Market participation requires a range of financial solutions and investments to meet the needs of individuals, households, and firms as well as to meet national and sub-national financing requirements for infrastructure, which enable market-led development. Catalyzing private financing requires an ecosystem approach that includes the financial sector infrastructure itself.
Jul 17, 2019
This post spotlights an interview with Lala Faiz and Cameron Khosrowshahi from the USAID INVEST team on mobilizing private capital.
Jul 10, 2019
This piece originally appeared on Impact Alpha . It was authored by Lala Faiz, USAID INVEST, Serena Guarnaschelli, KOIS, and Vanessa Holcomb Mann, USAID INVEST. Blended finance continues to gain traction, and for good reason. For investors, it can shift the balance between risk and return in...
Jul 09, 2019
This post offers recommendations on managing the shifts in culture, management and partnering needed when a project shifts from providing direct services to a facilitative market systems approach.
Jul 11, 2019
Join The SEEP Network on July 11 for a webinar presenting three examples of social protection programs that are integrating Savings Groups to promote formal financial inclusion and support graduation from social safety nets.
Jun 27, 2019
Berkeley, California, United States
On Thursday, June 27th , CEGA’s Digital Credit Observatory (DCO) will host a research convening on digital credit and women’s economic empowerment at UC Berkeley. DCO invites researchers, thought partners, and practitioners to share work that advances our understanding of the relationship between...
Oct 21, 2019 to Oct 23, 2019
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Register to attend the 2019 SEEP Annual Conference on October 21-23.
Jun 14, 2019
This post highlights a May 2019 report from The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion exploring the three stages involved in digital transformation and provides examples of how innovative financial institutions are addressing its challenges with creative solutions for emerging customers.
May 31, 2019
In Nigeria, a Pay-for-Results prize competition incents use of Aflasafe to combat aflatoxin contamination and drive demand for higher-quality maize.