Publicly-backed Private Finance

Maria Jose Romero

A Private Affair: Shining a light on the shadowy institutions giving public support to private companies and taking over the development agenda

Development finance has changed substantially over the past decade. This report covers the main findings of Eurodad’s programme of research on Development Finance Institutions.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
Jan Van de Poel

Private finance for development unravelled

This report assesses the portfolios of six of the largest multilateral and bilateral Development Finance Institutions (DFI) that are providing support to private investments in developing countries, highlighting the main features of DFI operations, as well as their potential strengths and weaknesses

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
Maria Jose Romero

A dangerous blend? The EU’s agenda to ‘blend’ public development finance with private finance

The EU’s blending agenda is supported by a narrative that focuses on bringing the private sector to the centre of its development strategies. However, it is also a convenient excuse for donors to give less ODA. In this report, we examine EU blending mechanisms in the context of a broader EU blending agenda.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance