Inclusive Finance India is a global policy platform on financial Inclusion setup with the objective of enabling cross-pollination of best practices and breakthroughs, specifically to influence India’s Financial Inclusion strategy and campaign. Inclusive Finance India, with its legacy of more than 14 years, has provided a strong articulation for building a vision and a strong ecosystem with clearly defined roles for stakeholders and making key recommendations on financial inclusion policy, regulation, supervision, technology advancements, client protection and institutional framework.
The inclusive insurance sector has experienced persistent growth in client outreach and premium volumes over the past ten years. Today, nearly 300 million low-income citizens in developing countries are covered by an insurance policy. New technologies are boosting market coverage. In Asia alone, the number of people insured through mobile phones exceeds 40 million. Furthermore, the G7 has decided to insure 400 million people against climate risks by 2020. Nonetheless, many people are still without cover or alternative risk management options.
Some of the biggest challenges microfinance institutions (MFIs) struggle to overcome today are high operating costs, scalability and low earnings. And it is widely understood that the provision of fintech innovations is expected to help MFIs reduce their costs, increase operational efficiency and remain competitive in the rapidly changing financial landscape.
The 2019 Cracking the Nut conference will focus on balancing public concerns for food security with private, market-based solutions. Applying a food systems lens, this two-day learning event will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in rural development, sustainable agriculture, agricultural finance, water sanitation, health and nutrition. The conference will convene high-level representatives from the private sector, governments, donors and development practitioners to discuss the “tough nuts” related to food security, including the themes highlighted below.
Globally, some of the largest and fastest growing SME financiers may not have started as banks. From tech companies, logistics firms, commodities traders, and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods distributors, financial institutions are facing increasing competition from the real sector in financing small businesses. The real sector firms enjoy a competitive advantage in the form of large amounts of data and analytical skills, which give them insights into the behaviors of SME borrowers.
Hosted by the National Bank of Rwanda (NBR) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), the 2019 GPF aims to showcase the experience of Rwanda and highlight how the use of technology will bring progress in financial inclusion of the most vulnerable groups, especially women and youth. Since the adoption of the Denarau Action Plan (DAP) at the 2016 GPF, AFI members have pledged to cut the gender gap in half by 2021 within their respective jurisdictions.
Blockchain Summit Singapore is Asia's Leading Blockchain for Business Event.
The Summit is a one-day conference and exhibition connecting over 1500 industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators and investors.
Based on unrivalled content and exceptional networking opportunities, Blockchain Summit is the largest dedicated Blockchain Event Series in the world. No co-located side events. A purely Blockchain focused audience.
International Conference on Blockchain and Data Science plans to engage members from academia, industry and government to discuss the current and future challenges of digital economy and innovations. The Conference aims to address the scope of the smart digital economy which is secure and transparent.
Over the course of this three-day international forum—organized in partnership with MSC (MicroSave Consulting) and ADA— the event participants will confront the most pressing financial inclusion question of the day: How do we promote inclusion and trust in digital financial services while fostering innovation and growth?