Private Capital for Sustainable Development (Danida, 2016) is a report on the strategies and tools available to donor agencies and their partners to leverage and deploy private capital for sustainable development. Reviewing experience with funds and investment vehicles in the fields of innovative finance and impact investing, the study is intended to inform the future engagement of Danida and other bilateral donor agencies in these fields.


Setting Standards for Evaluating Impact Investing: What Does Africa Want?
Blog post at the Evaluation for Africa website


Mozambique Malaria Performance Bond

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Guardian Article
New York Times Article

Notable Research

The latest Wharton University article The Entrepreneurs Spurring Africa’s Rise

From IDS, the Policy Anticipation, Response and Evaluation, Annotated Bibliography – Evaluating Impact Investing is a new Evidence Report (No 164)

An article about Impact Bonds in the global south

A new report on Finance for Sustainable Energy

A new report from MasterCard Foundation entitled Youth at Work: Building Economic Opportunities for Young People in Africa

A piece on the role of investors entitled Investors need to heed red flags

GIIN‘s new reports on impact investing worldwide: Eyes on the Horizon

Instruments to Catalyze Private Investment, by CGD