Overview of the Remittance Access Initiative (RAI): Enhancing remittance access in Africa

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Since 2020, IFAD through the FFR conducted remittances diagnostic studies in seven countries: Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, the Gambia, Ghana, Morocco and Senegal.  The diagnostics revealed that Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) were unintentionally acting as impediments to remittance access, specifically for low-income, rural households and women.

The objective of programme initiative is to enhance remittance access opportunities for low-income, rural households, and women.

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Focus RegionAfrica
TopicRemittance families and development
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