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.
Municipal Investment Financing Facility (MIF) — www.uncdf.org/mif
PRESENT IN: Bangladesh
Plan of expansion in Uganda
Local Cross Border Initiative (LOBI) — www.uncdf.org/lobi
PRESENT IN: Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Côte d’Ivoire
Local Finance Initiative (LFI) — www.uncdf.org/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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