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“New World Bank Group Report Charts Road Map for Financial Inclusion” – World Bank Group – November 11, 2013

According to an feature story published on November 11, 2013 by the World Bank Group ,”Low-income populations benefit the most from technological innovations such as mobile payments, mobile banking, and borrower identification based on fingerprinting and iris scans, according to a new World Bank Group report. That’s because those innovations make financial services cheaper and easier to access for […]

Lighting Africa – Catalyzing markets for modern off-grid lighting – IFC and World Bank – November 11, 2013

According to the program internet site, “(l)ighting Africa is a joint IFC and World Bank program that works towards improving access to better lighting in areas not yet connected to the electricity grid.  Lighting Africa catalyzes and accelerates the development of sustainable markets for affordable, modern off-grid lighting solutions for low-income households and micro-enterprises across […]