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East Asia & the Pacific

East Asia & the Pacific 

Check out this new blog post by Julia Brickell, IFC Program Leader for Cities in East Asia Pacific, explaining why urbanization is among the most powerful mechanisms we have to fight poverty.
IFC CEO Jin-Yong Cai will join government and business leaders from around the world at the 2015 World Hydropower Congress in Beijing next month. He will facilitate a discussion among government representatives from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and
The New Cities Foundation today announced the names of int'l city leaders, architects, CEOs, academics & opinion formers who will be in Jakarta on Jun 9 -11 for the annual New Cities Summit
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.
In Lao PDR, few small hydropower developers have been able to secure loans from domestic banks. More than 150 small hydropower project agreements have been signed, yet many projects are still working to secure the necessary funding.

 

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EVENT

Ease of Doing Business in Lao PDR: Techniques to Measure and Rank World Bank Group Doing Business Indicators
March 26, 2015  |  Vientiane, Lao PDR

 

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SMEs and Women-owned SMEs in Mongolia
Market Research Study

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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Working Together-Building More Sustainable Hydropower Sectors

 

 

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