AGFUND Commits to Inject $ 1 Billion into Microfinance Industry, Reach 20 Million Beneficiaries

AGFUND Commits to Inject $ 1 Billion into Microfinance Industry, Reach 20 Million Beneficiaries

Tuesday 1438/7/21 – 2017/04/18

Geneva, Rajab 21, 1438, Apr 18, 2017, SPA — The 5th AGFUND Development Forum in Geneva kicked off its works here today under the patronage of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz, President of Arab Gulf Development Program (AGFUND).
The Forum’s activities started with an international symposium entitled “The Role of Microfinance and Financial Inclusiveness in Achieving United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development 2030” with participation of 100 specialists from 22 countries.
The Forum shed light on the financial inclusion’s role in poverty alleviation by integrating the poor into the financial system as the main focus of the symposium.
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