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East Asia & the Pacific

East Asia & the Pacific 

“Affordable hydropower is critical as we work toward increasing access to electricity for the 1.3 billion people who live without it,” said IFC Executive Vice President and CEO Jin-Yong Cai.
“What we want is to unlock private sector solutions for hydropower development,” said Morgan Landy, speaking at the 2015 World Hydropower Congress held in May in Beijing.
IFC and Chinese multinational construction and engineering company, CITIC Construction launched a $300 million investment platform, CITICC (Africa) Holding Limited, to develop affordable housing in multiple African countries.
To better understand the impact development has on river basins, IFC and Lao PDR’s Department of Water Resources are working together to train officials on how to develop a river basin profile.
During his presentation at a two-day mid-January workshop in Naypyidaw, Director U Min Khaing announced an ambitious vision for the country’s power sector – to fulfill [Myanmar’s] electricity demands by 2030.

 

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IFC Launches New Green-Building Certification System EDGE in Vietnam to Mitigate Climate Change

June 4, 2015  |  Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

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EDGE launches in Indonesia

June 8, 2015 | Jakarta, Indonesia

 

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Corporate Governance in Vietnam
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IFC East Asia & the Pacific

IFC in East Asia and the Pacific focuses on supporting sustainable, private sector-led development to ensure the region’s economic growth reaches all segments of society. Around half of our investments in fiscal year 2012 were in the region’s poorest countries with IFC opening up access to finance for small and medium enterprises, connecting rural households to electricity for the first time, improving access to healthcare, and fighting climate change by improving energy efficiency.


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Understanding Lao PDR's Rivers Before It's Too Late

 

 

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