February 19, 2019
Nukualofa, Tonga – A new innovative partnership launched today will make it easier for Tongans living in New Zealand and migrant workers to send money home, as well as increase access to other financial services. The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and the Tonga Development Bank (TDB) are working together to increase access of financial...
February 18, 2019
Progressing the fight against climate change is high on the agenda for Pacific island countries, as they are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events. As extreme weather events such as droughts, floods and tropical cyclones increase in frequency and intensity, they place significant stress on societies and natural systems. These events also lead to loss of...
January 18, 2019
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – Distance to the nearest bank and the lack of formal identification has been a major barrier to accessing financial services in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Last year, the Women’s Microbank Ltd. (WMBL) and the United Nations’ Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) embarked on a partnership to develop a new...
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