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Pre-workshop suggested readings

In 2015, MicroLead partners dramatically expanded access to finance to the previously unbanked. And we all have lessons learned to share. Our goal for this section is to generate discussion and facilitate information sharing. Thank you all for your amazing work. Here’s to 2016!

List of Suggested Readings: Pre-Workshop 2016:

  1. Driving Financial Inclusion through Trust and Convenience
    MicroLead, UNCDF
    http://www.uncdf.org/en/driving-financial-inclusion-through-trust-and-convenience

  2. ESOKO: Connecting Farmers
    Daniel Asare-Kyei, ESOKO (on Digital Development Debates)
    http://www.digital-development-debates.org/issue-16-food-and-farming--in-the-field--connecting-farmers.html

  3. ESOKO: Un logiciel au service des agriculteurs
    Jaques Matand, Forbes Afrique
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/ya0k4zg342g1ntd/Forbes%20Afrique_Esoko%20only.pdf

  4. FINCA EXPRESS Tanzania: Mobilizing Savings through Agency Banking
    PHB Development
    http://www.e-mfp.eu/resources/finca-express-tanzania-mobilizing-savings-through-agency-banking

  5. Ghana: Banks Panic Over Mobile Money Explosion
    Lawrence Segbefia, Business Day Ghana
    http://allafrica.com/stories/201601251597.html

  6. Ghana: DFS Taking Off Amid New Regulations and Market Momentum
    Peter Zetterli, CGAP
    http://www.cgap.org/blog/ghana-dfs-taking-amid-new-regulations-and-market-momentum

  7. In Ghana, DFS Helps Spur 41% Increase in Financial Inclusion
    Peter Zetterli, CGAP
    http://www.cgap.org/blog/ghana-dfs-helps-spur-41-increase-financial-inclusion

  8. Les services financiers sur mobile au service de l'inclusion financière
    Jean-Michel Huet, Bearingpoint
    http://www.lesechos.fr/idees-debats/cercle/cercle-142415-les-services-financiers-sur-mobile-au-service-de-linclusion-financiere-1169245.php

  9. New Data Finds Mobile Money “On the Cusp” in Rwanda and Ghana
    Claudia McKay, CGAP
    http://www.cgap.org/blog/new-data-finds-mobile-money-cusp-rwanda-and-ghana

  10. The State of Linkage Report
    Barclays, CARE International, and Plan International
    http://www.seepnetwork.org/the-state-of-linkage-report-resources-1572.php

  11. Understanding Customers for Financial Innovation in Ghana
    Yanina Seltzer, CGAP & Claudia McKay, CGAP
    http://www.cgap.org/blog/understanding-customers-financial-innovation-ghana

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