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Development finance

  1. Devex Opinion: How DFIs could do billions more with their money

  2. Tapping the potential of borrower-led multilateral development banks

    Working papers

  3. What is missing from the World Bank’s Evolution Roadmap? Six priorities for management and shareholders

  4. International macroeconomics and development in 2023: four priority actions

  5. What next for development effectiveness in a post-aid world?

  6. Development narratives in a post-aid era: Reflections on implications for the global effectiveness agenda

    Working papers

  7. Making the best use of MDBs’ $2 trillion in callable capital

  8. Fixing the education financing trap: persuasions, promises and prospects beyond the UN Transforming Education Summit

  9. Maximising DFI impact in the era of climate change

  10. An exploration of bilateral development finance institutions’ business models

    Working papers

  11. AfDB’s new Room2Run highlights opportunities and questions about MDB risk transfer

  12. Old wine in new bottles? China, the G7 and the new infrastructure geopolitics

  13. Multilateral development banks need a bolder vision and urgent reform to tackle the climate crisis

  14. Providing climate finance in the context of a looming debt crisis

  15. Supporting the underdogs: African public development banks and the Finance in Common movement

  16. What’s next for the multilateral development banks in the face of the climate crisis?

  17. Donors, implementing agencies and DFI/PDB cooperation – The case of the UK: BII and FCDO


  18. MSME-led private sector development in contexts of conflict, fragility and displacement


  19. Trends and disruptors in multilateral finance: looking ahead with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank


  20. Weathering the storm: African public development banks’ response to Covid-19 and their recovery role

    Working papers