From Devex.com July 13th- reporting on the latest Financing for Development Conference ((FFD3) in Addis.
“Some worry putting too sharp a focus on using aid as leverage risks neglecting the need for public funding to countries or sectors private investment is unlikely to reach. ” This is all about the value of the alliance of public and private money or PPP. Its a debate which has been a long time coming. The question is – are PPPs serving the interests of the recipients or the donors ?? OR – are they about building domestic capacity in recipient countries or more about finding politically convenient, and risk averse, ways of pushing out money?