Digital Financial Services

Financial solutions delivered over mobile and digital channels, typically enabling greater reach than traditional banking channels.  Services may include transactional or payments solutions that enhance client productivity or purchasing power.

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Utilizing e-commerce in agriculture offers several benefits, including improved income for farmers and...

Media: Data Analytics (DA) has the potential to unlock groundbreaking opportunities for investors and farmers in smallholder finance. Financial Service Providers, Digital Service Providers, and donors must work together to realize this potential. Watch our video below to learn more about the business case for data analytics.
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The thirteenth blog in the Pulse series examines the opportunities and lessons learned...

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The changes involved when a financial institution ‘goes digital’ touches all levels of...

Analysis: Building Inclusive Payment Ecosystems in Tanzania and Ghana published by CGAP, offers insight into how Digital Financial Services (DFS) transformed the financial services ecosystem in Tanzania and Ghana.
Analysis: The Digitizing Agricultural Payments publication, jointly published by CGAP and the United Nations Capital Development Fund, highlights how The United Nations Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P) and Kyagalanyi Coffee Limited (KCL) created a system to digitize payments to KCL’s 6,000 certified farmers, in Uganda.
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International Finance Corporation (IFC) supports institutions seeking to develop digital financial services (DFS)...

Smallholder finance
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In 2016, the Mastercard Foundation and IFC’s Partnership for Financial Inclusion Program jointly...

Digital Financial Services

Financial solutions delivered over mobile and digital channels, typically enabling greater reach than traditional banking channels.  Services may include transactional or payments solutions that enhance client productivity or purchasing power.