Infrastructure and Services

UNCDF’s financing mechanisms unlock investment from predominantly domestic public and private resources for the financing of catalytic local infrastructure with high local economic development impact.

These investments address the needs of secondary cities and cross border trade, through access to multiple sources of finance using instruments like Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), structured project finance, and municipal bonds.

What projects is the Infrastructure and Services Window funding and where?

Municipal Investment Financing Facility (MIF)

PRESENT IN: Bangladesh
Plan of expansion in Uganda

Local Cross Border Initiative (LOBI)

PRESENT IN: Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Côte d’Ivoire

Local Finance Initiative (LFI)

PRESENT IN: Benin, Tanzania and Uganda
Plans of expansion in Bangladesh, Lao PDR, Lesotho and Senegal

Local Transformative and Uplifting Solutions (LOTUS)

PRESENT IN: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar

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