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"The World Bank Group has elevated gender to become one of five cross-cutting solution areas across the entire organization, allowing us to maximize our impact on women by combining gender expertise from all parts of the group, including IFC."
As Myanmar works to build a hydropower sector, IFC experts say involving the private sector from the get-go and drawing from the experience of resource-rich neighboring countries such as Lao PDR will be the right move for the country.
Phonexay Lek is closely connected to the Nam Ou River, one of the Mekong’s most important tributaries. His work entails guiding the province on water resources sector.
The microfinance sector in Central Asia has been growing steadily for years, providing access to finance for millions of poor people and small businesses. But the sector has also shown signs of overheating.
The newest member of the European Union is powering up on wind power, thanks to financing from IFC.

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