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Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa 

IFC and Lafarge recently unveiled their plans to increase access to housing finance and building materials in Africa.
In June 2014, Chinese Premier Mr. Li Yuanchao’s first visit to Tanzania provided many groundbreaking opportunities for both countries. One of them was literal.
On his first visit to Rwanda in July 2014; IFC CEO Jin-Yong Cai rang the opening bell on the Rwanda Stock Exchange.
IFC deepened its partnership with Rwanda by issuing a local currency bond in May 2014, and signing three new agreements worth $30 million in the financial and telecommunications sector.
Financial inclusion has made remarkable strides in Sub-Saharan Africa in recent years, due largely to advances in technology and mobile banking. Yet challenges remain.

IFC in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

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IFC Sub-Saharan Africa

IFC is supporting private sector development in sub-Saharan Africa with innovative investments and advisory services programs. Our work helps simplify business procedures, attract investment, create jobs, and stimulate growth. We support health, education, agriculture and infrastructure projects and help economies recover from conflict. Our strategy is built on three pillars:


Investing in Africa

IFC's investments in Sub-Saharan Africa have never been stronger, helping to bring tangible benefits to millions of people across the region. It also underscores its commitment to the region's private sector development...

Advisory Services in Africa

IFC provides advice to companies and governments in Africa on how to grow businesses sustainably, develop large infrastructure projects, and build a positive investment climate...

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