IFC works to create markets that give new opportunities to people in developing countries. These stories show how our innovative approaches have helped solve some of the largest problems in countries or, sometimes, entire regions.
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Integration in East Africa has helped companies like Tanzania’s Bakhresa advance into new regional markets—creating jobs and opportunities for local entrepreneurs.
At the Africa CEO Forum, business leaders discuss how more trade would lead to improved productivity and private investment.
The expansion of broadband in Africa is connecting millions to the Internet and transforming the continent’s business potential.
IFC is ramping up support for Ethiopian businesses, helping to create markets by expanding trade and local-currency finance.
An online platform is creating a virtual marketplace for one million farmers across Africa and helping boost their incomes.