ODI Senior Research Fellow Examines Blended Finance’s Potential In World’s Poorest Nations

Overseas Development Institute: Can blended finance work for the poorest countries?
Samantha Attridge, senior research fellow at ODI, discusses blended finance for development. Attridge writes, “[Blended finance] continue[s] its vertiginous ascent to the top of the ‘billions to trillions’ agenda but with very little nuance about its potential, when and where it can work — and when and where it won’t. There are concerns that it won’t deliver for the poorest countries. Estimates and analysis coalesce around three broad trends…” (6/1).