Understanding South African Development Finance Institutions to promote accountability
This report researched and written by the Bertha Centre for the Fair Finance Coalition Southern Africa, aims to understand the role of six African Public Finance Institutions (PFIs). The institutions covered in the report are the African Development Bank, Industrial Development Corporation, Public Investment Corporation, Development Bank of Southern Africa, Export Credit Insurance Corporation, and the New Development Bank. The report reviews literature on the PFIs and includes interviews conducted by the researchers. It covers overviews of the PFIs, including their history and their role in the context of climate change, analysis and reccomendations. It offers actionable steps for DFIs, civil society, and communities regarding DFIs’ role in climate action. The report has been used to inform the work of the FFCSA.