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Published on April 19, 2016

CIS for innovation and financial Inclusion: “Mikopo Kisasa”

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3rd CIS conference
Summary

This report captures the highlights of the third regional CIS conference themed “CIS for Innovation and Financial Inclusion – Mikopo Kisasa!”

Highlights include:-

  • Endorsement by policymakers of CIS goals of promoting access to affordable credit in
    the region’s economies;
  • The need for unified legislation to promote increased participation in CIS;
  • The importance of implementation of cross-border data sharing amongst EAC credit
    markets;
  • The need for consumers to reap the benefits of a good credit history;
  • The benefits of using Alternative Dispute Resolution for resolving CIS-related disputes;
  • The value of self-regulation for timely, comprehensive and improved data accuracy;
  • The use of CRB data and tools in banking supervision; and
  • The urgent need to address the skills gap that exists in Africa with regard to data
    analytics.

The report also contains coverage of the Nairobi Business Community Summit.

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