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Asian Development Bank signs investment agreement with M-CRIL

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $1.5 million equity investment agreement with Micro-Credit Ratings International Limited (M-CRIL). The investment is a part of ADB’s programme to Strengthen Microfinance Ecosystem in Asia. The agreement was signed by Christine Engstrom, ADB’s Director for Private Sector Operations – Financial Institutions, and Sanjay Sinha, Managing Director of M-CRIL.

ADB News Release, New Delhi, India – 14 February 2017.

M-CRIL’s role in Global Microscope 2016: The Enabling Environment for Financial Inclusion

M-CRIL has undertaken some of the country reviews for this publication over the past three years.  During 2016 the M-CRIL team undertook the country reviews for a number of countries in Asia and Africa. Apart from the country reviews our MD, Mr Sanjay Sinha contributed additional perspectives on the use of inclusive finance accounts and on P2P lending to the Key Findings section.

The complete index, as well as detailed country analysis, can be viewed on www.eiu.com/microscope2016

M-CRIL & EDA in South Asia – Nepal

M-CRIL and EDA have made a major commitment to Nepal which has been an important focus country for our work. We have been active in Nepal since 1988. Our work in Nepal has included

  • MFI ratings& assessments; development of risk management systems and assessment tools
  • Reviews of financial inclusion and the microfinance sector, evaluation of cooperative support programme…
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Publications

M-CRIL Microfinance Review 2014: Risk, regulation & reward

A financial & social analysis, this review is Volume 9 of a series that provides an empirical and analytical chronicle of thehistory of MFIs in India.

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Making the Case for Outcomes Management to Financial Service Providers

What is outcomes management? How do financial service providers use outcomes data?

Author: Frances Sinha, Editor: Amelia Greenberg

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Guidelines on Outcomes Management for Financial Service Providers

Key terms and 10 STEPS for practical, cost-effective, outcomes management

Author: Frances Sinha, Editor: Amelia Greenberg

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