Financial inclusion: promising avenues for South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
Chair: Kevin Watkins
Speakers: William Smith, Lucy Scott (ODI), Maria May (BRAC), panellists from Nigeria and Tanzania (tbc)
This panel discussion reviews new research and policy guidance on financial inclusion in South Asia; a draft Chronic Poverty Advisory Network policy guide focused on getting savings and insurance to work for the poorest; and the latest work and research on financial inclusion from BRAC.
There will be three presentations from ODI and BRAC, commentaries from practitioners or policy makers, and a structured panel discussion.