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An estimated $2.5 billion in additional annual investment is necessary to fully achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in developing countries. In order to spur more desperately-needed funding from the private sector, innovative tools like blended finance and aggregation vehicles are now being deployed. However, greater global cooperation is necessary - particularly as a new cast of donor countries emerges, often with geopolitical and geo-economic goals that differ from those of traditional, mostly Western incumbents. Inclusive Finance refers to a shift in the finance space to serve previously marginalized and underbanked individuals. The international pooling of development projects can create new opportunities for private investors. These countries are a crucial testing ground for the potential of international development finance. These countries are a crucial testing ground for the potential of international development finance. Mixing public and private capital creates a more sustainable pool of development funding. Governments and international institutions can play a critical role in transitioning development finance away from foreign aid. Development “hardware” forms the core of long-term economic progress. The rise of emerging donor countries has drawn a line under diverging global interests. Finance apps allow users to make eco-friendly decisions.

Development Finance

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Development Finance