Highlights of GlobalDF actions to increase finance for the SDGs and Climate Goals
GlobalDF advises Africa Co-Guarantee Platform
GlobalDF Executive Director Dr. Barbara Samuels developed the business plan and operations of the Africa Co-Guarantee Platform (AfDB, Afreximbank, ATI, GuarantCo, ICIEC, and the African Union Development Agency NEPAD).
GlobalDF engaged by GIZ to develop Investment Roadmaps & Training for African Climate Projects
Given the urgent need to increase access to finance for climate projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, GlobalDF developed investment roadmaps for climate projects and training materials, defining unlocking actions for local and national governments.
GlobalDF provides input on how to accelerate infrastructure development in Africa
GlobalDF Executive Director Dr. Barbara Samuels contributed to the recommendations set forth in the OECD/ACET Report “Quality Infrastructure in 21st Century Africa,” including developing an African professional project finance community.
GlobalDF helps design the Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD Alliance) convened by the UN Secretary-General
The GISD Alliance is a group of leaders of major financial institutions convened by the United Nations Secretary-General to scale up investments to achieve the SDGs.
GlobalDF creates new tool to maximize African jobs resulting from infrastructure
Given the urgent need for job creation in Africa, GlobalDF was engaged by GIZ to create the PIDA Job Creation Toolkit to optimize job creation resulting from infrastruc¬ture projects.
GlobalDF advises G-20 leadership at the UN
Given the need for more effective infrastructure for development, GlobalDF presented recommendations to the Saudi leadership at the 2019 G20 Development Working Group Workshop.
GlobalDF co-creates the “Benchmark for Investing in African Infrastructure Project Development”
Given the urgent need to mobilize finance for the development of bankable projects in Africa, unlocking actions have been benchmarked by GlobalDF based on surveys of project developers and investors.
GlobalDF co-creates “Unlocking Actions to Mobilize Institutional Investment in Africa Infrastructure”
Given the urgent need to mobilize institutional investment in Africa’s infrastructure, the report sets forth critical unlocking actions that can be implemented immediately by institutional investors and host governments.
GlobalDF develops the World Bank’s City Creditworthiness Self-Assessment & PlanningToolkit
Given the need for cities to access finance, GlobalDF was engaged by the World Bank with support from the Rockefeller Foundation to develop an assessment and planning tool for local governments to improve their creditworthiness.
GlobalDF sets forth country finance solutions at the Addis Ababa FfD Conference
In collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Swedish government, and the Mexican Government, GlobalDF convened the side event “The New Financing Framework for Sustainable Development: How to Create Investment Opportunities at Scale?”
GlobalDF develops Compendium of Private Sector Proposals for Addis Ababa FfD Conference
In support of the business steering committee of Financing for Development (FfD), GlobalDF facilitated the preparation of the Business Sector Steering Committee’s proposals to UN Member States.