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IFC boosts renewable energy across ECA

Apr 12, 2013

IFC boosts renewable energy across ECA

Across Europe and Central Asia, IFC is building a market for renewable energy that will ultimately provide clean power for millions of people, slash greenhouse gas emissions and create hundreds of jobs.

At IFC-World Bank Event, Businesswomen Highlight Real Progress, Remaining Challenges

Mar 14, 2013

At IFC-World Bank Event, Businesswomen Highlight Real Progress, Remaining Challenges

Not so long ago, it was like searching for a needle in a haystack. But today, there is a growing number of women in leadership positions at successful businesses across emerging Europe.

Making Global Connections: Leading Change in Emerging Health Markets

Feb 6, 2013

Making Global Connections: Leading Change in Emerging Health Markets

IFC’s and Johns Hopkins Medicine International’s private health care conference brings together leaders in the health industry in Istanbul on March 19-20, 2013.

IFC Films Highlight Impact and Challenges of Microfinance in ECA

Sep 14, 2012

IFC Films Highlight Impact and Challenges of Microfinance in ECA

Microfinance has been a lifeline for many people living at the base of the pyramid. A new set of films developed by IFC in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Tajikistan, and the Kyrgyz Republic shows

A Role Model of Sustainable Agribusiness

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.

IFC Helps Ukraine to Develop Agricultural Insurance

Aug 28, 2012

IFC Helps Ukraine to Develop Agricultural Insurance

For the first time in his life, Vitaly Lvov, a Ukrainian farmer with almost 20 years of experience, feels less worried about an unexpected drought, a sudden fall in temperatures, or continued rains.

IFC Increases Funding in Armenia to Help Small Farmers

May 25, 2012

IFC Increases Funding in Armenia to Help Small Farmers

April 4, 2012 -- Inspired by a steady demand for fresh milk and dairy products in Kotayk, a rural area in central Armenia, 31-year old Mamikon Yepremyan decided to start his own business. IFC’s $20 million loan last March

IFC Helps Bulgaria Harness Wind and Solar Power

May 2, 2012

IFC Helps Bulgaria Harness Wind and Solar Power

No debate, the world must move to cleaner power sources. The private sector can push this transition to reality, and IFC can help address climate change in many ways, including finding new markets for proven technologies in wind and solar power IFC Helps Bulgaria Harness Wind and Solar Power

Improving Corporate Governance in Southern Europe

Apr 23, 2012

Improving Corporate Governance in Southern Europe

Corporate governance has been gradually emerging as a key business concept in the countries of southern Europe, in particular as countries in the region seek foreign direct investment and are progressing on the EU path

World Bank Group Says $27 Billion Available to ECA Countries Affected by Eurozone Crisis

Feb 3, 2012

World Bank Group Says $27 Billion Available to ECA Countries Affected by Eurozone Crisis

January 25, 2011 - The World Bank Group has announced that it is making $27 billion in funding available over the next two years for countries of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) affected by the Eurozone crisis.