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June 17, 2019
Results-Based Financing (RBF) is a funding modality increasingly used to enhance the effectiveness of development spending. By tying funding to pre-...
January 30, 2018
The launch of the Cameroon Cataract Development Impact Loan—a Development Impact Bond (DIB) to provide cataract surgery services via a social...
October 24, 2013
The OECD Development Centre and its Global Network of Foundations Working for Development (netFWD), the Center for Global Development (CGD) and the...
October 7, 2013
The landscape of development finance is rapidly changing as private investment, private philanthropy, and developing countries’ domestic revenues are...
September 11, 2013
On June 5th the Development Impact Bond Working Group launched a consultation draft of their report at an event to coincide with the G8 Social...