The World Federation of Development Financing Institution’s Knowledge Hub (WFDFI_KH) is an online portal that clusters knowledge and resources on development financing across all development intervention areas. It is a free-for all web space where development financing practitioners and enthusiasts could access existing and compelling knowledge products from a wide range of institutions, with diverse structure and procedures, engaged in supporting and promoting development finance and its crosscutting issues in advancing policies, processes, programs, projects and practices for the benefits of their beneficiaries and stakeholders. The two-fold purposes of the WFDFI_KH are shaping and advancing policy and advocacy positions that impact the development of the banking and finance community worldwide and improve DFI capacity, as well as facilitating knowledge management and sharing.
The 2023 Annual Workshop of the Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) was held on the theme “The Role of African DFIs in Achieving Just Energy Transition” on May 22, 2023, at the Sharm El Sheikh International Congress Centre (SSHCC), in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The workshop was organized with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and supported by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank).
The search for a carbon-neutral future depends on sustainable development, which jointly considers economic, environmental and social aspects in order to achieve a just transition. This objective is part of the BNDES’s strategy and institutional purpose of “transforming the lives of generations, promoting sustainable development”.
Author: Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social
National development finance institutions (NDFIs) can play a vital role in promoting climate
financing and thus achieving Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) due to their
knowledge of local markets, their close connections to domestic public and private
stakeholders and their ability for local currency financing. However, currently NDFIs are not
involved as intensively in this field as they could be.
Se pretende incursionar en el conocimiento del sector energético colombiano y específicamente en el tema de la eficiencia energética y las fuentes no convencionales de energía renovable, justificando la financiación con recursos de Findeter de la demanda creciente de proyectos de energía en el país. Junto con este estudio, la Jefatura de Inteligencia de Negocio proporcionará una base de datos para que el área comercial gestione el relacionamiento necesario
This publication was jointly prepared by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).
The publication was led by Vanina Vincensini, UN Women with substantive contributions from Mar Merita Blat, Philippe Galland and Myriam Mesbah from AFD; and Vipul Bhagat, Anna Falth, Robyn Oates and Diana Rusu from UN Women. The authors would like to thank the experts who generously contributed their time and expertise to review the report, including Lizabeth Bronder, Marcelo Giugale, Anna Gollub, Esther Illouz, and Daniel Seymour.
In the context of Development Finance Institutions’ (DFIs) efforts to mobilise private sector capital in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement, this document explore the progress to date from the perspective of private sector banks and focus, among others, on how banks choose to align their operations with the SDGs and the nature of the relationship that banks have with DFIs.
Author: Christopher A. McHugh, University of Southampton
The policy brief sets the context to explore how National Development Banks (NDBs) can be leveraged to finance climate smart urban infrastructure, and builds its main findings and recommendations on the main conclusions from the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (the Alliance). The policy brief on Enhancing the Role of National Development Banks in Supporting Climate-Smart Urban Infrastructure is commissioned by FELICITY and developed in partnership with the Alliance.
Author: IFCL and Climate Policy Initiative/Alliance Secretariat