Devex Examines BUILD Act, Possible Impacts On U.S. Development Financing

Devex: Long Story Short #30: The new U.S. development finance institution, explained
“After almost a year of discussion and debate, the BUILD Act — which, if enacted would create a new United States development finance institution — passed on Oct. 3. The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation would absorb the Overseas Private Investment Corporation as well as several U.S. Agency for International Development functions. Last week, Associate Editor Adva Saldinger and Engagement Editor Kate Midden explored what it took to get to this point, how the bank will function, and what it means for the future of development financing…” (10/8).