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Access Finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. Published by the Financial & Private Sector Development Vice Presidency of the World Bank Group. The headings of the issues include: trends of migrant remittance services; payment systems; nonbank financial institutions (leasing, housing finance, insurance); collateral registries/secured lending; and inclusive financial systems.

 



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Mozambique - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (insurance, private pensions and securities) (Vol. 2) : Comparison with good practices (English)

This Review of Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy (CPFL) in Mozambique’s insurance, pensions and securities sectors complements the 2012 CPFL Review of the banking and non-bank credit institutions sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 103333 NOV 01, 2015

Grady,Rosamund Clare; Wrede,Peter Friedrich Wilhelm; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth; Symonds,Richard L.; Faria,Jorge Joao Disclosed

Mozambique - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (insurance, private pensions and securities) : Key findings and recommendations (English)

This Review of Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy (CPFL) in Mozambique’s insurance, pensions and securities sectors complements the 2012 CPFL Review of the banking and non-bank credit institutions sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 103333 NOV 01, 2015

Grady,Rosamund Clare; Wrede,Peter Friedrich Wilhelm; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth; Symonds,Richard L.; Faria,Jorge Joao Disclosed

The art of the responsible exit in microfinance equity sales (English)

Equity as a funding instrument is particularly important to responsible development of financial markets. At its core, it supports the growth and diversification of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and other financial institutions that serve the poor, and it is especially vital to the expansion of deposit services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80540 APR 01, 2014

Rozas, Daniel; Drake, Deborah; Lahaye, Estelle; McKee, Katharine; Piskadlo, Danielle Disclosed

Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance : Instituciones de microfinanzas totalmente nuevas en Africa al sur del Sahara : un modelo para promover el acceso al financiamiento (Spanish)

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the lowest level of access to finance of any region in the world, with an average banked population of only 24 percent (Findex 2012). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67997 FEB 01, 2014

Flaming, Mark; Earne, Julie; Jansson, Tor; Koning, Antonique; Gourdon, Julien French, English Disclosed

Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the lowest level of access to finance of any region in the world, with an average banked population of only 24 percent (Findex 2012). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67997 FEB 01, 2014

Flaming, Mark; Earne, Julie; Jansson, Tor; Koning, Antonique; Gourdon, Julien Spanish, French Disclosed

Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance : Les IMF entierement nouvelles en Afrique subsaharienne : un modele commercial pour promouvoir l'acces au financement (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the lowest level of access to finance of any region in the world, with an average banked population of only 24 percent (Findex 2012). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67997 FEB 01, 2014

Flaming, Mark; Earne, Julie; Jansson, Tor; Koning, Antonique; Gourdon, Julien Spanish, English Disclosed

Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (English)

From the beginning of modern microcredit, its most controversial dimension has been the interest rates charged by micro lenders, often referred to as microfinance institutions (MFIs). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 81992 JUN 01, 2013

Rosenberg, Richard; Gaul, Scott; Ford, William; Tomilova, Olga Arabic, French Disclosed

Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture : Financial Access 2012 : Vers un état des lieux plus précis (French)

Each year, the Financial Access report aspires to include data on an increasing number of financial service providers, based on data availability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89804 JUN 01, 2013

Spanish, English Disclosed

Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture : Acceso financiero 2012 : Hacia un panorama más completo (Spanish)

Each year, the Financial Access report aspires to include data on an increasing number of financial service providers, based on data availability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89804 JUN 01, 2013

French, English Disclosed

Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) : Les taux d'interet du microcredit et leurs facteurs determinants (2004-2011) (French)

From the beginning of modern microcredit, its most controversial dimension has been the interest rates charged by micro lenders, often referred to as microfinance institutions (MFIs). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 81992 JUN 01, 2013

Rosenberg, Richard; Gaul, Scott; Ford, William; Tomilova, Olga Arabic, English Disclosed

Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (Arabic)

From the beginning of modern microcredit, its most controversial dimension has been the interest rates charged by micro lenders, often referred to as microfinance institutions (MFIs). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 81992 JUN 01, 2013

Rosenberg, Richard; Gaul, Scott; Ford, William; Tomilova, Olga French, English Disclosed

Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture (English)

Each year, the Financial Access report aspires to include data on an increasing number of financial service providers, based on data availability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89804 JUN 01, 2013

Spanish, French Disclosed

Measuring the job creation effects of IFC-supported private equity funds (English)

Using data from IFC's Development Outcome Tracking System, the study shows a strong job growth for companies financed through IFC-supported private equity funds. ... See More +

Brief 81997 JAN 01, 2013

Park, Jean-Luc; Anqing Shi Disclosed

Measuring jobs from micro, small, and medium-size enterprises financed by IFC client financial institutions (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC) surveyed 34 banks in 25 countries in all six regions, which account for about 10 percent of financial markets department Million Micro, Small, and Medium-Size Enterprises (MSMEs) reach reporting portfolio. ... See More +

Brief 81996 JAN 01, 2013

Khodakivska, Alla Disclosed

Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC) : micro-case study of job creation effects (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC) has supported Sri Lanka's largest private bank, the Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC), since 2003. IFC has provided equity, advisory services, and support for loans to small and medium-size enterprises. ... See More +

Brief 82027 OCT 01, 2012

Urenda, Luz Leyva Disclosed

Estimating employment effects of Powerlinks Transmission Limited Project in India and Bhutan (English)

In 2003 International Finance Corporation (IFC) committed a loan of US $75 million to Powerlinks Transmission Limited (PTL) a joint venture company, to construct power transmission lines that helped evacuate hydropower from Bhutan to a number of States in north and east India. ... See More +

Working Paper 81998 SEP 01, 2012

Datta, Namita; Timilsina, Govinda; Khanna, Mahima; Massuet, Ferran Casadevall Disclosed

The pursuit of complete financial inclusion : the KGFS model in India (English)

Alakudi is a remote farming village near the southernmost tip of India in Tamil Nadu State. It would take 30 minutes or more by foot to reach the nearest dilapidated bank branch, though most Alakudi residents have never bothered to make the trip. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89805 MAY 01, 2012

Ananth, Bindu ; Chen, Gregory ; Rasmussen, Stephen Spanish Disclosed

Volume growth and valuation contraction : global microfinance equity valuation survey 2012 (English)

Toward the end of 2010, the asset quality of many microfinance institutions (MFIs) began to recover from a crisis of client over indebtedness and unsustainable growth, particularly in India, Bosnia, and Nicaragua.1 During 2011 and into 2012, this recovery continued to bring higher microfinance equity transaction volumes.2 Based on the responses gathered in this year’s survey, the private equity (PE) markets experienced an important increase in deal activity from the slower pace recorded in 2010. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89806 MAY 01, 2012

Glisovic, Jasmina ; González, Henry ; Saltuk, Yasemin ; Rozeira de Mariz, Frederic Spanish Disclosed

The pursuit of complete financial inclusion : the KGFS model in India : La búsqueda de la inclusión financiera completa El modelo de KGFS en India (Spanish)

Alakudi is a remote farming village near the southernmost tip of India in Tamil Nadu State. It would take 30 minutes or more by foot to reach the nearest dilapidated bank branch, though most Alakudi residents have never bothered to make the trip. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89805 MAY 01, 2012

Ananth, Bindu ; Chen, Gregory ; Rasmussen, Stephen English Disclosed

Volume growth and valuation contraction : global microfinance equity valuation survey 2012 : Crecimiento del volumen y contracción de la valuación : Estudio mundial sobre la valuación del capital social en las microfinanzas 2012 (Spanish)

Toward the end of 2010, the asset quality of many microfinance institutions (MFIs) began to recover from a crisis of client over indebtedness and unsustainable growth, particularly in India, Bosnia, and Nicaragua.1 During 2011 and into 2012, this recovery continued to bring higher microfinance equity transaction volumes.2 Based on the responses gathered in this year’s survey, the private equity (PE) markets experienced an important increase in deal activity from the slower pace recorded in 2010. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89806 MAY 01, 2012

Glisovic, Jasmina ; González, Henry ; Saltuk, Yasemin ; Rozeira de Mariz, Frederic English Disclosed

Access finance (March 2010) (English)

Access finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. This newsletter include: trends in the average cost of migrant remittance services; the global average total cost for migrant remittances has reduced since 2008; payment systems; nonbank financial institutions (leasing, housing finance, insurance); collateral registries/secured lending; and inclusive financial systems. ... See More +

Newsletter 56584 JUN 01, 2010

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Access finance (March 2010) (English)

Access finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. This newsletter include: know your borrower: the case for microfinance credit reporting; increasing access to finance through the modernization of secured transactions systems and collateral registries; moving ahead: the role of International Financial Institutions (IFIS) and donors; legal and regulatory framework; payment systems; inclusive financial systems; on-Bank financial institutions (leasing, housing finance, insurance); credit reporting; and collateral registries/secured lending. ... See More +

Newsletter 54374 MAR 01, 2010

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Access finance (January 2010) (English)

Access finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. This newsletter include: International Finance Corporation's (IFC) small-medium enterprise (SME) banking knowledge guide; measuring access to financial services; payment systems; remittances; Inclusive financial systems; non-Bank financial institutions (leasing, housing finance, insurance); credit reporting; and collateral registries/secured lending. ... See More +

Newsletter 53040 JAN 01, 2010

Teima, Ghada O.; Ramsden, Neil Philip; Mirmulstein, Melina Laura; Disclosed

Access finance (October 2009) (English)

Access finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. This newsletter include: financial infrastructure: building access through transparent and stable financial systems; mainstreaming health insurance for the poor: the case of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in India; payment systems; remittances; inclusive financial systems; non-Bank financial institutions (leasing, housing finance, insurance); credit reporting; and collateral registries/secured lending. ... See More +

Newsletter 51693 OCT 01, 2009

Randhawa, Bikki; Search; Leila; Disclosed

Access finance (June 2009) (English)

Access finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. The four key pillars highlighted are: inclusive financial systems, credit reporting and collateral registries, non-bank financial institutions (leasing, housing finance, and insurance), payment systems and remittances. ... See More +

Newsletter 49196 JUN 01, 2009

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Access finance (April 2009) (English)

Access finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. The five key pillars highlighted are: inclusive financial systems, credit reporting and collateral registries, non-bank financial institutions (leasing, housing finance, and insurance), payment systems, and remittances. ... See More +

Newsletter 49195 APR 01, 2009

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Access finance (January 2009) (English)

Access finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. The four key pillars highlighted are: inclusive financial systems, credit reporting, payment systems, and remittances. ... See More +

Newsletter 47434 JAN 01, 2009

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Access finance (November 2008) (English)

Access finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. The four key pillars highlighted are: inclusive financial systems; credit reporting; payment systems; and remittances. ... See More +

Newsletter 46971 NOV 01, 2008

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Access finance (September 2008) (English)

In this issue: Inclusive financial systems. Credit reporting. Payment systems. Remittances.

Newsletter 46970 SEP 01, 2008

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Access finance (June 2008) (English)

In this issue: Leasing in developing countries: International Finance Corporation (IFC) experience and lessons learned. Credit guarantees - experiences and lessons. ... See More +

Newsletter 44989 JUN 01, 2008

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Access finance (April 2008) (English)

In this issue: Private credit reporting - the case of Morocco. Inclusive financial systems. Credit reporting. Payment systems. Remittances.

Newsletter 44141 APR 01, 2008

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Access finance (January 2008) (English)

In this issue: The World Bank global payment systems survey. Inclusive financial systems. Payment systems. Credit reporting. Remittances.

Newsletter 44395 JAN 01, 2008

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Access Finance (English)

Access Finance is a bi-monthly newsletter which disseminates information on improving access to financial services. The four key pillars highlighted are: inclusive financial systems, credit Reporting, payment systems and remittances. ... See More +

Newsletter 41889 NOV 01, 2007

Disclosed

Access Finance (September 2007) (English)

In this issue: Financing Micro and Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) around the world. Developing credit reporting in Africa -- opportunities and challenges. ... See More +

Newsletter 41888 SEP 01, 2007

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Access Finance (June 2007) (English)

In this issue: Access to finance -- an unfinished agenda. Inclusive financial systems. Credit reporting. Payment systems. Remittances.

Newsletter 41887 JUN 01, 2007

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Access Finance (April 2007) (English)

In this issue: Making finance work for Africa. Inclusive financial systems. Credit reporting. Payment systems. Remittances.

Newsletter 40391 APR 01, 2007

Randhawa, Bikki [editor]; Cholmondeley, Melina; Mirmulstein, Melina Disclosed

Access Finance (February 2007) (English)

This issue of Access Finance has one highlighted article: Postal financial services and financial inclusion. This article deals with the problem that the majority of people in developing countries are excluded from access to basic financial services. ... See More +

Newsletter 38964 FEB 01, 2007

Porteous, David; Huynh, Isabelle Disclosed

Access Finance (December 2006) (English)

This issue of Access Finance has one highlighted article: The role of factoring for small and medium sized enterprises (SME) finance. This article shows that factoring is a comprehensive financial service that includes credit protection, accounts receivable bookkeeping, collection services and financing. ... See More +

Newsletter 38963 DEC 01, 2006

Klapper, Leora Disclosed

International remittances : issues for action (English)

The flow of funds from migrant workers back to their families in their home country is an important source of income in many developing economies: for some individual recipient countries, remittances can be as high as a third of GDP. ... See More +

Newsletter 38962 OCT 01, 2006

Andreassen, Ole E.; Cirasina, Massimo

Commercial bank downscaling : lessons from experience (English)

Access to finance is often raised in World Bank Enterprise Surveys as one of the top three constraints. This constraint is particularly acute for small businesses. ... See More +

Newsletter 38961 OCT 01, 2006

Ferrari, Aurora; Jaffrin, Guillemente Sidonie

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Mozambique - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (insurance, private pensions and securities) (Vol. 2) : Comparison with good practices (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 103333 Working Paper
Mozambique - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (insurance, private pensions and securities) : Key findings and recommendations (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 103333 Working Paper
The art of the responsible exit in microfinance equity sales (English)
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APR 01, 2014 80540 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance : Instituciones de microfinanzas totalmente nuevas en Africa al sur del Sahara : un modelo para promover el acceso al financiamiento (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2014 67997 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French, English
Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 67997 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, French
Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance : Les IMF entierement nouvelles en Afrique subsaharienne : un modele commercial pour promouvoir l'acces au financement (French)
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FEB 01, 2014 67997 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, English
Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Arabic, French
Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture : Financial Access 2012 : Vers un état des lieux plus précis (French)
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JUN 01, 2013 89804 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, English
Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture : Acceso financiero 2012 : Hacia un panorama más completo (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2013 89804 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French, English
Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) : Les taux d'interet du microcredit et leurs facteurs determinants (2004-2011) (French)
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JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Arabic, English
Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (Arabic)
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JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French, English
Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 89804 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, French
Measuring the job creation effects of IFC-supported private equity funds (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81997 Brief
Measuring jobs from micro, small, and medium-size enterprises financed by IFC client financial institutions (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81996 Brief
Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC) : micro-case study of job creation effects (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 82027 Brief
Estimating employment effects of Powerlinks Transmission Limited Project in India and Bhutan (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 81998 Working Paper
The pursuit of complete financial inclusion : the KGFS model in India (English)
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MAY 01, 2012 89805 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
Volume growth and valuation contraction : global microfinance equity valuation survey 2012 (English)
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MAY 01, 2012 89806 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
The pursuit of complete financial inclusion : the KGFS model in India : La búsqueda de la inclusión financiera completa El modelo de KGFS en India (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2012 89805 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Volume growth and valuation contraction : global microfinance equity valuation survey 2012 : Crecimiento del volumen y contracción de la valuación : Estudio mundial sobre la valuación del capital social en las microfinanzas 2012 (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2012 89806 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Access finance (March 2010) (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56584 Newsletter
Access finance (March 2010) (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 54374 Newsletter
Access finance (January 2010) (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 53040 Newsletter
Access finance (October 2009) (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 51693 Newsletter
Access finance (June 2009) (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 49196 Newsletter
Access finance (April 2009) (English)
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APR 01, 2009 49195 Newsletter
Access finance (January 2009) (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 47434 Newsletter
Access finance (November 2008) (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 46971 Newsletter
Access finance (September 2008) (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 46970 Newsletter
Access finance (June 2008) (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44989 Newsletter
Access finance (April 2008) (English)
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APR 01, 2008 44141 Newsletter
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JAN 01, 2008 44395 Newsletter
Access Finance (English)
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NOV 01, 2007 41889 Newsletter
Access Finance (September 2007) (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 41888 Newsletter
Access Finance (June 2007) (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 41887 Newsletter
Access Finance (April 2007) (English)
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APR 01, 2007 40391 Newsletter
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FEB 01, 2007 38964 Newsletter
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DEC 01, 2006 38963 Newsletter
International remittances : issues for action (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 38962 Newsletter
Commercial bank downscaling : lessons from experience (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 38961 Newsletter