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Europe, Middle East & North Africa

Only 20% of firms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have female top managers. IFC’s Corporate Governance Program in ECA promotes the business case for good CG practices and emphasizes business benefits of gender diversity on boards.
Sochi will host the Winter Olympics, in 2014 and Sergey Dobudko, general director of a Belarus ice cream factory, Morozprodukt, hopes that winter will be hot.
In recent years, the Belarusian government has implemented essential reforms related to registration and permits, and....
A Presidential edict authorizing the establishment of the Belarusian National Investment and Privatization....

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IFC in Belarus

Belarus became a member of IFC in November 1992, the first of the newly independent states to do so, and gained access to IFC funds and expertise in private business development. At the invitation of the government, IFC has been actively involved in advisory work in Belarus since 1993 and has implemented a range of advisory services programs. Work began with advisory services for privatization of small businesses. 


IFC Strategy in Belarus

IFC focuses its efforts on improving the business environment and investment climate, and on increasing the competitiveness of Belarusian food producers by improving their food safety practices. IFC Advisory Services activities in Belarus are financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ministry of Finance of Austria. 


IFC Investment

Along with its Advisory Services programs, IFC is also pursuing investment activities in Belarus. As of June 30, 2012 IFC has invested about $340 million in 36 projects in the financial, general manufacturing, agribusiness, and services sectors.

Details of projects currently in progress can be found in IFC Disclosure. For completed projects see press releases below or visit the IFC Press Room.


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