IFC's proactive, methodical approach to problem-solving enables us to scale up our impact. We work with the private sector to innovate, leverage the benefits or modern infrastructure and technology, and expand opportunities for people and communities.
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IFC is partnering to introduce solutions that remove barriers to market development and establish a sound framework for projects to bear fruit.
IFC helps develop infrastructure projects that can meaningfully improve people's lives, especially in emerging markets.
In fiscal year 2019, IFC provided $670 million in financing for health and education, including funds mobilized from other investors.
IFC has made agribusiness a priority because of the sector’s broad development impact and potential for poverty reduction.
ACCESS TO FINANCE
IFC works with financial institutions and governments to provide investment and advice to expand access to finance for millions of individuals and micro, small, and medium enterprises.
Around the world, IFC partners with mobile and broadband service providers to help them expand and upgrade their network infrastructure.
IDA AND CONFLICT- AFFECTED AREAS
In fragile and conflict-affected situations, IFC helps create and strengthen institutions, mobilize investment, and promote private entrepreneurship to address critical development challenges.
In FY19, our long-term investments in the region totaled $4.1 billion, including nearly $2.3 billion mobilized from other investors.
In FY19, we provided almost $3.0 billion in financing for businesses in South Asia, including $1.1 billion mobilized from other investors, expanding our portfolio in the region to $11.5 billion.
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
In FY19, IFC invested $891 million in the MENA region, including $370 million mobilized from other investors.
This fiscal year IFC and partners developed the Operating Principles for Impact Management, establishing a common discipline and market consensus around the management of investments for impact.
LOCAL CAPITAL MARKETS
IFC helps governments draft policies and regulations that strengthen capital markets.
Since 1959, IFC’s debt syndications program has mobilized more than $70 billion from over 500 financing partners for more than 1,100 projects in over 115 countries.
IFC works with governments and the private sector to build inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable cities that serve residents and businesses.
IFC is mainstreaming climate business across sectors, focusing on clean energy, green finance, green buildings, climate-smart cities, and climate-smart agribusiness.
Through the Banking on Women program, IFC has invested and provided advisory services to 88 financial institutions in 50 countries to increase financing for women-owned and women-led SMEs.