Is Microfinance an effective tool for the poorest? Can new models help reach poorer clients?
|Theme||EuropeAid Development and Cooperation DG and CGAP|
|Speaker||1. Introduction by Stefania Zaninello, EU-ACP Microfinance Programme Manager, Centralised operations for the ACP countries Unit, EuropeAid Development and Cooperation DG, European Commission; 2. Syed Hashemi, Senior Microfinance specialist; 3. Aude de Montesquiou, Microfinance Analyst, CGAP|
This session will share lessons learned from implementation and research of ten pilots in the CGAP-Ford Foundation Graduation Program, a global effort to understand how safety nets, livelihoods and microfinance can be sequenced to creata pathways for the poorest out of extreme poverty