Friday, January 24, 2020

Nordic panel calls for more private sector aid funds

Policy makers should prioritise infrastructure financing and provide seed money to develop new projects that will kick off private investments in Africa and other poor regions. A key obstacle is tools for sharing risk related to larger projects.

These are among the recommendations of a high-level panel chaired by a former prime minister and four top Nordic business executives. The group presented its report at a gathering of investors and ministry officials in Helsinki hosted by Finnfund.

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