Social Investment Funds have been a favoured instrument of International Finance Institutes for more than twenty years. Originally used as a tool to mitigate against the affects of structural readjustment policies on the poor; Social Investment Funds have emerged as a successful mechanism to fast-track community-based projects on the ground. This report provides an overview of the Social Investment Funds and their projects which have been implemented in Asia, Latin and Central America, Eastern Europe and Africa since the 1980s.
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ISBN Series Number:- Not available - ISBN: 978-92-1-13215-5 HS Number: 1187/09E Series Title: Human Settlements Financing Tools and Best Practices series Pages: 80 Year: 2009 Publisher: UN-HABITAT Co-Publisher :- Not available - Languages:
Themes: Urban Economy and Financing Shelter Countries: Branch/Office: