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Apr 9, 2020
Mali’s Shea Nut Industry Takes Root—and Women Farmers Benefit
A processing plant is expected to increase incomes of 120,000 small suppliers of shea butter, nearly all of them women living in poverty.
Mar 19, 2020
New Financing Tools Empower Turkey’s Women Entrepreneurs
Gender bond offers owners of small businesses opportunities to find financing—and equal economic footing.
Feb 26, 2020
Bosnian Farmers Access International Markets with Local Ingredients
With geographical indication, producers of a distinctive Bosnian cream cheese turn tradition into competitive advantage.
Feb 10, 2020
Three Lessons in Building a Malt Barley Market
How do you build a barley supply chain for Heineken and two other beer makers in Ethiopia? An expert takes you behind the scenes.
Jan 30, 2020
Microfinance Yields Better Futures for Honduran Farmers
A microcredit program offers smallholders a credit line in a region where low levels of financial inclusion have been an obstacle to economic progress.
Jan 14, 2020
Angola: Growing Beyond Oil
As the country enacts reforms to attract investment and boost competitiveness, agriculture offers great potential.
Dec 2, 2019
Three Promising Areas
Experts say that government reforms in Kenya can stimulate private sector investment, especially in agribusiness, affordable housing, and manufacturing.
Oct 22, 2019
Macadamia Farmers Cultivate Business Skills Alongside Nut Trees
In Malawi, an IFC-supported program providing technical advice helps farmers become their own nut producers.
Sep 26, 2019
Cocoa Cooperatives—and their Farmers—Get a Fresh Start
Training and a digital payment system are helping co-ops in Côte d’Ivoire become more profitable and sustainable.
Sep 5, 2019
Investments in Armenia’s Greenhouses Bear Fruit
Modernization and compliance with international requirements open new markets for home-grown products.