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New website and newsletter of MAIN

We are pleased to announce that our member MAIN (African Microfinance Institution Networks) has launched its new website.

MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) is an international non profit making association established in 1995 through the initiative of several institutions with long experience in microfinance and/or promoting microentreprises in Africa.

40 years of GLS Bank: "Regulation is not enough – the financial crisis must be dealt with by every member of the society"

40 years anniversary party of the GLS Bank in Bochum

Bochum, 23 June 2014 – Speaking in Bochum, former German president Horst Köhler criticizes the financial sector / Norbert Lammert, president of the German Bundestag, calls for fairer income distribution / GLS CEO Jorberg: “We need to set a new course in banking”

Newsletter of solidarity economy - 102

Newsletter of the senegalese portal on microfinance

News about a conference on responsible finance in Dakar, the Forum "Making finance work for Africa", the SEEP network on responsible finance and the Caisse Dujardin.

Read more here (in french) 

News from MCE Conseils

Logo MCE Conseils

In spring 2014 MCE Conseils terminated a couple of projects, continued to accompany some associations and received an important mandate. Among others to name is the new public market in Longueuil (a district near the headquarters of MCE Conseils in Quebec/ Canada) that opened after establishing a cooperation between the municipality of Longeuil and the association of vegetable producers of Quebec. MCE Conseils had realized the market research and the business plan for this big project.

Accelerating innovative rural finance in Africa

African Microfinance Week

INAISE will be present at this conference in december. You too? If yes: Comme and share your innovative projects! Help us shape the agenda!

Have you been involved in projects that impacted the innovation of rural finance in Africa? Come and share your experiences!

You are invited to share your story and experiences with the participants of the 2nd edition of the African Microfinance Week taking place in Ouagadougou from the 1st until the 5th of December 2014. Please send  your session proposals on the online application form.

The "Rencontres de Financité" in Belgium 5th to 6th of July: Reflecting about Savings

A weekend of reflections about saving, a workshop by our member Financité in Belgium.

More information here 

Seminary on family agriculture and rural finance in Latin America

Forolacfr Seminary on family agriculture and rural finance 13th of August 2014

Save the date: A seminary by our member Forolacfr about family agriculture and rural finance on 13th and 14th of August in Bogota/ Columbia.

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Financing of rural producers in Peru

Good news: The Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) finances – through our member Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito “Fortalecer” – 1.500 rural producers, especially women. Read more here.

 

Boletín de Noticias - FOROLACFR - 2014 n°3

Boletín de Noticias - FOROLACFR - 2014 n°3

http://forolacfr.org/boletines/2014_n_03

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