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Latest blog posts
Is using ODA for blending a good use of scarce concessional resources?
Blended finance is dominating international development financing discourse. This blog breaks down the possibilities and limits to this financial resource.
Will blended finance lead to private sector growth in developing countries?
Donors facing pressure to scale up blended finance investments to plug the Sustainable Development Goal funding gap for the Sustainable Development Goals.
New principles for DAC donors on blended finance
DI's Cornelia Lonsdale reviews the OECD DAC's new guidance on blended finance for development - including what they got right, and what should happen next.
Why transparency and accountability should be a principle of good blended finance
In the case of blended finance, we really do need more transparency and accountability. Why? This blog by Cordelia Lonsdale explores two reasons