ADB Financial Regulators Training Initiative FRTI

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers endorsed the establishment of the APEC Financial Regulators Training Initiative (FRTI) in May 1998 to strengthen financial supervision and regulation in the region by enhancing the analytical and technical capacity of bank supervisors and securities regulators. The APEC FRTI provides a sustainable, efficient, cost-effective training structure for the junior and mid-level staff of financial supervisory and regulatory agencies and stock and derivative exchanges.

Telecom regulation challenges that impact mobile financial services in UEMOA countries

The Central Bank of West African country wants to develop financial inclusion through mobile and branchless banking.

Market study of Senegalese migrants in Spain and product development of remittance-linked products

Since 2009, PAMECAS, in collaboration with ADA, is promoting the savings of Senegalese migrants. Pamecas wishes to adapt its product and services for migrants residing in Spain.

Implementation and Launch of Mobile Money Services (MMS) in Uganda

Orange needed assistance with the design, implementation, pilot and launch of a new mobile money service in Uganda. A dedicated project manager was seconded by PHB Development to manage the project from inception to completion.

Drafting of a Comprehensive Regulatory Framework for E-Money Namibia

Central Bank of Namibia wanted to develop a regulatory framework for mobile and e-money related services that would enable financial inclusion, whilst ensuring appropriate security for payment systems.