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10 Sustainable Development Solutions for Asia and the Pacific

10 Sustainable Development Solutions for Asia and the Pacific

June 6, 2017

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This publication shows how change works. It is a collection of 10 transformative development stories for development practitioners. It explains how the featured projects have yielded lasting, far-reaching results, and accelerated early progress on multiple Sustainable Development Goals. The interventions profiled here demonstrate how much can happen when commitment is sustained, and when governments, private...

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Financial programme beneficial, says BPNG 

Financial programme beneficial, says BPNG 

May 31, 2017

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MORE than a million people previously without banking services have been brought into the mainstream banking system through the financial inclusion programmes, says Bank of PNG assistant governor Elizabeth Genia. She said during the Reuben Summerlin Innovation Award ceremony on Monday in Port Moresby that between 2014 and 2015, 1.6 million people had opened accounts...

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PFIP sets up first innovation hub in PNG

PFIP sets up first innovation hub in PNG

May 31, 2017

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The Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) has set up its first innovation hub in the country. The centre is a networking opportunity for PFIP and its partners to discuss development of financial innovation in the Pacific. PFIP program manager Mark Flaming said this is where project models will be developed and tested and validating solutions...

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FinEd award launch

FinEd award launch

April 15, 2017

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THE recently launched first National Financial Education Innovation Awards aims to highlight and celebrate the achievements of teachers and primary schools in Fiji that have actively implemented the FinEd curricula and who have taken the initiative to develop projects that demonstrate real-life applications of good money practices.

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Financial inclusion

Financial inclusion

February 7, 2017

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FINANCIAL literacy is the ability to understand and act when faced with a financial decision and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme has worked with four central banks and departments of statistics to measure financial competency and develop a national financial competency baseline. In response to questions sent to PFIP on their work in the field...

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