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MM4P - Regulation and Digital Financial Services

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Regulators Study Visit Why regulate Digital Financial Services? What does it bring for users and providers in least developed countries? United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) program Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P), convened a study visit from 10-14 November 2014 in Tanzania for regulators, as part of its efforts to assist in developing regulation for the establishment and/or expansion of Digital Financial Services (DFS) in Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Regulators from Burundi, Ghana, Ethiopia, Lao, Nepal, Uganda and Zambia, visited Tanzania on this study visit organized by MM4P. The study visit was made possible thanks to the kind collaboration and cooperation of the Bank of Tanzania, IFC, Finscope Africa, Tigo, Vodacom, Access Bank and Finca. For more information about the programme MM4P, please visit www.uncdf.org/mm4p