SDG2: Zero Hunger Announced as the First Future Job-Creating Ecosystem in TwentyforGood Initiative

Digital Frontiers Launches TwentyforGood to Direct 20% of Future Jobs Towards Solving the World’s Greatest Challenges.  Digital Frontiers recently launched “TwentyforGood,” a transformative multi-stakeholder movement with a clear mission: to direct at least 20% of the world’s future workforce towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) innovations. This initiative aims to equip individuals with the necessary skills […]

Digital Frontiers Appoints Xavier Martin as Chief Operating Officer as of 1 January 2024

Digital Frontiers is pleased to announce the appointment of Xavier Martin as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).  Xavier Martin, who has been serving as DFI Division Director at Digital Frontiers since November 2016, brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in leadership and strategic management. His impressive career includes roles such […]

Driving Change Towards Gender Equality: The Gender Equality Changemakers Programme

The call for gender equality change agents in organisations worldwide has never been louder, and in response to this growing demand, the Gender Equality Changemakers (GEC) programme was born. Developed to mobilise a network of competent changemakers, the GEC programme envisions accelerating progress towards gender equality within African organisations, with plans to expand its reach […]

Strengthening Financial Inclusion through the Digital Financial Inclusion Supervision (DFIS) Programme

Financial Sector Authorities (FSAs), including regulators, supervisors, and policymakers, play a crucial role in shaping the financial landscape and ensuring the stability and inclusivity of financial systems. But their capacity-building needs are often overlooked. Recognising this gap, Digital Frontiers, in collaboration with Toronto Centre and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) with support […]

How the Instant & Inclusive Payment Systems Programme is Driving Development and Innovation

In today’s rapidly evolving financial landscape, inclusive and efficient payment systems are crucial for fostering financial inclusion and driving economic growth. Recognising this need, the Instant and Inclusive Payment Systems (IIPS) programme was developed with the aim of making payment systems more accessible, inclusive, and efficient for both formal and informal economic actors. By enhancing […]

Unleashing the Power of Digital Finance: The Impact of the Digital Frontiers CDFP Programme

In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, the digital finance industry has witnessed a transformative shift. The integration of digital financial services into traditional banking systems has not only improved access to financial services but also fostered financial inclusion for underserved populations in low- and middle-income countries. And Digital Frontiers’ Certified Digital Financial Practitioner […]

If We Fail To Secure Financial Inclusion For African Women, It’s A No-grow Future

There is a shared truth among women living across Africa’s 54 economies: for the wealth of the continent to bloom, they must be financially included, writes Tariro Nyimo, Head of Stakeholder Engagement and Strategic Fundraising at Digital Frontiers – a non-profit organisation that develops gender equality and financial inclusion capacity-building programmes, to help Africa achieve the […]

Africa’s Reskilling Crisis: Navigating the Path to Digital Readiness and Equitable Progress

Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) issued its Future of Jobs report, a comprehensive study that carries profound implications for educators, employers, and policymakers across the globe, with a particularly urgent message for Africa. As we stand at the intersection of technological advancement and workforce evolution, the reskilling crisis looms large, demanding immediate […]

Navigating Digital Public Infrastructure: A Path to Inclusive Digital Finance and beyond

In an era of rapid technological advancement and digital transformation, the emergence of new concepts is often met with scepticism. One such term that’s recently gained prominence is Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI), with many asking: is this a useful category or simply a captivating diversion, asks David Porteous, Founder and CEO at Integral: Governance Solutions.   […]

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