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Reinventing rural financial inclusion in Latin America: Highlights from Foromic  

December 14, 2018 | mAgri | Mobile Money | Latin America & the Caribbean | Daniele Tricarico

At GSMA mAgri, we have been looking for some time at the evolution of ICT in agriculture in Latin America and in particular at the role of mobile technology to support financial inclusion ...
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A spotlight on ecosystem transactions in Latin America and the Caribbean region

December 5, 2018 | Mobile for Development | Mobile Money | Latin America & the Caribbean | Simon Andersson

Haga clic aquí para el blog en español Deployment and market growth Between 2016 and 2017, mobile money in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region continued to grow steadily in ...
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Unlocking mobile money interoperability and merchant payments across Africa through Mowali

November 23, 2018 | Mobile for Development | Mobile Money | Global | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | Gunnar Camner

Orange Group and MTN Group – two of Africa’s largest mobile operators and mobile money providers – have today announced a joint venture, Mowali, to enable interoperable payments ...
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Four takeaways from Unlocking Solar Capital Africa

November 19, 2018 | Mobile for Development Utilities | Mobile Money | Sub-Saharan Africa | Ilana Cohen

It was great to be back at the Kigali Convention Centre for GOGLA and Solar Plaza’s Unlocking Solar Capital Africa event on 7 – 8 November 2018, just a few months after the GSMA ...
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Financial Inclusion Week 2018 Twitter Chat: The power of mobile money in reaching the underserved

November 15, 2018 | Connected Women | mAgri | Mobile for Development | Mobile Money | Global | Global | Mia Ryan

This blog was co-authored by Mariana Lopez and Abbie Phatty-Jobe. We were honoured to join governments, the private sector and development organisations in welcoming Financial Inclusion ...
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From pay-as-you-go solar to pay-as-you-go smartphones and cookstoves: Insights from VITALITE, Zambia

November 6, 2018 | Mobile for Development Utilities | Mobile Money | Sub-Saharan Africa | Zambia | Leonard Kore

VITALITE received a grant from the GSMA Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund in October 2017 to trial smartphone and cookstove add-on products for their pay-as-you-go ...
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