Impact Investing in Africa

Overview

Impact investing in growing in Africa. It takes many forms, including private equity, microfinance, government funds, and others. There is a need for stronger capacity to assess impact for accountability and learning.

Focus on South Africa

Focus on Ghana

 

Selected Publications

UNECA (2015): Innovative Financing for the Economic Transformation of Africa

Brookings Institution (2015): Financing African Infrastructure

Bridges Ventures and Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (2014): Investing for Impact: A Strategy of Choice for African Policymakers

 

Market Mapping Survey of West Africa (Global Impact Investment Network and Dalberg, 2015)

 

Market Mapping Survey of East Africa (Global Impact Investment Network and Open Capital, 2015)

 

Market Mapping Survey of Southern Africa (Global Impact Investment Network and Open Capital, 2016)