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Microfinance Americas: The top 100 of 2013

Date: 
October 2013
Author(s): 
Renso Martínez Ramírez, Operations Manager and Regional Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the IDB Group, and MIX are submitting for the tenth consecutive year the annual ranking of the leading microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Latin America and the Caribbean, Microfinance Americas: The Top 100, 2013 edition.

Microfinanzas Américas: Las 100 mejores de 2013

Date: 
October 2013
Author(s): 
Renso Martínez Ramírez, Gerente de operaciones y Gerente regional del MIX para América Latina y el Caribe

El Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones (FOMIN), miembro del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el Microfinanc Information Exchange, Inc. (MIX) presentan por décimo año consecutivo el ranking anual de las principales instituciones microfinancieras (IMF) de América Latina y el Caribe: Microfinanzas Américas: las 100 mejores, edición 2013.

Les IMF repoussent les barrières de l’inclusion financière au Bénin

Date: 
December 2013

Le Bénin est un petit pays qui se caractérise par l’importance de son économie informelle et par la part substantielle du PIB qui est générée par le secteur agricole. La pauvreté reste élevée, surtout en dehors des zones urbaines, et un tiers de la population béninoise vit en dessous du seuil de pauvreté national. Le secteur de l'agriculture s'efforce d’optimiser son potentiel en augmentant le niveau de transformation de ses produits agricoles.

Situation de l'inclusion financière en Côte d'Ivoire au lendemain de la crise

Date: 
December 2013

La Côte d'Ivoire a longtemps été une économie prospère au sein de l’Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine (UEMOA)[1].

Rencontre du nouveau et de l'ancien: Comment les agents mobiles et les IMF façonnent le paysage de l'inclusion financière au Sénégal

Date: 
December 2013

Alors que l’argent mobile n’a commencé que récemment à remodeler le paysage de l'inclusion financière au Sénégal, un secteur de la microfinance bien établi, le plus développé de l’Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine (UEMOA)[1], avec

MFIs Breaking Down Barriers to Financial Inclusion in Benin

Date: 
December 2013

Benin is a small country characterized by its sizeable informal economy and the substantial share of GDP generated by the agricultural sector.  Poverty remains high, especially outside urban areas and one third of the Beninese live below the national poverty line.

The State of Financial Inclusion in Ivory Coast in the Aftermath of the Crisis

Date: 
December 2013

Ivory Coast has long been a thriving economy within the West African Economic and Monetary Union[1] (WAEMU).  It remains a regional power despite a decade of political crisis that culminated at the end of 2010 when the two presidential candidates both claimed to have won the election.  This led to a national conflict that weakened the economy and made the population more vulnerable.

Zambia Map of Financial Inclusion: National efforts tackle financial inclusion goals

Date: 
August 2013
Author(s): 
Audrey Linthorst, Regional Manager, Africa and the Middle East

Uganda Map of Financial Inclusion: Analyzing datasets for better policy decision-making

Date: 
July 2013
Author(s): 
Audrey Linthorst, Regional Manager, Africa and the Middle East

Uganda Map of Financial Inclusion: Analyzing datasets for better policy decision-making