What role can the U.K. Department for International Development play in cooperation with business and civil society to test innovations and bring them to scale?
British Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening addressed the issue at an event organized by Devex Impact at DfID’s headquarters in London.
Her response was: “[By] helping them to simply get the lifeblood that enables them to grow, which is finance.”
DfID is working to help build up capital markets in developing countries and improve business environments that allows companies — especially local ones — to access the resources they need to scale, Greening said.
This is the last of a three-part series of videos from Devex Impact’s conversation with the British development minister.
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