Articles by John Owens
The use of digital financial services will continue to be one of the main drivers for financial inclusion in 2015, says John Owens of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI). He discusses eight interesting trends AFI has noted - both on the technology and policy sides - that should have a direct impact on advancing financial inclusion through digital means this year.
Three Regions, Three Perspectives on Regulating Digital Financial Services: AFI shares regulatory trends from Africa, Latin America and the Pacific islands
The Alliance for Financial Inclusion’s recent Global Policy Forum and Digital Financial Services Working Group meeting gave policymakers the opportunity to share regulatory trends in digital financial inclusion from several regions around the globe. John Owens focuses on perspectives from Africa, Latin America and the Pacific islands.