Long-Term Finance Documents

17.12.2017 | A. Ahmad, A. Alawode and al. | The World Bank

This PPIAF (Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory facility)-funded report aims to discuss and disseminate information on how Islamic finance has been applied in infrastructure projects through PPP schemes, what the structural challenges and...

01.11.2017 | P. Ducret & M. Scolan | AFD

This book is the first volume that describes and deciphers the extraordinary changes that have affected green finance over the last two years following COP21. For a long time, many financial players considered that climate finance was a business for...

24.10.2017 | CAHF | CAHF

The eighth edition of the Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook covers 54 African countries and five regions – an addition of three country profiles this year. It has again sought out new data and refined the approach to the affordability graphs using...

13.09.2017 | D. Stanko & B. Asgrimsson | IOPS

This paper investigates the approach and the methodology used for supervising private pension funds’ investment management practices and activities, with a focus on non-traditional investment (such as hedge funds, currency, commodities, structured...

24.07.2017 | BSDC, CBGF | BSDC, CBGF

The State of Blended Finance aims to expand the evidence-base around the potential of blended finance to help close the SDG funding gap by summarizing blended finance deal trends and identifying ongoing blended finance-related efforts of key actors...

05.07.2017 | F. Stewart, R. Despalins and I. Remizova | The World Bank

The potential for pension funds to contribute to capital markets and thereby economic growth has been argued on a theoretical basis and demonstrated empirically. However, reforms fostering the development of funded pension systems have not had the...

30.06.2017 | R. Sebudde, S. Shukla, V. Goffe and al. | The World Bank

As a result of a number of internal and external shocks, Uganda’s economy is currently growing at the lowest rate recorded over the past two decades. The decline over the past five years is related partly to the increasingly volatile external...

15.04.2017 | K. Maurer | BMZ, GIZ

Infrastructure development is key to reaching the sustainable development goals. Africa needs to invest some US$ 135 billion every year into economic and social infrastructure to keep pace with the growing population. This desk study has been...

31.12.2016 | C. Nguena, F. Tchana Tchana, A.G. Zeufack | The World Bank

Using a partially constructed panel database of 48 Sub-Saharan African countries from 2000 to 2013, this paper analyzes the structure of housing finance in Africa, its determinants, and its impact on inclusive growth. The findings show that market...

31.12.2016 | B. Diallo, F. Tchana Tchana, A.G. Zeufack | The World Bank

This paper explores the landscape, contributions, and determinants of sovereign wealth funds' long-term investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. The study finds that of all regions, Africa receives the lowest share of investment from sovereign wealth...

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