Crop insurance is a valuable climate adaptation tool for disaster-prone countries like Bangladesh.
Blog posts on "microfinance institutions"
To help microfinance clients borrow the right amount, we need to improve their awareness and understanding of financial products.
Events unfolded quite differently to expectations, and showed the poor's resilience.
Microfinance institutions must ensure that clients are treated in a fair and transparent manner, and are able to fulfill their debt.
If issues of trust, affordability, and reliability are addressed, digital financial services can help extend financial services to all.
Microfinance provides post-disaster relief and support quickly, reduces the cost of recovery financing, reduces aid dependency, and builds long-term resilience.
An ADB-supported project has made a significant positive impact toward achieving financial inclusion for people living in remote areas of Papua New Guinea.
The changing landscape of finance is a huge subject so let’s start with a short history of banking (thanks here to Wikipedia). The word actually comes from banca or bench where the moneylenders sat.