Muktinath Bikas Bank Ltd. (Nepal) Winner of the 2020 European Microfinance Award

Luxembourg, 19 November 2020 Muktinath Bikas Bank Ltd. has received this year’s European Microfinance Award for encouraging savings in Nepal. This[…]

Signatory Organisations Report on COVID-19 Pledge Implementation and Lessons Learned

Over the past months, the financial inclusion sector has embarked on a journey to face the Covid-19 crisis. On the field, microfinance institutions[…]

Encouraging Effective & Effective Savings: Lessons and Best Practices from the European Microfinance Award 2020

 Encouraging Effective & Inclusive Savings is out. This e-MFP publication is the latest of an annual series of papers that condense[…]

Taking Shelter: Housing Finance for the World’s Poor. A New e-MFP Book

In partnership with Practical Action Publishing, e-MFP, Member, publishes its first book: “Taking Shelter: Housing Finance for the World’s[…]

The Landscape of the Microinsurance 2020 is out

The Microinsurance Network, Member, has published its latest edition of The Landscape of Microinsurance. According to Katharine Pulvermacher, Microinsurance Network[…]

COVID Crisis highlights Urgent Need for Inclusive Insurance

Luxembourg / Munich – 2 November 2020. Governments and insurance companies must increase efforts to help millions of low-income people, households[…]

Face to Face with Members : Jurgen Hammer, Managing Director SPTF Europe

An interview with Jurgen Hammer, Managing Director of SPTF (Social Performance Task Force) Europe How did you get involved in inclusive[…]

Call for Applications – Scholarship Programme

The Scholarship Programme supports employees from member organisations to undertake executive trainings in inclusive finance related topics: microfinancerural financemicroinsurancedigital[…]

L’ABBL développe des projets en éducation financière. Le saviez-vous ? donne la parole à ses membres et vous fait découvrir des aspects parfois méconnus de leur travail via des[…]

UNSGSA for Inclusive Finance for Development 2020 Annual Report is out

8 October 2020 H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA),[…]

Launch of SSNUP. A New Programme to strengthen Smallholder Houselholds

2nd October The SNUP (Smallholder Safety Net Upscaling) Programme was launched on Friday October 2nd with the the presence of Mr[…]

Launch of the AFI European Office in Luxembourg

5 October 2020 AFI (Alliance for Financial Inclusion) has officially launched its European Office during a ceremony in presence of Mr[…]

Les premiers enseignements d’AGRI+

29 Septembre 2020 Agri+ est un dispositif de financement de l’agriculture familiale, mis en oeuvre par SOS Faim Luxembourg sur mandat[…]

Companies still permitted to hold meetings without physical attendance until 31 December 2020

This law enables companies and other legal entities (such as ASBLs) to hold general meetings and other meetings of the[…]

Microlux finance plus de 100 micro-entrepreneurs au Luxembourg : le saviez-vous ? gives voice to its members and helps you discover new facets of their work in video. Today, microlux funds over[…]

Launch of the AFI Europe Representative Office in Luxembourg

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) opens its Europe Representative Office in Luxembourg. AFI is the world’s leading organization on financial[…]

A Resumption of Activities under Operational and Financial Constraints for MFIs

The last results of the survey made by ADA – Appui au Développement Autonome, Fondation Grameen Crédit Agricole (FGCA) and[…] member, Bamboo Capital Partners has entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Palladium to mobilize USD$1 billion in impact capital by 2023

This long-term strategic partnership to deliver impact at scale resulted in Palladium taking a minority stake in Bamboo, while Bamboo[…]

Apply for the 2021 Certificate in Law and Regulation in Inclusive Finance

Applications to attend the 2021 Certificate in Law and Regulation in Inclusive Finance that will take place from 18 -[…]

New Report: How the Development Sector is Channeling Money to Digital Financial Services

This new report from The Mix and CFI-Accion provides information to guide funders’approaches to support the development of reliable and[…]

Last Report of the UN Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs

26 August 2020 The UN Task Force on Digital Financing (UNDF Task Force) of the SDGs has found that digitalization “is[…]

Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance – State of the Sector Report 2020

While agriculture has not yet been hit as hard as other sectors, COVID-related challenges in the coming months loom on[…]

The Role of Savings Groups in Supporting Graduation from Social Safety Nets

In 2019, the SEEP Network convened a Peer Learning Group (PLG) comprised of both government and civil society social protection[…]

Financing the digitalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises. The enabling role of digital innovation hubs

This study carried out by InnovFin Advisory in collaboration with the European Investment Advisory Hub, gives an overview of the[…]

Carte Blanche de Michel Maquil du 17 juillet 2020 sur la crise de la COVID-19 dans les pays en développement

Régulièrement, Michel Maquil, président d’, est invité à expliquer, en 3 minutes, un sujet proche de l’inclusion financière à la[…]

COVID-19 Financial Inclusion Compass

The European Microfinance Platfomr (e-MFP) has published the COVID-19 Financial Inclusion Compass, a special edition of the Compass series specifically[…]

The Importance of SME Financing to COVID-19 Response – Watch the Conference

SMEs are the backbone of the developing economies. They have a key role to play in the ability of any[…]

Impact du COVID-19 sur les groupes d’épargne des réfugiés en Ouganda

Une étude a été menée d’avril à mai 2020 pour comprendre les impacts de la crise du COVID-19 sur les[…]

Which financial services are needed for financial inclusion ?

7 July 2020 “A Common Minimum Basket of Basic Financial Services” A new report from Finance Watch Finance Watch’s new report, “Basic[…]

2019 European Microfinance Award publication: Adapting to a New Normal, synthesising factors for success in strengthening climate change resilience

July 2020 Adapting to a New Normal , published by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), presents the outcomes of the European Microfinance[…]