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The Project for the ‘Promotion of the Microfinance Sector in the MENA Region (MFMR)’ aims to improve the framework conditions for microfinance in the Middle East and North Africa. In doing so, a greater number of people and businesses will benefit from a broader range of responsibly provided financial services.

The programme assists policy makers and regulators in Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian Territories in financial inclusion matters and in strengthening the legal and regulatory framework for the microfinance sector. The programme promotes regional dialogue and supports Sanabel, the Microfinance Network of Arab Countries, in the delivery of services for microfinance institutions.

The programme is implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union.

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23 Aug 2016

EFSA introduces new draft bills for insurance supervision regulation and control

Investment Minister Dalia Khorshid reviewed the legislative agenda and measures for non-banking financial services with Sherif Samy, the chairperson of Egyptian ...

22 Aug 2016

Press Release: New IFC Report Aims to Boost Lending to Very Small Enterprises in the Arab World

A new study from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has found that although very small enterprises (VSEs) represent a substantial market opportunity for microfinance ...