Selected Event Archive Material
The first edition of the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative (FIGI) Symposium will be held in Bangalore, India, from 29 November to 1 December 2017. The Symposium is being organized jointly by the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), jointly with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure (CPMI) and the kind support of the Government of India.
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:
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.
FSDF e-Campus, des cours e-learning de sur la finance du développement de la Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, a conçu des formations de haute qualité adaptées aux professionnels de la finance à travers le monde:
A recent FAO study analyzed over 60 agricultural investment funds with a total of US$7.1 billion under the management. Motivated by the renewed interest in supporting the agricultural sector in developing countries, public investors play a distinctive role in these funds allowing private investors to take risks and pursue investment opportunities ranging from farmer cooperatives, rural microfinance institutions to agribusiness SMEs. What are the unique features of these funds? How do they yield positive financial return as well as development impact?
Inscrivez –vous au colloque sur la question du potentiel de création d’emploi dans les filières agroalimentaires et aux moyens de favoriser l’attractivité de l’agriculture auprès des jeunes en Afrique. Rendez-vous le 8 décembre 2016, de 8h30 à 17h30 au Centre de conférences de l'OCDE, à Paris.
Now entering its seventh year as the region’s leading banking forum, AITEC Banking & Mobile Money Accra, 2016 will address the key issues faced by the region’s increasingly dynamic financial services sector.
The Seventh Annual Responsible Finance Forum (RFFVII) will be held in Xi’an, China on May 26, 2016, following China’s G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) Meetings on Consumer Protection & Financial Literacy on May 24-25th.
You are invited to join us for a webinar on the World Bank Group's newly released report, Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2016: Comparing regulatory good practices. The webinar will unpack insights from the report, which compares results collected in 2015 from 40 countries in six regions. The measured indicators cover seed, fertilizer machinery, finance, transport and markets. Two overarching themes—environmental sustainability and gender—are also explored so that the indicators being developed encourage inclusive and sustainable practices.
The Annual Banking & Finance Conference 2016 is scheduled to be held in Accra Ghana on the 13 - 14 April 2016 under the timely theme: “Connecting people to Banking & Financial Service through Financial Inclusion”. Financial exclusion can and does place individuals and families into a never ending cycle of disadvantage with very negative social consequences.