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Boosting legal homeownership for low-income households in South Africa
An IFC program, with the assistance of law firms, is supporting South African households to acquire title deeds for their land.
Biodiversity Finance: Protect the Planet, Strengthen Livelihoods
Biodiversity finance funds the transition to new production and consumption patterns that allow nature to heal and regenerate.
Changing Lives 2023
The report highlights how investments and advisory support unlock opportunities for smallholder farmers in some of the world’s poorest and most fragile countries.
IFC in Ukraine
As part of the broader World Bank Group’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, IFC has launched a $2 billion package to support the Ukrainian private sector.
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