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IFC provided a $40 million loan to Petra Diamonds Limited to support the expansion of the Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania.
An IFC guide on developing greenfield transport infrastructure (rail and port) primarily used to support mining operations through Public-Private Partnership schemes and on a project finance basis.
The Ahafo South gold mine in Ghana is an example of how mining can support economic development in a way that creates opportunity for local communities.
Baobab Resources Plc, a London-based exploration company, approached IFC in 2008 for assistance in exploring and developing Mozambique’s minerals sector.


IFC’s Mining Group provides equity and loan financing for mining companies to build projects that reward owners, investors, and local communities. We offer an integrated approach that combines financing with industry expertise and assistance in maximizing projects’ social benefits while minimizing their environmental footprints. Under our unique Early Equity Program, we support mining projects at the pre-feasibility stage by becoming a shareholder and long-term partner.



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