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May 25, 2016
Katmandu, NEPAL

UNNATI Programme is funded by the Government of Denmark and implemented under the leadership of the Ministry of Agricultural Development, Government of Nepal. The programme is implemented by various partners such as the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), ORGUT, Department of Local Infrastructure and Agricultural Roads (Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development), District Technical Offices and District Development Committees, Nepal Rastra Bank, International Labour Organization, and Nepal Business Forum.

May 24, 2016
Istanbul, TURKEY

Leaders from the public, private and non-profit world said today that digital financial tools such as mobile-phone based money transfers hold great promise to improve the delivery of financial assistance during humanitarian crises. 

May 18, 2016
Dakar, SENEGAL

Avec un volume d’activité élevé et des dépenses opérationnelles faibles, les agents sénégalais distributeurs de services financiers digitaux sont considérés comme étant rentables.

May 17, 2016
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) today released a new publication during the first of eight in-country workshops on YouthStart, the four-year, eight-country project on youth and savings opportunities in Africa, developed in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation.

May 03, 2016
Kathmandu, Nepal

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) organized the Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL) Annual Review Workshop in the Chitwan district, Nepal on 19-20 April 2016, with the district and the Village Development Committee (VDC) level stakeholders from the LoCAL pilot districts of Dhading and Rupandehi.

May 02, 2016
Suva, FIJI

The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) has today awarded three inaugural Reuben James Summerlin Scholarships.

The scholarship was established in honour of PFIP’s former Programme Manager, Reuben Summerlin, in keeping with his passion for capacity building and education.

Apr 29, 2016
Kathmandu, Nepal

Nabin Khadka, a 28 year-old resident of Shiva Satashi Municipality in Jhapa district, Eastern Nepal, comes from a large family of 8 members. Owning a very small land lot and in the absence of other income-generating opportunities in the village, the family had difficulty in making ends meet. Khadka lives in the fertile Terai plains and although it is one of the most important areas for the production of tea and rice in Nepal, farmers are often required to find additional ways to increase their incomes.

Apr 27, 2016
Dakar, SÉNÉGAL

Pourquoi un jeune agriculteur vivant à M’backé aurait-il besoin de services financiers de proximités ?

Apr 26, 2016
Tappita, Liberia

MicroLead's partners are expanding credit and savings services throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. In Liberia, the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and the Trust Savings Credit Union (TSCU) Credit Union are increasing outreach to rural areas. Their services are in such high demand, that rural communities are banding together to help open new credit union branches.

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