CSD and Partners Launch New Multinational Collaboration in Africa

Mobile phones have become commonplace in sub-Saharan Africa. There, as in other parts of the world, financial technology has proliferated with the expansion of digital access, opening new doors to financial products and services. But this emerging landscape requires financial acumen, and sound guidance can be hard to find.

On July 15, a multinational group of partners gathered virtually to mark the launch of Financial Capability and Asset Building in Africa (FCAB Africa), a new collaboration aimed at meeting these needs.

Reflections of a Central Bank Governor

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FCAB Africa: Summary of Achievements as of July 2021

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Addressing the Burden of Education Financing in Low and Lower Middle Income Countries: The Role of Savings Accounts, Cash Transfers, and Other Income Sources

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Savings Patterns and Performance in Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, and Nepal

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How Do Student and School Characteristics Influence Youth Academic Performance in Ghana? A Hierarchical Linear Modeling of Baseline Data From the YouthSave Ghana Experiment

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Parental Involvement and Academic Performance in Ghana

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Youth and Their Health in Ghana

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Youth and Saving in Ghana: A Baseline Report From the YouthSave Ghana Experiment

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Financial Knowledge and Attitudes of Youth in Ghana

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Youth Saving Patterns and Performance in Ghana

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Experiment in Ghana off to a Good Start

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Youth and Savings in AssetsAfrica

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Faith-Based Institutions as Project Implementers: An Innovative Economic Empowerment Intervention for Care and Support of Aids-Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in Rural Uganda

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