Deep Dive - Demonstration effect and other catalytic effects - DGGF Financing local SMEs

In 2023 DGGF commissioned a study to establish the demonstration and other catalytic effects it has achieved to attract further investment in the missing middle, and to provide DGGF with recommendations. This short paper summarises our findings, and provides lessons learned for DGGF, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other market players, together with a series of recommendations to DGGF for the way forward.