Digitizing Financial Solutions to Advance Women’s Economic Participation

View event details here.  Presenter(s): Dr. Ruth Goodwin-Groen, Better Than Cash Alliance, and Dr. Leora Klapper, The World Bank Date: February 4, 2016 - 9:00am - 10:30am We recognize that greater participation by women in national economies can drive economic growth and stability, but how do we increase this participation? Digital financial services present an innovative way to improve women's >> Read more

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar: The Impact of Microfinance on Factors Empowering Women: Regional and Delivery Mechanisms in India’s SHG Programme

Materials from the July 20, 2015 Gender Methods Seminar are now available online. Professor Ranjula Bali Swain presented at IFPRI on the impact of microfinance on women's empowerment, examining how the impact varies with respect to the location and type of group linkage of the respondent. The slides are available on the IFPRI Gender Slideshare site, >> Read more

Event (Uganda) Learning Route: Gender and rural microfinance – New approaches, services and products in Africa

Uganda, March 12th to 20th. Organized by FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the PROCASUR Corporation. In the framework of the Regional Capacity-building and Knowledge Management for Gender Equality Programme, FAOIFAD and PROCASUR launch the Learning Route: Gender and rural microfinance – New approaches, services and products in Africa, a practitioner-to-practitioner training >> Read more