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Financing cities for sustainable development with specific reference to East Africa. by N. D. Mutizwa-Mangiza

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Published by United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English



  • Africa, East.


  • Municipal finance -- Africa, East.,
  • Sustainable development -- Africa, East.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited Nations Centre for Human Settlements.
LC ClassificationsHJ9620 .M88 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 88 p. ;
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL144631M
ISBN 109211313856
LC Control Number99889630

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What is Financing for Development. The Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the outcome document from , provides a new global framework for financing sustainable development that aligns all financing. The book aims to draw attention to the significant gap in the existing concept of Sustainable Development, if placed in an economic category, requires a lot of attention, but seeing the cognitive category from the perspective of the discipline of finance, the latter is unsatisfactory, with questions remaining unanswered. Financing Sustainable Development with Green and Blue Bonds 90 3. Enhancing Access to Credit with Guarantees for Development 92 4. Impact Investing 94 5. Enterprise Challenge Funds 99 6. Islamic Finance 7. Social and Development Impact Bonds 8. . policy on sustainable cities are out of alignment. That said, there are also opportunities, and UK cities are looking closely for example at the JESSICA and ELENA funding mechanisms. The development of green supply chains by businesses offers a range of interesting comparators for UK cities which are already tuned in to the opportunities.

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The financing needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will greatly surpass all current development finance flows, but can be also raised from the large amounts of (mostly private) investable resources available globally. Domestic public resources, even in low income countries, can be increased and spending optimized. Financing solutions provide strategies and means to.   Even before the pandemic, the Financing for Sustainable Development Report (FSDR) of the Inter-agency Task Force noted that there was backsliding in many areas. Due to the COVID crisis, global financial markets have witnessed heavy losses and intense volatility. Particularly worrisome is the prospect of a new debt crisis. in sustainable infrastructure, 30% in investments that facilitate access to finance, and 10% of capital each in agribusiness, healthcare, and education. In June , Blue like an Orange entered into a co-financing framework agreement with the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, IDB Invest. The Hidden Wealth of Cities: Creating, Financing, and Managing Public Spaces received support from UN-Habitat, European Space Agency (Earth Observation for Sustainable Development initiative), Centre for Liveable Cities (Singapore), Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, and Korea Green Growth Trust Fund (KGGTF).