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2020
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UN-Habitat

The Initiative on Financing for Resilient, Green and Smart Urban Global Solutions (FRUGS)

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The Initiative on Financing for Resilient, Green and Smart Urban Global Solutions (FRUGS) develops innovative solutions for financing resilient, green and smart cities Towards Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Cities

FRUGS promotes the sustainable, resilient and smart development solutions for housing, infrastructure, water and sanitation, waste management, energy, urban services, productive capacities, cities, the financial systems and instruments at the city, regional and/or country levels.

FRUGS Initiative is a global partnership among UN-HABITAT, KfW Development Bank, African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and Shelter Afrique, and a technical services facility to develop knowledge, standards, tools and financial solutions for integrated, resilient, green and smart urban development.

FRUGS is designed for cities, urban development partners, financial institutions, public sector, private sector, and the knowledge world to join forces to solve complex urban problems and challenges. It is designed for achieving better cities and urban dimensions of sustainable development goals through urban innovation and financing.

FRUGS is a global platform for financial institutions, cities, academic communities, public sector, private sectors and non-governmental organisations to collaborate and find collective solutions, and to share expertise, ideas, resources and solutions; It builds on the strengths and success of the Global Urban Economic Dialogue Initiative, Human Settlements Financial Systems and Policy Initiative, and Human Settlements Financing Tools and Best Practices Initiative.

FRUGS is a catalytic learning and solutions platform connecting experts and expertise with cities and projects around the world; FRUGS brings the world closer and together.

FRUGS is a global innovation lab for experimenting financial solutions for resilient, green and smart urban development.