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A Tailored Solution to Support Small Business in Mongolia

Nov 19, 2020

A Tailored Solution to Support Small Business in Mongolia

Microfinance solutions are helping Mongolian small businesses stay on their feet.

Pioneering Study to Measure Cost-Benefit of Workplace Responses to Gender-Based Violence

Nov 18, 2020

Pioneering Study to Measure Cost-Benefit of Workplace Responses to Gender-Based Violence

As the COVID-19 pandemic increases the incidence of gender-based violence around the globe, new research now underway in Papua New Guinea will for the first time examine and measure the costs and benefits of workplace responses to the problem.

A New Financial Lifeline for Tongans

Nov 9, 2020

A New Financial Lifeline for Tongans

A new online money-transfer system is helping Tonga maintain a key source of income.

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

Oct 28, 2020

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

IFC’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is helping the poor and vulnerable.

Youth entrepreneur  keeps business and passion alive amidst COVID-19

Aug 11, 2020

Youth entrepreneur keeps business and passion alive amidst COVID-19

A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand

Jul 2, 2020

A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand

A hospital chain prioritizes community testing and outreach to keep health-care workers healthy.

A Strong Momentum for Green Finance in Asia

Jun 23, 2020

A Strong Momentum for Green Finance in Asia

Bangladesh is one of a number of low-income countries around the globe which has embraced the move towards sustainable financing – and is a member of the IFC-facilitated Sustainable Banking Network.

Meet the Innovator Protecting our Oceans in Thailand: Richard Jones

Jun 9, 2020

Meet the Innovator Protecting our Oceans in Thailand: Richard Jones

Drua Experience in Fiji Keeps Traditional Sailing Alive

Jun 8, 2020

Drua Experience in Fiji Keeps Traditional Sailing Alive

The Fijian drua or double-hulled canoes were the finest sea-going vessels ever designed and built by the natives of Oceania. Today, they are precious exhibits across museums in Fiji, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Germany. The only one that is sailing is berthed at the Vuda Marina in Lautoka, Fiji, where Alison Newell, a New Zealander, is keeping the art of traditional sailing alive.

Digital Marketplace Keeps Indonesian Farmers in Business

May 26, 2020

Digital Marketplace Keeps Indonesian Farmers in Business

An agricultural e-commerce platform offers solutions to social distancing mandates in a COVID-19 era.