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Europe, Middle East & North Africa

Europe, Middle East & North Africa 

IFC is stepping up its efforts to help firms in Egypt avoid long court procedures by training judges in mediation skills, and helping resolve commercial disputes quickly and cost-effectively.
Heather Melville talks with EMENA Quarterly talk about the importance of diversity, the development of female talent, and the power of networking and building your brand.
During the last year IFC has been ramping up its work encouraging so-called South-South investments between the Middle East and North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, in an effort to promote economic development and integration. Morocco especially is p
We are always on the look-out for bright and talented people who are inspired, and inspiring.
We are always on the look-out for bright and talented people who are inspired, and inspiring.

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IFC in Europe, Middle East & North Africa (EMENA)

 

IFC's EMENA region covers the sub-regions of Europe and Central Asia and Middle East and North Africa. Our purpose is to support private sector development and growth to create opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. 

 

EMENA at a glance:

  • EMENA covers 50 countries presenting a diverse range of development challenges
  • The Western Europe sub-region covers an additional 21 countries
  • Our priorities in EMENA are to reach more of the region's poor and vulnerable, create jobs, increase access to infrastructure, support agricultural development, and tackle climate change
  • We committed a record $7.3 billion in 190 projects in fiscal year 2013 representing nearly a third of our total commitments worldwide
  • We delivered important advisory services including microfinance, corporate governance, investment climate, and BusinessEdge

 

IFC in Europe and Central Asia

In fiscal year 2013 (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013), IFC commitments totaled $4.4 billion ($3.2 billion from our own account; $1.2 billion in syndicated and parallel loans and investor funds) spread across 130 projects, many in the region's poorest countries.

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IFC in the Middle East and North Africa

In fiscal year 2013 (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013), IFC committed a record $3 billion in 60 projects across 13 countries ($2.09 billion from our own account; $914 million in syndicated and parallel loans and investor funds), including $647 million for infrastructure.

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IFC in Georgia: Helping Companies Improve Food Safety

The IFC Georgia Food Safety Improvement Project has worked with Marshe, a Georgian food maker and wholesale distributor,...more

Trade Links: The Challenge of Jobs in the Middle East - CNBC interview with IFC VP Dimitris Tsitsiragos

CNBC interviews Dimitris Tsitsiragos, IFC's Vice President of Eastern and Southern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and...more

IFC Promotes Food Safety Standards to Save Lives and Make Better Business in Ukraine

Food safety is not only a public health issue but also a key factor for agribusiness sector growth since it provides reg...more

Improving Regulations for Agribusiness in Ukraine

Investment Climate Advisory Services of the World Bank Group has been working since 2007 to improve Ukraine's legal regi...more


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