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International Day of the Girl Child: Working towards access to ID for every woman and girl

October 11, 2018 | Digital Identity | Global | Matthew Wilson

Today marks the International Day of the Girl Child. A day to reflect on the challenges that cause many women and girls to be socially, politically and digitally excluded, but also a day to ...
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Protecting mobile innovation – intellectual property insights for emerging market start-ups

October 5, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Samuel Ajadi

Over the last two decades, the mobile technology industry has witnessed unprecedented growth and the quest for innovation has never been more fiercely contested. The industry’s fast-paced ...
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Supporting the digitisation of the agricultural last mile with liquid mobile money distribution networks

October 2, 2018 | mAgri | Mobile for Development | Global | Sub-Saharan Africa | Daniele Tricarico

At GSMA mAgri, we are working with mobile operators to realise the opportunity to digitise agricultural value chains. The use of mobile phones in the so-called agricultural last mile ...
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Driving cost efficiency through digital health solutions

October 2, 2018 | mHealth | Mobile for Development | Latin America & the Caribbean | Brazil | Kate Zechner

My colleague Mojca and I recently travelled to São Paulo to do research on Telefónica’s AxisMed subsidiary, a Brazilian health management intelligence company, for our upcoming case ...
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Introducing the Mobile Money Regulatory Index

September 29, 2018 | Mobile Money | Global | Global | Brian Muthiora

An interactive tool to measure the effectiveness of mobile money regulatory frameworks. Over the past decade, mobile money has been a driving force of financial inclusion in emerging ...
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The geographical expansion of the IPN Hub and its utility beyond PAYG Solar

September 28, 2018 | Mobile for Development Utilities | Mobile Money | Sub-Saharan Africa | Rwanda | GSMA

The Instant Payment Notification (IPN) Hub is an industry utility created by the GSMA to enable ecosystem players to connect more easily to mobile money providers – bringing fundamental ...
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