[Virtual Panel] Global Remittances and Prospects for Macro economic Growth
Remittances posted an unexpected increase in some regions, including Latin America and the Caribbean, during the pandemic and 2020 recession. Co-sponsored by the International Fund for Agricultural Development, this panel addressed the effect of remittances on economic growth and digital finance in 2021 as the world moves toward recovery.
Leon Isaacs, CEO, DMA Global
Manuel Orozco, Director, Center for Migration and Economic Stabilization, Creative Associates International
Ismail Ahmed, Chairman, WorldRemit
Pedro de Vasconcelos, Director, Remittance Finance Facility, International Fund for Agricultural Development
Maria Bibiana Botero, Director, Client Inclusion Strategy, Bancolombia
This panel was held Feb. 26, 2021.