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IFC PPP Project Helps Ensure India’s Food Security

Jul 9, 2012

IFC PPP Project Helps Ensure India’s Food Security

Punjab Silos, an IFC project that helps ensure India’s food security, recently received high commendation under the “Best Pathfinder Project” category at the Partnership Awards in London.

IFC Strengthens M&E at BRAC Bank for Competitiveness and Sustainability

Jul 1, 2012

IFC Strengthens M&E at BRAC Bank for Competitiveness and Sustainability

Financial services provided to SMEs may have a bigger impact than what is measured. Commercial banks traditionally do not quantify impacts such as job creation resulting from their service

The Sweet Taste of Success: IFC Supports India's Rural Sugarcane Farmers

Jun 28, 2012

The Sweet Taste of Success: IFC Supports India's Rural Sugarcane Farmers

Sugarcane farmers in India’s low-income state of Uttar Pradesh are seeing an increase in their sugarcane productivity thanks to the agribusiness advisory project by IFC named Meetha Sona, or sweet gold.

IFC-Supported Au Financiers Reaches over 100,000 Small Business Owners in Rural India

May 2, 2012

IFC-Supported Au Financiers Reaches over 100,000 Small Business Owners in Rural India

First-time borrowers in India's economically stressed states can access funding to support their small enterprises thanks to Rajasthan-based IFC client Au Financiers (Au), a non-banking finance company.

IFC Farm Forest Initiative Partners Clients and Farmers for Sustainable Business

Apr 11, 2012

IFC Farm Forest Initiative Partners Clients and Farmers for Sustainable Business

IFC, DEG, and existing investment clients from the paper and pulp industry launched a pilot farm forestry advisory program in South Asia that will reach 5,000 farmers in the near-term, improving their incomes...

IFC, Partners, and Nepal Chart a Growth Path for a Promising Future

Mar 19, 2012

IFC, Partners, and Nepal Chart a Growth Path for a Promising Future

Nepal, a country of 26 million that has experienced conflict, is poised to take a big leap in its development, thanks to the help of IFC and its partners.

Road to Recovery: IFC Commits to Sri Lanka’s Post-Conflict Growth

Mar 14, 2012

Road to Recovery: IFC Commits to Sri Lanka’s Post-Conflict Growth

Recovery and reintegration efforts of Sri Lanka’s post-conflict regions got a boost with IFC’s growing focus on advisory and investment interventions.

IFC Client Extends Record Level of Mortgages to India’s Poor in First Year

Mar 9, 2012

IFC Client Extends Record Level of Mortgages to India’s Poor in First Year

Aadhar, a joint venture created in 2011 between IFC and Dewan Housing Finance Corp., extended more than 1,100 home loans to India’s poorest, making the company the first institution of its kind to offer mortgages on a large scale to the underserved

South Asia Investment Climate Conference Underlines Strategic Approach to Deliver Impact

Mar 1, 2012

South Asia Investment Climate Conference Underlines Strategic Approach to Deliver Impact

Every year, millions of job seekers are added to the already over-stretched labor market in South Asia, but the market expansion hasn’t kept up with the arrival of new workers.

IFC, Nepal Build Stronger Partnership to Boost Growth and Create Economic Opportunities

Feb 16, 2012

IFC, Nepal Build Stronger Partnership to Boost Growth and Create Economic Opportunities

In Nepal, IFC is helping develop the local financial system and physical infrastructure and providing advisory services to help minimize business regulatory constraints.