About the LMF Trust Fund

In line with the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and Agenda 2030, mobilizing public and private resources will be important to support structural transformation and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) graduation. To ensure that growth is equitable and sustainable, leaving no one behind, it is important that finance flows to the “last mile” - at the sub-national, peri-urban, household, and small enterprise levels, where development needs are greatest and where resources are most scarce.


Why a Last Mile Finance Trust Fund?

UNCDF, as an international support measure for LDCs, leverages its decades-long experience in local development finance and financial inclusion to address a range of “last mile” development challenges.

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What is the Last Mile Finance Trust Fund?

The Last Mile Finance Trust Fund is structured as a flexible funding vehicle for UNCDF to allocate resources through thematic windows related to LDC development opportunities and challenges.

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Governance of the Trust Fund

An Advisory Board composed of representatives of contributing development partners, LDC governments, and UNCDF will guide the Last Mile Finance Trust Fund

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Results from ongoing projects

Highlights from the UNCDF 2015 Annual Report

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