Development Finance Institutions
Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) play a crucial role in improving the business and investment climate in their respective region. Besides their role as direct financiers, DFIs also play a role as catalysts to leverage additional investment of companies related to the Sustainable Development Goals. The ICR Facility supports DFIs through the dissemination of good practices and through capacity building on topics such as: developing and delivering specific products, using blended finance instruments, building investment pipelines, and strengthening institutional structures.
Online Training for Development Finance Institutions: How to Develop a Gender Approach
In these self-paced training modules representatives from development finance institutions (DFIs), public and private stakeholders and experts from African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) countries will learn how to develop a gender finance approach in the institutional environment, such as the DFI. The course offers an interactive journey with videos, texts, interactive exercises and quizzes to learn more about institutional gender mainstreaming, actions and measures to be taken in the organization to ensure gender inclusion. It also refers to additional sources so that participants can explore specific topics in more depth if they wish so.
The course is organised into 9 modules. Each module takes 10 to 15 minutes to complete, and the whole course takes around 2 hours.
At the end of the course, participants will take a final test to assess their knowledge and receive a certificate of completion.
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