Blended Finance: Understanding its potential for Agenda 2030
Financing the ambitious Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be an enormous undertaking, with a funding gap in developing countries estimated at between US$1.9 trillion and US$3.1 trillion each year between now and 2030. Substantial additional nancial resources from both domestic and international sources need to be mobilised, and attention has turned to how to make this happen.
This report is about blended finance or the use of public funds to de-risk or ‘leverage’ private investments in development. It has been presented by donors and development finance institutions (DFIs) as having the potential to provide at least part of the solution. More .......