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Savings and Retail Banking in Africa

As part of the WSBI State of the Savings and Retail Banking Sector in Africa research series, the Scale2Save programme and FinMark Trust have partnered to produce six case studies. These address some of the most relevant developments in the banking and financial industries regarding the financial inclusion of low-income people in Africa.

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Agricultural Value Chains

By promoting greater access to financial services we focus on ensuring that small scale farmers are empowered to participate in the agricultural economy.

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Digital Financial Services

The positive impact of digital financial services on the poor is well documented globally. These services provide efficient, cost effective and more accessible solutions to accessing formal financial services.

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FMT leverages its expertise in financial and economic inclusion to define problem statements focused on the poor and surface and incubate African developed FinTechs within the SADC region.

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Through the MSME MAP (Making Access Possible) framework, an evidence-based strategy to support MSMEs is developed for different countries. The process identifies dominant sectors, sizes the value of the sector, assesses blockages to growth for the MSMEs in the sectors.

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Policy and Regulation

A well-developed policy and regulatory environment ensures the market operates efficiently and at scale, whilst also taking into account the needs of all of the stakeholders that participate in it – both consumers and providers.

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Women and Youth

Gender equality is fundamental to achieving economic growth and poverty reduction. FMT is committed to accelerating efforts towards the gender equality and empowerment of women.

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Data for financial markets

FMT FinScope

The FinScope Consumer Survey is uniquely aimed at increasing understanding of the informal financial product/service market.

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FMT Analytics

Gathering data is the easy part, knowing what to do with it more complex. Our team of researchers, statisticians, and data scientist can analyse FinScope or Big Data to generate evidence and insights.

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FMT Mobile

The proliferation of mobile devices has presented researchers with a golden opportunity to rethink the way data is collected.

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FMT Portal

The data portal hosts multiple public datatypes and analytical tools that allow stakeholders to compare indicators across countries and jurisdictions.

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FMT Geospatial

This geospatial offering supports the centering of financial infrastructure around consumers, as well as using location intelligence to inform key decision areas.

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Southern African Development Community

View the SADC national survey dashboard that comprises an aggregated 14 SADC countries, and can be customised and analysed across more than 26 indicators.

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