Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Opinion - Sony Kapoor

DFIs should expand, but cannot fill SDG funding gap

The current fad in the world of international aid is all about moving from “billions to trillions” through the mobilisation of private capital combined with blending for impact investing. Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) can and should expand and blending can help. But even with the best of intentions and efforts, DFIs will not be able to plug anything more than a fraction of the SDG funding gap.

Sony Kapoor is Director of the think tank Re-Define.

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