Investing together in creating jobs and development
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Bringing in much more private investment
Providing expertise to develop projects and support reforms
Working with business and governments to draw in investors
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Ines Nana, 27, is an engineer from Burkina Faso. She used to have to rely on her family to make ends meet. Then she landed a job at a solar power plant.
The High-Level Panel at the European Development Days 2019 discussed how sustainable EU-backed and private investments can address inequalities.
This report covers the second year of operation of the External Investment Plan (EIP) and the European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD).
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