Abuja, 26 April 2023 - The African Development Bank has signed a $525,000 grant agreement with Africa Fintech Network (AFN) for the
Accelerating Financial Inclusion
ADFI has committed to ensuring 60% of all projects across our four pillars will be gender-intentional
ADFI NEWS: African Development Bank and Africa Fintech Network sign $525,000 grant, awarded by the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI), to strengthen development of fintech in Africa
ADFI PERSPECTIVE: Overcoming barriers to African women’s access to and use of digital financial solutions
Recent data shows the significant improvement in financial inclusion across the world, with an increase in global account ownership at 76%.
INSIGHTS: Addressing gender norms to improve African women’s ability to access, use, and benefit from digital financial services.
The expansion of digital financial services led by the significant growth of mobile money has been key to increasing financial inclusion.
INSIGHTS: Promoting gender-sensitive digital financial services, policies and regulations across ECOWAS
INSIGHTS: Enhancing women's access to financial services in northern Nigeria through female mobile money agent networks
“Women will benefit from being able to carry out transactions on their phone, especially in this part of the country where the man is usually in co
INSIGHTS: Empowerment of women smallholder farmers through digital microinsurance
“Agriculture is more likely than other sectors to offer multiple opportunities for women's empowerment.
INSIGHTS: Accelerating access to finance for women businesses (WSMEs): leveraging data and technology
Despite forming the largest percentage of women entrepreneurs in the world, women small and medium enterprises (WSMEs) in Africa face an estimated USD 42 billion financing gap across business value
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FAQs: ADFI CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2023
FAQs: ADFI Call for Proposals 2023
In line with our 2023 work program, ADFI has launched a Call for Proposals to select viable and scalable digital financial solution (DFS) initiatives aimed at f
INSIGHT: Executing human centred design research into smartphone-enabled digital financial services for women
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