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Financial inclusion: promising avenues for South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

Date
Time (GMT +00) 11:00 13:00
​Chair: Kevin Watkins

Speakers: William Smith, Lucy Scott (ODI), Maria May (BRAC), panellists from Nigeria and Tanzania (tbc)

Description

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.