indicating limited livelihood diversification. About 435 000 adults mainly rely on farm work and wages. Of the 71% of […]

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SADC Consumer MAP
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FinScope Madagascar Agriculture 2016 Dashboard (French)

About three in five adults (6.8 million) rely on farming as source of income. This translates to 71% of Malagasy households. Only 9% of the adult population depends on farming to supplement their main income source indicating limited livelihood diversification. About 435 000 adults mainly rely on farm work and wages. Of the 71% of […]

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SADC Consumer MAP
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FinScope Consumer Survey Madagascar Pocket Guide (French)

The Malagasy economy is not diversified and economic growth is focused on a few sectors and regions qualified as growth poles due to their high population density, proximity of major projects and their access to markets. Many regions where the poverty rates are high, have low priorities in development programs and weakened economic performance. The […]

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SADC Consumer MAP
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FinScope Consumer Survey Madagascar Pocket Guide (English)

The Malagasy economy is not diversified and economic growth is focused on a few sectors and regions qualified as growth poles due to their high population density, proximity of major projects and their access to markets. Many regions where the poverty rates are high, have low priorities in development programs and weakened economic performance. The […]

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SADC Consumer MAP
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FinScope 2015 Consumer Survey India – Under the Poores...

FinScope Consumer India (PSIG) 2015 is the first financial inclusion survey of the Poorest States Inclusive Growth (PSIG) in which a representational cross-section of adult Indians were interviewed comprehensively about their financial behaviour, familiarity with financial terminology and their use of financial services. A total of 16,000 households were covered by the survey from which […]

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Results from FinScope Consumer Survey Madagascar 2016

Antananarivo, 11 November 2016. FinMark Trust released the results of the first FinScope Consumer Survey Madagascar today. The FinScope Survey, developed by FinMark Trust, is a research tool to assess financial access in a country and to identify the constraints that prevent financial service providers from reaching the financially under- and un-served people. The FinScope Survey […]

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FinScope Consumer Survey Madagascar 2016 Presentation

The objectives of the FinScope Madagascar 2016 are: To describe the levels of financial inclusion (i.e. levels of access to financial products and services ?both formal and informal To describe the landscape of access (i.e. the type of products and services used by financially included individuals) To identify the drivers of, and barriers to financial […]

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