private funding

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


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 […]

Private funding: More transparency would be a good thing for everyone


What’s in a name? In the case of private funding, quite a lot. GHA’s latest report into the private funding of humanitarian assistance finds two key things: Private funding is playing an increasingly important role in international humanitarian assistance – at an estimated US$5.7 billion, it made up almost 30% of all humanitarian financing in […]

Berlin Humanitarian Congress October 2012


Each year Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Médecins du Monde, the German Red Cross, the Berlin Chamber of Physicians and the Charité Universitätsmedizin organise a Humanitarian Congress at the Charité teaching hospital in Berlin. This year the focus was on ethics but there was also a focus on the changing environment and how the humanitarian sector […]

Private funding: Is this trend here to stay?


GHA is releasing a new report today: Private funding: An emerging trend in humanitarian donorship. Over the past three years, GHA has worked to understand the volume of private money in the humanitarian system and how it is used. We have done this by studying the role that delivery agencies play in mobilising private support […]