The 2009 Africa Microfinance Analysis & Benchmarking Report, produced in partnership with CGAP, examines key growth trends, major legal and regulatory changes, funding for microfinance, and performance of MFIs throughout the region.
This report, produced by MIX and CGAP, explores the themes of market structure, credit risk, currency risk, funding risk, and policy trends as they pertain to the microfinance industry in the five sub-regions of ECA: the Balkans, Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), Central Asia, the Caucasus, and
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The April 2010 edition of our e-newsletter highlights recent and upcoming MIX activities, new publications about microfinance, and upcoming microfinance events around the world where MIX staff will be present.
Microfinance Information Exchange has just released a new analysis and benchmarking report on microfinance in the UEMOA (Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine), the West African Economic and Monetary Union. This union is comprised of eight West African states, seven of which have microfinance institutions (MFIs) represented in this year’s report.
The 2009 UEMOA Microfinance Analysis & Benchmarking Report presents the very first trends related to the effects of the global financial crisis on the microfinance sector in this West Africa region.
Analysis reviews methodology proposed by Mohammed Yunus
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Interest rates charged on microcredit is one of the most discussed issues in microfinance. At the heart of the discussion is the question of how microfinance institutions (MFIs) can fulfill their social missions while charging their clients interest rates that are higher than those offered by non-microfinance financial institutions, such as traditional commercial banks.
WASHINGTON D.C., March 10, 2010 – The Microfinance Information Exchange, Inc., a business information and data services provider for the global microfinance industry, announced the release of the 2009 Latin America and Caribbean Microfinance Analysis & Benchmarking Report.
This report was produced by MIX and the Association of Microfinance Institutions in Kosovo (AMIK), and analyzes developments in the legal and regulatory environment and financial performance of microfinance in Kosovo and includes benchmarks comparing 7 MFIs in Kosovo to regional peers.