Strategy and Data

Financial Inclusion Data Lab – An Online Training Workshop for the Arab World

Financial Inclusion Data Lab – An Online Training Workshop for the Arab World

The Financial Inclusion Data Lab was delivered as online training course during the week of July 12-16, 2020. As such, it was the first of its kind learning program that provided knowledge, tools, and techniques to apply to the complex challenges of designing and implementing data systems for financial inclusion strategy and policies. The workshop was organized and hosted by the Arab Monetary Fund with support by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) under Financial Inclusion for the Arab Region Initiative (FIARI).

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Better Data, Better Policies: A Framework for Financial Inclusion in the Arab Region

Better Data, Better Policies: A Framework for Financial Inclusion in the Arab Region

The need for evidence-based policies in support of sustainable development is well recognized but there often is a gap between the availability of data and country needs. Collecting data is the first step to reliable information which allows to describe the use and lack of use of appropriate financial services by citizens and businesses in any given economy. Arab countries are taking action to address this gap and collect the financial inclusion data that they need.

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Top