1. Background and approach
2. Education financing in sub-Saharan Africa: current financing and development needs
3. Overview of innovative finance: context and opportunities
4. Innovative financing opportunities for education in SSA
This report explores the current state of education financing in sub-Saharan Africa, reviews existing mechanisms for financing education in Africa, and looks at alternative and innovative initiatives from other regions of the world. The paper reviews the situation based on current and potential mechanisms.