August 2017

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Upcoming Events

Benin, Nigeria
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 to Thursday, August 24, 2017

The 2017 Conference will take place from 23rd-24th August, 2017 in Benin City, Nigeria. The Conference seeks to discuss developmental issues as it concerns microfinance and enterprise development. It will feature the presentation of a commissioned paper and a panel discussion covering issues on commercialisation of research and development outcomes. This year theme is “Entrepreneurship, Financial Inclusion and Economic Development

CMED 2017 | The Objective

Kigali, Rwanda
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The event is a combination of high quality training and plenary sessions aimed at sharing insights on inclusive insurance business models that are making access to low-income market segments in Africa possible. The event is organized and hosted by Access to Finance Rwanda, Munich Re Foundation and Rwanda Insurers Association (ASSAR) with support from ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility, Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri) and Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSDA), Microinsurance Network and Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii).

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Thursday, August 31, 2017

Financial Inclusion Innovation Summit (FIIS), previously known as the Pacific Microfinance Week (PMW), is a three-day event that will include a formal conference, workshops, field visits, seminars, and roundtables, providing the region’s most comprehensive platform on Financial Inclusion for the Pacific’s financial sector stakeholders. Hosted by the Bank of Papua New Guinea, this event will bring together up to 200 participants from across the region and beyond to discuss and debate pertinent issues impacting financial inclusion in the region.

London, United Kingdom
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The 2017 forum aims to connect key stakeholders in the agriculture finance and climate finance space. This strategic event will convene leading financiers, investors, policy makers, climate funds and donors, as well as a wide range of key innovative actors from the public and private sectors, and provide them with an opportunity to understand how they may collaborate more effectively.

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) organizes the Global Policy Forum (GPF) as the keystone event for its membership. Each year, it is co-hosted by a different member institution in a different region of the world. The 2017 AFI GPF will take place from 13-15 September in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and will be the showcase of the unique financial inclusion initiatives undertaken by members in the Arab region. It is expected to be the largest and most comprehensive event ever held by the Alliance.

For more information and agenda, click on the link below.

New Delhi, India
Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

This national conference aims to provide stakeholders with a platform to deliberate on specific sectoral concerns and challenges in the implementation of India's Financial Inclusion Program and identify strategies to reinvent inclusive finance in digital era. 

2800 South Potomac Avenue, Arlington, VA, VA, 22202
Monday, October 2, 2017 to Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The 2017 SEEP Network Annual Conference will bring together leading practitioners, funders, research organizations and private sector actors dedicated to promoting more inclusive and resilient markets and financial systems. Under the conference theme - Catalyzing Transformative Change - we will deepen our understanding and commitment to approaches that bring about large scale positive change.

Friday, October 6, 2017

INNOVATE – Adoption of Agricultural Innovations through Non-Traditional Financial Services, is a three-year initiative implemented by MEDA and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). INNOVATE will assess the potential of non-traditional finance to enable large scale adoption of agricultural innovations among women and men smallholder farmers in South Asia, South America and East Africa. 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Monday, October 9, 2017 to Friday, October 13, 2017

The African Microfinance Week  is a conference organised by the African networks AMT (African Microfinance Transparency)MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) and AFRACA (African Rural & Agricultural Credit Association) and by ADA with the support of the Luxembourg Cooperation.

During the conference, the participants will:

Cape Town, South Africa
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Friday, October 20, 2017

The Chartered Institute of Development Finance and the Africagrowth Institute, in partnership with major development finance institutions, academic institutions and governments, is organising a 3-day conference to discuss issues around development finance sustainability and role played by development finance support agencies in global development. As commercial and investment banks continue to reduce lending globally, development finance institutions, governments and other development finance support agencies are expected to fill the gap left by these traditional lending institutions.