First National Remittance Task Force meeting: Effects of COVID-19 crisis in The Gambia

Event typeonline
Apr 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
 > Apr 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
TopicMarket insights
Focus RegionAfrica
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The meeting discussed expert insights on the impacts:

  • Global impact insights
  • Regional impact insight
  • Gambian remittance market insights

Key insights from all sectors (public and private) with a thematic focus on:

a) Diaspora and remittance families: what is the impact of the crisis on the migrants’ families and how to respond to the
needs of senders and beneficiaries;
b) Private Sector’s response: measures taken by the private sector to maintain remittances flow;
c) Enabling environment: measures taken by the public sector to stem the crisis and minimize the effects;
d) Digitalization: how to promote an alternative ecosystem for migrants and their families.

PRIME Africa programme updates from FFR.
Moving towards digitalization of services presentation from UNCDF.

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