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Oct 8, 2020
Zen and the Art of Mindfulness in the Middle East
Zoabi-Othman’s journey from dreamer to successful entrepreneur is one being followed by many men and women across the Middle East and North Africa, which boasts a growing number of high potential start-ups. Zoabi-Othman’s journey from dreamer to successful entrepreneur is one being followed by many men and women across the Middle East and North Africa, which boasts a growing number of high potential start-ups.
Jun 24, 2020
DFI Partnerships Point to a New Way of Doing Business
Development Finance Institutions look for ways to work together to meet countries’ needs.
Jun 10, 2020
Venture Capital Funds Adjust Investment Strategies
New trends are reshaping how accelerators and seed funds invest in start-up companies in emerging economies.
Feb 12, 2020
Generating Solar Power—and Self-Reliance—in the West Bank
Rooftop solar arrays on nearly 500 schools will help the West Bank address crippling electricity shortages.
Dec 4, 2019
Private Sector-Led Development in Egypt: An Interview with IFC Country Manager Walid Labadi
Nov 25, 2019
Electronic Transactions Reshape Egypt’s Economy
Digital payment systems like those provided by Cairo-based Fawry provide convenience, lower costs, and help boost economies.
Oct 18, 2019
Creating Jobs and Transforming Economies in Africa and the Middle East
IFC supports sectors with the greatest potential to create jobs and improve people’s lives.
Jul 22, 2019
How Loans to Small Businesses Are Changing Lives in Lebanon
IFC’s focus on extending financial services to small businesses across the Middle East and North Africa led to our partnership with Bank Audi—which has now disbursed 5,000 collateral-free small business loans.
May 29, 2019
Microloans Offer Jordanian Entrepreneurs Better Options
IFC’s investment and advice are helping microfinance institution Tamweelcom expand its support to small entrepreneurs.
May 11, 2019
Eyeing a More Secure Future for Refugees
A new IFC study explores how the private sector is creating economic opportunities for refugees and host communities.