Published by
FSD Africa, Mercy Corps

Inclusive financial market development faces new and growing challenges, especially in fragility-affected regions and in protracted crisis. In Sub-Saharan Africa, there are 20 countries currently considered fragile in one way or another and over 19 million people that are either refugees or internally displaced.

The panel explored a series of questions around what is distinctive in financial market systems in crisis and fragile regions, what this means for market facilitators.