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Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa 

IFC’s efforts to strengthen the impact of its microfinance network has extended further through two new agreements with MicroCred Madagascar and MicroCred Senegal.
Building on a relationship with a financial institution with a strong small business client base, IFC financed a securitization program with South Africa’s Mercantile Bank to allow it to expand its equipment rental contracts.
Nigeria is on the road to more dynamic development. Highlighting IFC's role and the potential for more strategic partnerships that will strengthen private participation in the economy, Jin-Yong Cai made his first visit to the country as EVP.
IFC and the Central Bank of Nigeria hosted the global International Sustainable Banking Forum in Lagos, marking the first time the forum was held on African soil.
Building on the rapid growth of its West and Central Africa hub, IFC is increasing its new business in Senegal in important sectors such as agribusiness, financial markets, and infrastructure.

IFC in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

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IFC Sub-Saharan Africa

IFC is supporting private sector development in sub-Saharan Africa with innovative investments and advisory services programs. Our work helps simplify business procedures, attract investment, create jobs, and stimulate growth. We support health, education, agriculture and infrastructure projects and help economies recover from conflict. Our strategy is built on three pillars:

 


Investing in Africa

IFC's investments in Sub-Saharan Africa have never been stronger, helping to bring tangible benefits to millions of people across the region. It also underscores its commitment to the region's private sector development...

Advisory Services in Africa

IFC provides advice to companies and governments in Africa on how to grow businesses sustainably, develop large infrastructure projects, and build a positive investment climate...

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