Category: South Asia

A quick guide to the GSMA Mobile Money Certification

December 6, 2018 | Mobile for Development | Mobile Money | East Asia and Pacific | Europe and Central Asia | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | GSMA

Launched in 2018, the GSMA Mobile Money Certification is a global initiative to bring safer, more transparent, and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around ...
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World Toilet Day – to flush down the sanitation challenge, we need to think beyond toilets

November 18, 2018 | Mobile for Development Utilities | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | George Kibala Bauer

Reducing the number of people without access to basic sanitation services remains one of the most complex and pressing global development and public health challenges. 2.5 billion people ...
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Improving Farmer Livelihoods: UK aid-funded agricultural content becomes publicly available

November 16, 2018 | mAgri | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Panos Loukos

Our agricultural content is now publicly available to any organisation interested in improving the quality of their mobile-based information services targeting the rural segment and ...
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Access to water and sanitation in emerging markets – the impact of mobile technology

November 13, 2018 | Mobile for Development Utilities | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | GSMA

In emerging markets, there is a significant gap in access to water and sanitation services. Mobile technology, with its almost ubiquitous presence and coverage is uniquely placed to help ...
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Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund Round 3: Findings from the top Asia Pacific start-ups applications

October 26, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | South Asia | Samuel Ajadi

Since its launch in 2016, the Ecosystem Accelerator programme has sought to bridge the gap between mobile operators and start-ups in emerging markets. The programme provides mobile-first ...
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