Private sector instruments

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 […]

What next for private sector instruments?


For many years OECD DAC members have invested in the private sector of developing countries, often through development finance institutions (DFIs) – organisations set up by the donors specifically to make and manage such investments. However, much of this support to the private sector was not eligible to be counted as ODA – loans to […]