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Financing Growth Blog

In this blog series, USAID explores the ways to catalyze private capital for dev

In this series, we explore how private capital can be mobilized for development objectives while also renewing our focus on both emerging and established approaches to financial inclusion.

Across the Continental Divide: Why Private Capital Matters

Tue, September 15, 2015
Lawrence Camp
Senior Advisor
USAID
Lawrence Camp is back at it with more on why private capital matters and what it may mean for you. Time to push forth again on the trail!

Settle In! Two Vignettes to Simmer Over 'Round the Fire

Mon, August 17, 2015
Lawrence Camp
Senior Advisor
USAID
Two more vignettes are ready to roll. Pull up around the fire and listen close!

Laying Up at Fort Laramie: Pricing and Mitigating Risk

Mon, August 17, 2015
Lawrence Camp
Senior Advisor
USAID
We're hitting the trail again to uncover more in the realm of private capital mobilization. Let's chat about pricing and risk.

Making Camp: Two More Vignettes to Ponder Overnight

Thu, July 30, 2015
Lawrence Camp
Senior Advisor
USAID
Well, we're about to make camp and need some good campfire tales. Read on for two more vignettes.

A Month on the Trail – Hot, Dusty and Dry: A Primer on Finance

Thu, July 30, 2015
Lawrence Camp
Senior Advisor
USAID
Time to saddle up once again! Lawrence is back with more on financial systems and intermediaries. Let's hit the trail!

Time to Bed Down! Two Vignettes to Sleep On

Wed, July 15, 2015
Lawrence Camp
Senior Advisor
USAID
Our next two vignettes on the trail to mobilizing private capital have arrived! Mull over these as we hunker down for the night.

Two Weeks Out and We’ve Reached the Platte River: On the Seven Approaches to Financial Intermediation

Wed, July 15, 2015
Lawrence Camp
Senior Advisor
USAID
Lawrence Camp wrangles us back on the trail to understanding private capital mobilization. Onwards!

Digital Financial Inclusion: A Recap of USAID's Multi-faceted Approach

Mon, July 13, 2015
Brian King
Team Lead, Digital Finance
USAID
Brian King closes out our Digital Finance series with a recap of where we've been and where we need to go.

Getting Outfitted at the General Store: Introducing the Mobilizing Private Capital Lexicon

Thu, July 2, 2015
Lawrence Camp
Senior Advisor
USAID
Lawrence Camp unpacks the four means by which private capital can be mobilized.

Disaster Response in the Digital Age: Investing in Digital Finance to Accelerate Humanitarian Assistance

Wed, July 1, 2015
Nandini Harihareswara
Senior Digital Finance Advisor
USAID
John Lamm
Markets Advisor
USAID
Laura Meissner
Economic Recovery and Markets Advisor
USAID
USAID continues their series on digital financial services with an installment on humanitarian assistance.