This panel showcases innovative financial mechanisms being employed by different U.S. government agencies to catalyze long-term economic growth and social impact. Panelists highlight recently implemented models that work with experienced local partners to provide appropriate products driven by market demand. All of these examples emphasize the expanding role of the U.S. government as an innovative financer, catalytic actor, and sophisticated partner that is responsive to local needs.
Lisa Hall, Calvert Foundation (moderator)
Richard Greenberg, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Mizra Jahani, Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A.
Mildred Callear, SEAF
Mark Karns, USAID