Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

2.5.1. Advocacy and Convening

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DESCRIPTION

USAID and other development agencies can have a strong impact in convening, creating forums and events in which those seeking finance can engage with finance providers. USAID has been successful in building interest in and generating financial commitments for development priorities, such as through the Feed the Future and Power Africa programs (Source: Mobilizing Private Finance for Development: A Comprehensive Introduction).

CONSTRAINTS ADDRESSED

  1. Ability to find borrowers in target sector/region
  2. Availability of suitable training for the needs of target sector/region
  3. Sufficient understanding of target sector/region and the needs of borrowers in target sector/region to make lending decisions
  4. Transaction costs associated with originating and managing loans to target sector/region

ADVANTAGES

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DISADVANTAGES

    • Time-consuming/slow progress
    • Can be politically sensitive

MUST HAVE’S, CRITICAL POINTS, OR QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER

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