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UNCDF’s 2014 Illustrated Annual Report

On June 8, UNCDF launched its Illustrated Annual Report “Paving the Way for Post-2015: Unlocking Public and Private Finance Solutions”. This annual report showcases the progress and potential of UNCDF.  It spotlights the results on what – based on UNCDF’s experience – are three powerful and effective ways to maximize resources for the post-2015 agenda: using ‘smart’ ODA as a critical ingredient for domestic resource mobilization; investing in financial inclusion, facilitated by digital finance, as a key driver for individual and household engagement in the local economy; and localizing the flows of public and private finance and investment in infrastructure, which has proven acceleration, empowerment, and de-risking effects for local economic development. Continue reading