Migration, Remittances and Financial Inclusion: Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment

This report looks at current and future possibilities for women’s economic empowerment through increased financial inclusion, by adopting a gender

GFRID 2017 Recommendations

On 15 and 16 June 2017, on the occasion of the International Day of Family Remittances, over 350 practitioners from the

Remittances, investments and the Sustainable Development Goals

Remittances can contribute to reaching the SDGs in a variety of ways. This short guide presents how remittances are linked

Sending Money Home: Contributing to the SDGs, One Family at a Time

This report provides data and analysis of remittances and migration trends for developing countries over the past decade, as well

Innovating financial inclusion: postal savings system revisited

Mobilizing domestic financial resources like savings is crucial for Asia’s developing economies. Savings are important because they permit investment, which in

Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016

The Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016 provides a comprehensive picture of emigration, immigration, and remittance flows for 214 countries and

Diaspora matters in Somalia

Recent operations in Somalia showed that diaspora not only matters, but it can make a real difference in the sustainable

Remittance-linked savings for rural Sri Lankan women

This IFAD project facilitated access to remittances in rural areas and allowed savings and employment creation for many women of

Azerbaijan: leveraging postal network for financial and social inclusion

This paper provides a brief overview of the postal network reform in Azerbaijan and transformation of Azerpost, Azerbaijan’s state postal

Insurance Mechanisms to Protect Migrants Caught in Countries Experiencing Crises

This brief explores the extent to which insurance may play a useful role in mitigating migrants’ risks before, during, or