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Toward Scaled-Up and Sustainable Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : Technical Report (English)

In March 2018, Uganda's Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) formally requested technical assistance from the World Bank Group (WBG) to conduct a technical and diagnostic review of the Uganda Agricultural Insurance Scheme (UAIS) with the objective of providing recommendations to enhance the scalability and sustainability of the scheme going forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 141102 AUG 01, 2019

Stutley,Charles; Maher,Barry Patrick; Todoroki,Emiko; Ono,Toshiaki; Dicko,Tenin Fatimata; Sinah,James Muli; Matanda,Dorothy Daka; Wasake,Ernest; Verma,Niraj; Mahul,Olivier Disclosed

Unlocking Agriculture Finance and Insurance in Uganda : The Financial Sector's Role in Agricultural Transformation : Policy Note (English)

As a key pillar of the Ugandan economy, the agriculture sector is a critical driver of economic growth and poverty alleviation. Uganda's agricultural sector is dominated by smallholders with low levels of productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper 141114 AUG 01, 2019

Dicko,Tenin Fatimata; Ono,Toshiaki; Maher,Barry Patrick; Todoroki,Emiko Disclosed

World Bank crisis simulation exercises : what is at stake in coordinating and making decisions in a crisis (English)

The FIRST Lessons Learned Series is a collection of FIRST’s technical and functional insights gained from FIRST funded engagements. This Knowledge Note, shares insights on Crisis Simulation Exercise, drawn from the experience of delivering these exercises and addresses the key factors that financial sector authorities might find useful in their efforts to prepare for and manage a potential crisis. ... See More +

Brief 109243 OCT 01, 2016

Almansi,Aquiles A.; Lee,Yejin Carol; Todoroki,Emiko Disclosed

How to make financial sector development strategies work : successes and failures - 5 key lessons learned (English)

A country's financial sector plays a critical role in economic development. Research confirms that countries with more developed financial sectors tend to enjoy a sustained period of growth. ... See More +

Brief 96910 MAY 01, 2015

Todoroki,Emiko; Strobbe,Francesco Disclosed

Making remittances work : balancing financial integrity and inclusion (English)

The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States exposed the use of remittance channels for financing terrorism. Acting on this, the international community, through the financial action task force (FATF), issued first international standard to require the licensing or registration of money transfer businesses (MTBs) and to make them subject to anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML and CFT) requirements. ... See More +

Publication 88482 MAY 29, 2014

Celik,Kuntay; Kulathunga,Anoma; Noor,Sheikh M. Wameek; Todoroki,Emiko Disclosed

The Canada-Caribbean remittance corridor : fostering formal remittances to Haiti and Jamaica through effective regulation (French)

The World Bank has been at the global forefront in research on remittances. Studying over twelve bilateral remittance corridors thus far, the financial market integrity unit has focused its research on remittance market integrity issues and the specific incentives influencing the choices of channels to send money home. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 48459 JAN 01, 2010

Noor,Sheikh M. Wameek; Todoroki,Emiko; Vaccani,Matteo Carlo Ernesto English Disclosed

The Canada-Caribbean remittance corridor : fostering formal remittances to Haiti and Jamaica through effective regulation (English)

The World Bank has been at the global forefront in research on remittances. Studying over twelve bilateral remittance corridors thus far, the financial market integrity unit has focused its research on remittance market integrity issues and the specific incentives influencing the choices of channels to send money home. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 48459 APR 30, 2009

Noor,Sheikh M. Wameek; Todoroki,Emiko; Vaccani,Matteo Carlo Ernesto French Disclosed

The Malaysia-Indonesia remittance corridor : making formal transfers the best option for women and undocumented migrants (English)

The corridor between Malaysia and Indonesia is the second largest remittance outflow for Malaysia and the largest remittance inflow for Indonesia. ... See More +

Publication 44836 JUL 17, 2008

Hernandez-Coss, Raul; Brown, Gillian; Buchori, Chitrawati; Endo, Isaku; Todoroki, Emiko; Naovalitha, Tita; Noor, Wameek; Mar, Cynthia Disclosed