Tag Archives: CGAP

My Thoughts on Payments, Blockchain and new Technologies in the Philippines and other Emerging Markets

The following article appeared in the Zooz Industry Influencer and Q&A blog. Could you tell us a bit about the current state of payments in the Philippines? The Philippines is undergoing a tremendous change in terms of the payments space with … Continue reading

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Wing Pushes Digital Finance Frontiers Further in Cambodia

Reposted from a blog by Eric Duflos @CGAP The shift from traditional microfinance and banking to digital is easy to see in Cambodia. All the market leaders such as ACLEDA Bank, AMK, and AMRET are increasingly using technology and agents … Continue reading

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Renaming this Blog: Moving from Mobile Money to Digital Financial Services for Development

In 2012, I set this blog up to focus on my work and experiences supporting mobile money for development.  At that time, much of the world interest was in the use of mobile technology and especially mobile enabled e-money services … Continue reading

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Central Bank of Yemen Reviews Mobile Money & Branchless Banking Regulations

By Melissa Scudo This week, the USAID Asia and the Middle East Economic Growth Best Practices (AMEG) project joined with the Social Fund for Development in Yemen, the Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP) and USAID/Yemen to host the … Continue reading

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My Own Thoughts on the Mobile Money Predictions for 2013

Recently, my friend and colleague, Brad Jones, wrote a great article entitled “My Five Mobile Money Predictions for 2013.” I have included excerpts from this excellent article with a few of my own thoughts and predictions. Here are Brad’s five … Continue reading

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Best Blogs & Websites on Mobile Money in the Developing World

I am often asked to provide links to blogs and websites on mobile money in the developing world.  Many people interested in this field want to learn about what is happening across the world to better understand best practices and the … Continue reading

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