Development Bank of Southern Africa

Development Bank of Southern Africa

Southern Africa is the Southernmost region of the African continent,variably defined by geography or geo-politics and includes several countries.The region is distinct from the rest of Africa and yet similar in that it shares some of the problems of the rest of the continent.The pursuit of economic stability is an important part of the regions goals. One organisation driving the economic and development agenda of the region is the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA).

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is a state owned entity with the purpose of accelerating sustainable socio-economic development and improve the quality of life of the people of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) by driving financial and non-financial investments in the social and economic infrastructure sectors.

Social infrastructure refers to Infrastructure aimed at addressing backlogs and expediting the delivery of essential social services to support sustainable living conditions and a better quality of life within communities. Economic infrastructure refers to infrastructure aimed at addressing capacity constraints and bottlenecks in order to optimise economic growth potential.

DBSA provides financial products to private and public sector organisations to catalyse private sector investment for infrastructure.These products include loans, equity investments, co-funding, grants and development outlay.

These lending products include a range of financial instruments and lending-related services available to  public and private clients. DBSA offers many combinations of financial instruments structured to client needs. The lending is focused on infrastructure and commercially viable projects. DBSA also provides credit lines to other development finance institutions with lending periods generally more than five years.

DBSA can be contacted through various online platforms.

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