Achieving the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs) requires a massive increase in investment. The concept of ‘blended finance’ has been developed to describe a set of approaches and mechanisms that seek to mobilise additional investment towards the SDGs, given that existing sources of finance, including grant donors, international financial institutions (IFIs) and development finance institutions (DFIs) are insufficient. The private sector is widely seen as the most feasible source of additional large-scale funding.
ADE has a track record in evaluations and studies in development finance and blending. We keep abreast of the rapid changes within the global development finance landscape, and actively contribute to international thinking on the roles of public, private and blended finance.
ADE is Consortium Leader for the EU Framework Contract on Innovative Financing for Development (DG INTPA FWC SIEA 2018 Lot 6).
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