A sharp decline in public and private funding for key economic growth sectors and basic infrastructure is creating huge gaps in long-term finance for development.
Attracting private sector finance and investment is necessary to help the world meet global development goals.
We help countries address this challenge by designing and implementing:
- innovative financial instruments and capital markets solutions to close their financing gaps
- targeted policy and regulatory interventions to create an environment conducive to developing a robust, resilient, and inclusive financial sector.
A well-developed financial sector that enables long-term financing for countries’ strategic sectors– government, corporates, physical infrastructure & housing, and agricultural SMEs – is crucial for inclusive economic growthand for achieving the World Bank Group’s twin goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity.
We specifically work in these areas: