BNM-AFI Member Training on Data and Monitoring and Evaluation for NFIS

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and AFI are organizing a Virtual Member Training on Data and Monitoring and Evaluation for National Financial Inclusion Strategies (NFIS) on 2 - 5 November 2020.

The terminal objective of this virtual member training is that, by using AFI’s knowledge products, the participants will be able to understand the usage of data for each phase of NFIS development within the context of the broader monitoring and evaluation framework. To enable them to achieve this, the learners will be able to:

  • List the different elements (what, who, when, how) of data collection and learn from shared examples its use for decision-making during the design and implementation phases of NFIS;
  • Become familiar with AFI’s Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit and its application in the lifecycle of NFIS; and
  • Deliberate on the cross-cutting issues related to sex disaggregated data and implications of COVID-19 on data collection.

To ensure that all AFI member institutions are able to participate in a time zone that suits them, the event is held in two rounds; Group A and B for three sessions of three hours each.

Group Date Time (UTC)
A 2, 3 and 4 November 2020 03:00 – 06:00
B 3, 4 and 5 November 2020 13:00 – 16:00


The training is intended for senior officials from AFI member institutions who are engaged in designing and enforcing financial inclusion data frameworks, in data collection, analysis and monitoring and evaluation of the NFIS. The training will follow AFI’s model of peer learning and will be led by technical experts from the AFI network, BNM and AFI Management Unit. 

Invitation for nominations has been emailed to AFI focal points of selected AFI member institutions.

Should you have any questions regarding this event or how to participate, please contact Capacity.Building@afi-global.org.