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Oct 4, 2013
IFC and Sustainable Forestry: Supporting Jobs and Securing a Renewable Resource
Sustainable forestry management strikes a balance between demand for forest products and the preservation of healthy forests over the long term. It is crucial for maintaining the economic and environmental benefits of forests.
Sep 27, 2013
IFC hosts discussion on Private Sector Solutions for the Water Crisis in Agriculture
Without water security, food security is impossible to achieve. For many regions, including parts of Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, water scarcity is a crisis.
Jun 18, 2013
IFC’s First Investment in Armenia’s Agribusiness Sector Boosts Rural Farmers
For farmers in the Armavir and Kotayk regions of Armenia, opportunity is knocking at the door
Apr 29, 2013
IFC Helps Ukrainian Poultry Producer Take Flight
The fine dining establishments of Knightsbridge and the Champs Elysees may soon be serving their well-to-do customers Ukrainian chicken. Backed by a $50 million IFC loan, Ukraine’s leading poultry producer is set to expand into European markets
Apr 12, 2013
Supporting agribusiness, creating jobs in Serbia
In Serbia, where almost half the population lives in rural areas, revitalizing agribusiness is essential for creating jobs and reducing an unemployment rate that has crossed 20 percent.
Oct 31, 2012
IFC Launches Call for Investment Proposals in Agribusiness under GAFSP
The Second Public Call for Proposals under the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) was officially opened on October 29, 2012. During the 45-day period of the Call, IFC will be accepting investment proposals for agribusiness projects
Sep 13, 2012
A Role Model of Sustainable Agribusiness
Finding the necessary balance between agricultural productivity and resource efficiency is challenging, but it can be achieved by incorporating climate-friendly cleaner production techniques.
Apr 24, 2012
GAFSP Makes its First Transaction – Invests in Bangladesh Food Processing Company PRAN
The IFC-led Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) – a multilateral mechanism to scale up food security in poor countries – recently approved its first transaction in Bangladesh food processing company, PRAN Group
Apr 23, 2012
Netherlands Signs Agreement with IFC, Contributes €100 Million to Help Poor Farmers
By 2050, a 70 percent increase in world food production will be needed to feed two billion more people with most of the additional $83 billion investment likely to come from the private sector.
Apr 23, 2012
IFC and the Netherlands Sign GAFSP Agreement Strengthening Food Security in Poor Countries