Exploring Mobile Money Payments in Bangladesh: Workshop Report

  • Date Posted: April 1, 2014
  • Authors: mSTAR Bangladesh
  • Organizations/Projects: FHI 360
  • Document Types: Other, Primer or Brief
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

mSTAR Bangladesh held its second quarterly workshop on March 12th focusing on mobile money opportunities, mobile money products, and understanding mobile money metrics. Special attention was paid to increasing the level of confidence and understanding required for acceptance of mobile money payment systems by USAID/Bangladesh Implementing Partners. The workshop attracted 27 participants representing 13 organizations, and included presentations from two mobile financial service providers. See full workshop report for more details.

The mSTAR Workshop Series focuses on sub-topics related to mobile money payments and aims to stimulate discussion and learning between different parties in the mobile money ecosystem, including USAID implementing partners, their beneficiaries, and mobile financial service (MFS) providers. The first quarterly workshop was held in November 2013 and was an introduction to mobile money and grants.

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