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Soukmano Manivong believes creating a dedicated environmental and social team would support the successful development of sustainable hydropower projects at his company, Electricite du Lao Generation (EDL-GEN).
In Lao PDR, a majority of hydropower financing comes from overseas financiers. New trend is that banking regulators & associations from the 3 top lending markets are on the move to support banks’ adoption of sustainable-banking practices.
This new report summarizes the practical lessons that we can learn from IFC’s inclusive business clients. There are lessons for each phase of the value chain – procurement, product development, distribution and retail, and marketing and sales.
IFC issued a 10-year, 10 billion Indian rupee bond (equivalent to $163 million) in November 2014 to increase foreign investment in India, mobilizing international capital markets to support infrastructure development in the country.
In 2011, IFC Advisory Services and Sustainable Management Services launched a 30-month project to increase productivity and improve the quality of coffee at seven cooperatives in Kenya.

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