Financing for development

The role of blended finance in the 2030 Agenda: setting out an analytical approach


The potential role of blended finance – the use of public-sector funds to mobilise private investments for the financing of development projects – has gained increasing interest and recognition from international policy dialogues and recent UN agreements. This includes the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Donors are already pledging to scale up their efforts to […]

USAID/US Advisory Committee on Foreign Aid discussion on financing for development


I was asked to speak at a panel discussion focusing on the third international conference on Financing for Development, which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this July. This is a high-level meeting convened by the UN and will be a major step in the road to a new post-2015 development agenda. The panel […]