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Development Finance And Public Sector Re-financing Course


In an ever-evolving global economy, development finance has emerged as a critical driver of sustainable growth and social progress. Meanwhile, effective public sector re-financing strategies are essential for governments to optimize fiscal management and ensure long-term financial stability. This course is designed to equip participants with a deep understanding of the principles, tools, and practices of development finance, while also exploring advanced techniques for re-financing public sector debt. Through a blend of theoretical insights, real-world case studies, and practical exercises, participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex landscape of development finance and re-financing.




  • Central bank officials
  • Government policymakers and advisors
  • Financial regulators
  • Development finance practitioners
  • Professionals from financial institutions
  • Academicians and researchers in finance and economics


Module 1: Introduction to Development Finance and Public Sector Re-financing

  • Understanding development finance: goals, challenges, and role in economic growth.
  • Overview of public sector re-financing: rationale, benefits, and key considerations.
  • Interplay between development finance and re-financing strategies.

Module 2: Development Finance Landscape

  • Types of development finance institutions (DFIs) and their roles.
  • Multilateral and bilateral development organizations: structure and objectives.
  • Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in development finance.
  • Emerging trends in development finance models.

Module 3: Public Sector Re-financing Strategies

  • Exploring re-financing options: debt re-structuring, debt consolidation, and debt re-profiling.
  • Assessing the suitability of re-financing strategies based on economic conditions.
  • Case studies: Successful examples of public sector re-financing initiatives.

Module 4: Debt Sustainability Analysis

  • Understanding debt sustainability indicators and thresholds.
  • Techniques for assessing a country's debt capacity.
  • Incorporating economic, fiscal, and external factors in debt sustainability analysis.

Module 5: Financial Instruments for Development Finance

  • Bonds, loans, and capital market instruments in development finance.
  • Blending public and private sector funding for development projects.
  • Designing innovative financial instruments to attract investment.

Module 6: Project Appraisal and Risk Assessment

  • Evaluating development projects: financial, economic, and social impact analysis
  • Assessing risks associated with development finance initiatives.
  • Incorporating environmental and social considerations in project appraisal.

Module 7: Legal and Regulatory Framework

  • Legal aspects of development finance agreements and contracts.
  • Regulatory considerations for cross-border development finance.
  • International legal standards for development finance transactions.

Module 8: Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Development Finance

  • Role of PPPs in financing infrastructure and public services.
  • Structuring PPP agreements: risk sharing, revenue streams, and contractual arrangements.
  • Managing PPP risks and addressing challenges.

Module 9: Measuring Development Impact

  • Methods for evaluating the impact of development finance initiatives.
  • Social and economic indicators for measuring development outcomes.
  • Reporting and transparency in tracking development impact.

Module 10: Financial Innovation and Technology

  • Fintech solutions for development finance and re-financing.
  • Digital platforms for crowdfunding and microfinance.
  • Blockchain and smart contracts in development finance transactions.

Module 11: Case Studies and Best Practices

  • Analyzing real-world development finance and re-financing cases.
  • Learning from successful and unsuccessful examples.
  • Lessons learned and best practices in development finance.

Module 12: Sustainability and Ethics in Development Finance

  • Integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations.
  • Promoting sustainable and inclusive development through finance.
  • Ethical challenges and responsible lending in development finance.

Module 13: International Cooperation and Coordination

  • Coordinating development finance efforts across governments, international organizations, and stakeholders.
  • Role of international cooperation in achieving global development goals.
  • Addressing challenges in harmonizing development strategies.

Module 14: Future Trends and Challenges

  • Emerging trends in development finance and re-financing.
  • Adapting to evolving global economic conditions.
  • Anticipating and mitigating future challenges in development finance.

Module 15: Policy Formulation and Implementation

  • Developing effective policies for development finance and re-financing.
  • Policy implementation strategies and monitoring mechanisms.
  • Navigating political and economic factors in policy decisions.



The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

a. The participant must be conversant with English.

b. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

c. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.


Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
11/03/2024 - 22/03/2024 $3000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
08/04/2024 - 19/04/2024 $4500 Kigali Physical Class

Online Class
13/05/2024 - 24/05/2024 $5500 Dubai Physical Class

Online Class
10/06/2024 - 21/06/2024 $3000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
08/07/2024 - 19/07/2024 $3000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
12/08/2024 - 23/08/2024 $3000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
09/09/2024 - 20/09/2024 $3000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
07/10/2024 - 18/10/2024 $3000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
11/11/2024 - 22/11/2024 $3000 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
09/12/2024 - 20/12/2024 $3000 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class