sovereign wealth funds https://blogs.worldbank.org/growth/taxonomy/term/2135/all en Resource-Backed Investment Finance in Least Developed Countries https://blogs.worldbank.org/growth/resource-backed-investment-finance-least-developed-countries <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img alt="" src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7141/6836352349_7d9ef02c15.jpg" style="float:right; height:225px; width:300px" />In recent decades, <a href="https://www.globalfinance.mu/flip/book.swf#p=78" rel="nofollow">Least Developed Countries</a> (LDCs) have been using their natural-resources as collateral to access sources of finance for investment, countervailing the barriers they face when accessing conventional bank lending and capital markets.  Depending on whom you ask, such financing models have been alternately vilified and sanctified in the global development debate.</div></div></div> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:09:00 +0000 Otaviano Canuto 8865 at https://blogs.worldbank.org/growth