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Private Investment For Humanitarian Efforts Gains Steam At Davos

Devex: Humanitarian investing gathers speed at Davos
“Finding ways to channel more private investment into humanitarian settings was a hot topic this year at Davos — the World Economic Forum’s 48th annual meeting in Switzerland — which included the tentative launch of a development impact bond to create jobs for Syrian refugees. … The development impact bond is part of a broader effort to attract new financing for humanitarian efforts in the face of an increasing number of protracted crises…” (Edwards, 1/25).