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This collection of resources from the World Bank Group, partner organizations, and financial sector authorities worldwide provides knowledge and tools for the development and implementation of National Financial Inclusion Strategies (NFIS) and similar instruments.

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Developing and Operationalizing a National Financial Inclusion Strategy : Toolkit

JULY 12, 2018

Developing a national financial inclusion strategy (NFIS) can help countries chart a clear and coordinated path toward greater financial inclusion. This toolkit provides practical guidance on developing and operationalizing a NFIS. The toolkit draws on over 20 country experiences and is informed by the World Bank Group’s role as a technical partner in NFIS development and operationalization in a diverse range of country contexts.

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Materials from the 2018 National Financial Inclusion Strategy Training

JULY 12, 2018

This three-day training guided financial sector authorities from 14 countries through developing and operationalizing a National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS). The training covered the overall NFIS development process, the key content for an NFIS document, and operationalizing an NFIS following its launch. Financial sector experts from the World Bank Group will also provide technical sessions on key NFIS policy areas, including digital payments, fintech, credit infrastructure, financial consumer protection and agricultural finance.


NATIONAL FINANCIAL INCLUSION STRATEGIES: COUNTRY EXAMPLES