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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.

IFC Supports Bangladesh’s First Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Dec 20, 2011

IFC Supports Bangladesh’s First Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Going to a Bangladesh court to settle a dispute is a long-drawn-out process which increases the cost of doing business.

IFC Creates Foundation for Government and Private Sector Discussion in Bangladesh

Dec 19, 2011

IFC Creates Foundation for Government and Private Sector Discussion in Bangladesh

IFC Addresses Development Challenges in South Asia

Dec 7, 2011

IFC Addresses Development Challenges in South Asia

“The most acute needs for food, energy, water, healthcare, access to finance and other basic services are among the underserved in this part of the world,” said EVP and CEO Lars Thunell on his recently concluded visit to Bhutan and India.

IFC, Bhutan Build Strong Foundation of Shared Values

Nov 30, 2011

IFC, Bhutan Build Strong Foundation of Shared Values

EVP and CEO Lars Thunell spoke of the shared values of harmony, sustainability, and balanced growth between Bhutan and IFC in his meetings with the Royal Government of Bhutan and members of the private sector during his recent visit to the country.

IFC Investment in Sri Lankan Wind Power Preserves Environment, Supports Tourism

Oct 11, 2011

IFC Investment in Sri Lankan Wind Power Preserves Environment, Supports Tourism

Sri Lanka is a beautiful island that depends on its natural resources to attract tourism. Now, an IFC investment in wind power is helping the country’s energy supply stay green and keeping the local beauty intact.

'Imagine an Apps Store for Development'

Jul 28, 2011

'Imagine an Apps Store for Development'

These were the words of renowned and inspiring Indian business leader Nandan Nilekani, who was invited to the New Delhi office to launch IFC’s South Asia Knowledge Series.

IFC Supports Trade and Industry in Pakistan

Jun 28, 2011

IFC Supports Trade and Industry in Pakistan

IFC recently helped complete a landmark trade transaction that will help boost the textile industry.... IFC Supports Trade and Industry in Pakistan

A home for the Ahmadi family

May 2, 2011

A home for the Ahmadi family

Hamida Ahmadi runs a beauty parlor in Kabul's densely populated Char Qala neighborhood. Until recently, she lived in a rental house with her parents and younger sister while the family saved to build a home of their own. A home for the Ahmadi family

Creating Financial Infrastructure in Afghanistan

May 2, 2011

Creating Financial Infrastructure in Afghanistan

IFC Advisory Services in the Middle East and North Africa is supporting Afghanistan’s central bank, DAB, to increase the private sector’s access to finance, helping create jobs and stimulate economic growth Creating Financial Infrastructure in Afghanistan