Aakif Merchant

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Aakif Merchant is a manager at Convergence Blended Finance, where he is responsible for building the capacity of and providing strategic advice to a range of clients, including governments, multilateral development banks, development finance institutions, and UN agencies. Aakif brings several years of experience as a management consultant and international development specialist, having previously worked at organisations such as Dasra, LEK Consulting, the NeXus Consulting Group, and the Parliament of India.

Articles by Aakif Merchant

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July 21, 2021
How blended finance can support India’s COVID-19 recovery
Blended finance can improve the quality of India's spending on healthcare and education; and bring the country closer to achieving its development goals.
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