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Young Mozambicans create innovative technological solutions to promote the use of and access to financial services in SADC

Young Mozambicans create innovative technological solutions to promote the use of and access to financial services in SADC Creating innovative technological solutions to promote the use of and access to financial services in the Southern African region is a key challenge that unites young people from the member countries of the SADC region. To address

SUPPORTING DATA-DRIVEN INNOVATION AND INVESTMENT IN THE SADC REGION

SADC launches an innovation challenge – Financial inclusion innovation and investment challenge. The challenge will be implemented over a 16-week period, with 8-10 teams selected per country. The countries involved are Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia; and Four winners will be selected from each country. The challenge has 4 thematic areas: Developing solutions for:

UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020

FSDMoç is participating on the UK Africa Investment Summit 2020, the event is taking place in London on 20 January 2020 and is expected to have the participation of 21 African countries. The summit will create new, lasting partnerships that will deliver more investment, jobs and growth. It will bring together UK and African business representatives,

CONVITE PARA PARTICIPAÇÃO NA 2ª EDIÇÃO DO SANDBOX REGULATÓRIO E HUB DE INOVAÇÃO DO BANCO DE MOÇAMBIQUE

O Banco de Moçambique reconhece o forte impacto do avanço tecnológico na expansão do acesso aos serviços financeiros pelo que, dentro da sua actuação como regulador do sistema financeiro, procura criar condições favoráveis para estimular a implementação de soluções inovadoras, incluindo o acompanhamento do progresso dos serviços tecnológicos para o sistema financeiro e a mitigação

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) TO CONDUCT CASE STUDIES ON LESSONS LEARNED AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF FSDMOC PROGRAMME ON ALTERNATIVE SME FINANCE AND INFORMAL FINANCE

The Financial Sector Deepening-Mozambique (FSDMoç), a 6 year (2014 – 2020) program funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. FSDMoç directs its investments and insights to address constraints in the financial market, helping the diversification of Mozambique’s economy and bringing prosperity and economic resilience to Mozambique’s

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) TO CONDUCT A CASE STUDY ON LESSONS LEARNED AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF FSDMOC PROGRAMME ON DFS

The Financial Sector Deepening-Mozambique (FSDMoç), a 6 year (2014 – 2020) program funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. FSDMoç directs its investments and insights to address constraints in the financial market, helping the diversification of Mozambique’s economy and bringing prosperity and economic resilience to Mozambique’s

Workshop: Personal Finance Management – Financial Inclusion Week 2019

As part of the celebrations of the Financial Inclusion Week – FIW, a lecture for young university students on the theme: Personal Finance Management took place on October 21, 2019 at 17h00 at the Eduardo Mondlane University – UEM Innovation Space. The opening act was chaired by Moise Inguane, FSDMoç Operations Director and the lecture

TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR) MICRO-INSURANCE CONSULTING SERVICES (MIC)

The Financial Sector Deepening Moçambique (FSDMoç) is a program funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DfID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). FSDMoç has partnered with the Instituto de Supervisão de Seguros de Moçambique (ISSM) to promote the development of a broad and sustainable micro-insurance ecosystem in Mozambique. The partnership has

TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR) IN-HOUSE CONSULTANT FOR INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT

The Financial Sector Deepening Moçambique (FSDMoç) is a program funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DfID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). FSDMoç established a partnership with the Mozambique Stock Exchange (BVM – Bolsa de Valores de Moçambique), formalized through a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Smart Disruption: Navigating the Opportunities and Risks of Technology Innovations in Financial Inclusion

The Financial Sector Deepening Mozambique (FSDMoç), a program funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Swedish Department for International Development, is launching its Annual Publication “Towards Digital Inclusion to Build More Access, More Usage, More Interaction and Best Ecosystem ”  In this event, FSDMoç has as guest and keynote speaker Dr. Raliat Sunmonu,

FSDMoç launches its Annual Publication 2018/2019

The Financial Sector Deepening Mozambique (FSDMoç), a program funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Swedish Department for International Development, will launch its Annual Publication “Towards Digital Inclusion to Build More Access, More Usage, More Interaction and Best Ecosystem “on May 22, 2019. Event Details: Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Time:

Global Money Week 2019

The Global Money Week (GMW) is an initiative from the Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI) that started in 2012 and since then is an annual financial awareness campaign, built to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship. These year was the 8th edition of the event, and the

Terms Of Reference for a Research House to conduct a repeat survey on financial inclusion in Mozambique

Terms Of Reference for a Research House to conduct a repeat survey on financial inclusion in Mozambique – FinScope Consumer Survey Mozambique 2019 FinMark Trust (FMT) is an independent trust established in 2002 with the objective of making markets work for the poor. Initial core funding was provided by UKaid from the Department for International Development (DFID)

PRESENTATION OF RESULTS THE STUDY ON FINANCING SME’S AND OF THE CAPITAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT IN MOZAMBIQUE

The Financial Sector Deeping Mozambique (FSDMoç), in partnership with Banco BiG Moçambique, SA (Banco BiG), presented on Tuesday 11 December the results of the study “SME Finance and Market Development (Financing SMEs and Capital Market Development in Mozambique )”. Please see below the presentations made on the event.

PRESENTATION OF RESULTS THE STUDY ON FINANCING SME’S AND OF THE CAPITAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT IN MOZAMBIQUE

The Financial Sector Deeping Mozambique (FSDMoç), in partnership with Banco BiG Moçambique, SA (Banco BiG), will present on Tuesday 11 December the results of the study “SME Finance and Market Development (Financing SMEs and Capital Market Development in Mozambique )”. Event Details: Date: December 11, 2018 Time: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Location: Polana Serena

Financial Inclusion Week_List of Webinars

The Financial Inclusion Week is a week of global conversation on the most important steps to advance financial inclusion. It will be one of dozens of events held around the globe from October 29 – November 2, 2018 that will reflect on what our community needs to do to get financial inclusion right and ensure that

Financial Inclusion Week 2018

The Financial Sector Deepening Mozambique – FSDMoç, a program funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and the Swedish Department for International Development (SIDA) in partnership with the Financial Inclusion Center (CFI), will promote the Financial Inclusion Week (FIW), which will run from October 29 to November 2, 2018. This is a

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) TO EVALUATE BANK AND NON-BANK AGENTS ECOSYSTEM AND DISCUSS THE AGENT MODEL SUITABLE FOR MOZAMBIQUE (BANOBAE)

FSDMoç is seeking to hire experts with the main objective of evaluating bank and non-bank agentecosystem and discussing the agent model suitable for Mozambique’s financial sector landscape, andsocial and economic fabric. Please download the attached RFP Below  

TRAINING ON “THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM IN MOZAMBIQUE”

From 25th and 26th July with the support of FSDMoç, the Bank of Mozambique, the Institute of Insurance Supervision of Mozambique, and the Mozambique Stock Exchange took the initiative to carry out a training for the class of Journalists on matters of public interest, namely: Financial Inclusion; Importance of Financial System Stability; Role of Stock

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUSINESS PLAN FOR: SOMA AND E-RECORDING

In 2016, the FSDMoç began implementing the Sustainable Training of Savings Groups (FSGP) under two partnerships, with the aim of improving the quality of Savings Groups (GSs) through the development of digital tools to support training , the training and operations of the GSs. In this context, FSDMoç intends to contract a consultant to develop

Annual Publication 2017/2018 – FSDMOC

Over the past year, FSDMoç worked closely with our partners to better understand the financial behaviour of excluded target markets. Through this process, FSDMoc has generated market insights that are used to inform and develop financial solutions addressing the gaps in policy and regulation.   Please download here the documents:    

What Silicon Valley Gets Right: Using Product Innovation to get Financial Inclusion Results that Matter – Amitabh Saxena

This presentation was made in the FSDMoc Annual Publication in were more than hundred and twenty (120) people among them the UK High-Commissioner, former Governor, FSDMoc cooperation partners, regulators (financial, insurance and telecommunication), banks, insurance and fintech companies representatives, and among others.  

ANNUAL PUBLICATION

The Financial Sector deepening Mozambique (FSDMoç), a program funded by the United Kingdom’s International Development Department and the Swedish International Development Department, will launch its annual publication on 28 June 2018 for the 8 hours in Maputo.   DOWNLOAD PDF EN DOWNLOAD PDF PT

CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES IN MOZAMBIQUE

The conference held on 28 May wants to discuss the issue of increased financial inclusion through the development of a digital financial Services Society (SFD) aiming at increasing banking and improving the Living conditions of the citizens of Mozambique. In fact, the use of digital financial services covers the three pillars of the National strategic

MOZAMBIQUE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES

Mozambique is making headways in the digitizing financial services. According INCM data, internet penetration has been a success the number of subscribers has been increased from 5 million to nearly 15 million accounts among the three registered operators, indicating a substantial adoption between (2009-2017). Beyond mobile money, other digital technologies are being used to improve

PRESS RELEASE: LAUNCH – REGULATORY SANDBOX TO PROMOTE INNOVATION WITH “FINTECHS”

The Bank of Mozambique (BM) and the FSDMoç, today, May 17, in the city of Maputo, will launch the Sandbox Incubator project for financial technologies (FinTechs). The incubator is located in Maputo and is a point of excellence for creating conditions of interaction between the regulator (Central Bank) and FinTechs. The project also has the

2018 Global Money Week (GMW) Celebration

Mozambique as a country joined the Global Money Week (GMW) celebrations in 2014 and this is the second year that FSDMoç has been engaged and supporting the leading partner – Central Bank – towards the same goal of raising awareness about financial education and inclusion for youth. These year theme was “Money Matters Matter”. The

FSDMOÇ RECEIVED ADDITIONAL FUNDING FROM SWEDISH INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION AGENCY (SIDA).

The Financial Sector Deepening Mozambique (FSDMoç) informs the general public that has received an additional £3.5 million in funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The £3.5 million infusion will supplement the £13 million in funding provided by Department for International Development (DFID-UK), and will be used to advance the objectives of FSDMoç

Anne-Marie Chidzero sharing insights of of FSDMoc

Anne-Marie Chidzero sharing insights of of FSDMoc Access Frontier analysis on bank account with audience.@FSDAfrica

Mozambique Credit on the Cusp Infographic

Mozambique Credit on the Cusp Infographic is now out follow the link

ABC of Capital Markets Workshop

ABC of Capital Markets Workshop is happening today at Universidade Pedagogica.@DFID_Moz @sergiodista @HCJKuenssberg.