UNSGSA -UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development

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Cultivating Solutions for Farmers

Vietnamese farmer Dinh Xuan Toan has been able to expand his produce business thanks to business training and support from a program called Hortidalat.
In a country like Viet Nam, where almost half the workforce is engaged in agriculture, sustainable economic growth will depend on finding solutions that allow farmers to flouris… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/cultivating-solutions-farmers/

In Bangladesh, Bringing Financial Inclusion to Rural Doorsteps

In rural Rajbari district in Bangladesh, people are gaining access to the services that urban residents take for granted, including agent banking and mobile money, as part of an innovative program that’s helping to expand financial inclusion to the last m…
A Visit to Rajbari’s Access to Information Center Bangladesh is the eighth largest country in the world—more people live here than in Russia--and its population density is com… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/bangladesh-bringing-financial-inclusion-rural-doorste/

Delivering on Financial Inclusion for Development: Reaching Scale, Rural Areas and Women

Photos CGAP Annual Meeting Good morning.  Welcome to the Netherlands. I tend to excuse myself for the Dutch weather. But you have probably been inside in this meeting for the pas… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/delivering-financial-inclusion-development-reaching-scale-ru/

Building Opportunity for Women and Advancing Development through Financial Inclusion

Opening Remarks at Women and Finance: Pathways to Financial Inclusion Financial Inclusion Event hosted by G20, World Bank, International Finance Corporation Delivered by video G… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/building-opportunity-women-and-advancing-development-through/

Twente Research Conference on Micro-Insurance

Photos Only when we understand demand will we design products that have the right features, the right prices and the proper delivery mechanisms. And when products are valued by cli… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/twente-research-conference-micro-insurance/

Taking stock, Setting goals, Moving forward

Photos In financial regulation there is no one size fits all solution. The most successful approaches are those that are tailored to local contexts and needs. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/taking-stock-setting-goals-moving-forward/

Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change

In my travels, I have found that the countries that have been most successful in advancing financial inclusion are those that have strong leadership and subsequently good coordinat… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/global-conference-agriculture-food-security-and-climate-chan/