CGD’s Mikaela Gavas joins Gyude to discuss barriers to private investment in health and infrastructure projects and how a new initiative—an Accelerator Hub—could help local businesses and institutions in Africa develop financially viable proposals and connect them with investors.
CGD Policy Blogs
Through its European Investment Advisory Hub, the European Union (EU) has built solid experience in project preparation within its own borders by connecting project promoters and intermediaries with advisory partners who work directly together to help projects reach the financing stage. Building on this approach, we propose the establishment of an Accelerator Hub, which would provide targeted support to identify, prepare, and develop investment projects in Africa.
How NGOs and service delivery organisations can be empowered by better use of data to improve public service delivery.
Some thoughts-in-progress: if you are going to provide a public subsidy to the private sector, is it nearly always better to amplify the returns than to reduce their risks?