Seminar: "Building Inclusive Financial Sectors and Supportive Legal and Regulato...

Nov 2008
Rome, Italy, November, 03 2008 - The International Development Law Organization -IDLO- is going to host a Seminar in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) named "Building Inclusive Financial Sectors and Supportive Legal and Regulatory Frameworks in East Africa" from November 17th to November 28th.

The seminar will analyze an array of subjects related to microfinance such as a comparison of the existing microfinance legislation and regulatory approaches in the South and East African regions. The course will look at commercialization of the industry and the impact on the poor borrower, as well as consumer protection issues and new methods or innovations in technology to better serve the client. Transformations as well as sources of capital for microfinance entities will be another important part of the course. Furthermore various business entities which can legally provide financial services to the poor, comparing their efficacy, as well as the types of financial products and services that they provide will be analyzed. Land access and contract farming issues in the context of financial services to the rural and agricultural sectors will also be looked at.

All further inquiries please contact:

Ms. Jami Hubbard
Project Manager
+39 06 4040 3200


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