Invitation for proposal to facilitate an exposure visit for senior board members

The Association of Ethiopian Microfiannce Institutions (AEMFI) is planning to organize an exposure visit to its senior board members and programme managers.

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Why Social Performance Management is important

By managing both their social and financial performance MFIs can be effective in achieving their social and financial performance MFIs can be effective in achieving their social mission and growing into sustainable businesses.

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Author: Dr. Wolday Amha
Date: 01.01.2008
Type: ECA Reports and Publications

Good governance involves effective guidance of MFI board members to guide the management team through the effective implementation of the regulatory framework of National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) and develop systems and procedures which provide proper governance and adequately mitigate risk. The regulators in Ethiopia have provided clear directives which focus on governance and management by introducing strict licensing and minimum capital requrements, capital adequacy rules, fiduciary responsiblities and standards regarding owners, directors and executives managers of MFIs; In addition, regulators have further provided guidelines on risk management, which affects their entire performance. MFIs face problems related with governance, emanating from internal and external factors that threaten their operational and financial sustainablity.....

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