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UNCDF's expertise and role in the current discussion about possible goals, targets and indicators to guide future development efforts
The SmartAid for Microfinance Index is a tool that measures funders' effectiveness in supporting microfinance
Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is a leading global champion and spokesperson for the essential role of financial services in alleviating poverty and fostering economic growth
Financial Inclusion is increasingly seen as a preferred policy to enable poverty reduction and economic growth. Recent data provided by household-level surveys in the region are reinforcing these policies. The data suggests that financial inclusion does not always follow economic growth but that, conversely, inclusion can help trigger growth.
ASEAN Financial Inclusion for What? goes on to make recommendations about how to achieve financial inclusion in a way that will move both households and small enterprises out of poverty while sustaining growth for the region's 600 million people.
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