Financial sector development

The link between financial sector deepening and pro-poor growth is now widely accepted.  Translating concepts such as ‘finance for growth’ into meaningful action, however, remains a challenge. Financial inclusion and financial access policies need to account for local contexts, institutions and financial sector capacity. To be effective, innovative branchless banking models and rural financial services schemes need to be transparent and trusted by the customer. 
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Financial sector development

The link between financial sector deepening and pro-poor growth is now widely accepted.  Translating concepts such as ‘finance for growth’ into meaningful action, however, remains a challenge. Financial inclusion and financial access policies need to account for local contexts, institutions and financial sector capacity. To be effective, innovative branchless banking models and rural financial services schemes need to be transparent and trusted by the customer.