The African Development Bank has allocated $320,000 in grant funding to mainstream gender in the digital financial operations of the Economic Community of West African States
The African Development Bank‘s Board of Directors has given the West African Monetary Agency a $320, 535 grant to mainstream gender in ECOWAS’ core digital financial services (DFS) regulatory frameworks.
The funds will be used to perform a gender disparity study of a range of WAMA initiatives, including financial inclusion, gender disaggregation data analytics, digital payment services and technology, and digital identity.
The three-year project will have an effect on 350 million people in all 15 ECOWAS countries.
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