What We Do (Mission)
What We Do
Robust capital markets and innovative finance drive prosperity by helping ensure that national savings are efficiently allocated to the best private-sector growth opportunities. We work with government partners in developing and emerging markets to build and strengthen domestic financial markets to promote private-sector-led growth and to develop innovative financing and other development strategies achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
COVID-19 Africa Watch
A hub of news, data, and analysis on COVID-19 and its impact across African countries.Learn More
Developing Securitization Markets
Learn how Global Market Development is working with stakeholders to expand access to capital and advance the SDGs in Africa.Learn More
Co-Creating a Long-Term Capital Markets Master Plan
The Global Market Development Center’s ongoing advisory work with the government of Rwanda included the drafting and continued sharing of expertise on the implementation of a ten-year Capital Markets Master Plan for the country.Learn More
(Center) Featured Topic 2
Africa and the Middle East: The Cradle of Civilization Once Again?
Emerging and frontier markets have become a bellwether of global growth and social change, attracting investments that drive economic wellbeing and innovation. More is needed to meet the needs of these regions’ growing, young populations.Watch Video
Africa Beyond Aid
In a panel co-hosted by the Milken Institute and the Center for Global Development, Ken Ofori-Atta talks about the Ghanaian experience in trying to move beyond aid and the lessons for other African countries and their development partners.Watch Video