private finance

Will blended finance lead to private sector growth in developing countries?

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Donors are facing increasing pressure to scale up their investments in blended finance in order to mobilise additional commercial finance to plug the funding gap for the Sustainable Development Goals. Clear prominence is being given to the topic at this year’s UN Financing for Development Forum, and it will also feature during the World Bank […]


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

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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 […]