About: blending of funds

Cities & regions 04-12-2015

Utrecht-Leon initiative boosts Nicaraguan city

SPECIAL REPORT / An attractive and colourful new district of León, Nicaragua’s second city, where 20,000 people live, was created thanks to an initiative in cooperation with Utrecht.
Development Policy 06-10-2015

UNCTAD: Forget innovative financing, increase ODA

One of the limitations of the current international financial system is the relative inability to provide desired levels of international finance for development, says a report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) published today (6 October).
Development Policy 02-10-2015

Commission says blending of funds produces ‘huge’ results

A senior European Commission official said that recent experience with the blending of funds, combining grant aid with non-grant resources, has shown results that are “too good”.
[DFID - UK Department for International Development]
Development Policy 12-12-2014

Development NGOs warn EU ministers against their ‘fixation’ with the private sector

EU development ministers met today (12 December) in Brussels and adopted a “perspective” to boost the role of the private sector in the field of development cooperation. But leading NGOs warned that placing the private sector at the centre of EU development policy “shows ministers have failed to acknowledge its limitations”.
Development Policy 07-03-2013

INFOGRAPHIC: Private sector and UNESCO join forces for development

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, is increasing its partnerships with business to launch innovative development projects across the world, EURACTIV has found.