Across the global policy community, the jury is now in about the power of digital payments to drive financial inclusion, particularly for women and the poor; improve efficiency and transparency in business and government; and support new economic opportunities. However, there is no consensus around the specific policy mix that will enable this potential to be fully realized.
Harvard Center for International Development (CID) hosts Better Than Cash Alliance on the CID Speaker Series Podcast.
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Mobile money agents are a crucial asset for mobile money providers and have been key to the growth of the industry over the last decade.
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McLeod Russel Uganda (MRUL) cut costs and increased financial inclusion for workers after transitioning to a secure mobile payment system in Uganda.
The Global Findex database is the world’s most comprehensive data set on how adults save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk.
2017 saw a number of new trends in mobile money – from the accelerated growth of bank-to-mobile interoperability, to the emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region, and a raft of innovations designed to reach the most underserved.
Over the last decade, our society has seen a proliferation of digital commerce.
The impact of mobile money has been felt well beyond transactions and accounts: people’s lives have been enriched by greater personal security, a sense of empowerment, and more.
This report is a critical input into the development of a comprehensive SDG implementation plan for the mobile industry.