WASHINGTON – From March 4-9, 2023, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Development Officer (CDO) Andrew Herscowitz will travel to Doha, Qatar to participate in the 5th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5).
At the conference, CDO Herscowitz will participate in a U.S.-hosted side event titled, “Promoting Food Security and Food System Resilience” alongside speakers from the U.S. government and AGRA. He will also deliver keynote remarks at a private sector forum thematic session on sustainable energy and participate in a UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) roundtable event, “Bridging the Gap in the Development Finance Architecture – Catalyzing Private Finance for LDCs.” CDO Herscowitz will meet with a number of high-level government officials from various partner countries on the margins of the conference.
Throughout the conference, CDO Herscowitz will highlight DFC’s focus on investing in the world’s least developed countries where development finance tools can have a sizeable impact on economic growth and development.
For additional trip information, interview requests, or questions, please contact DFC Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala at firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. We invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights.