Different financing strategies

Although municipal administrations already have the competences to plan, finance and implement infrastructure projects through traditional approaches, the adoption of alternative financial strategies encourage the participation of private sector in sharing costs and gains, risks and benefits, encompasses additional uncertainties for the cities. Financing strategies for NBS focus on potential municipal finance innovation pathways, ranging from attracting additional capital investments for public projects to encouraging private sector implementation of NBS. Based on the role of the municipality and the nature of its interaction with the private sector, the analysis of ~30 identified financial mechanisms has suggested their distinction into five broad groups.

UNaLab Financing Webinar

Within the UNaLab Buddy System Webinar Series we have invited leading experts in the area of NBS financing to share their knowledge and expertise, e.g. from our sister project NAIAD. Listen in! (the webinar is starting from minute 5)

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