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Financing the Future - IFC's SA SME Banking Program

Jul 3, 2009

Financing the Future - IFC's SA SME Banking Program

Launched in 2006, IFC’s SA SME Banking Program has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and smaller businesses in South Africa more easily and quickly access finance and training. Launched in 2006, IFC’s SA SME Banking Program has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and smaller businesses in South Africa more easily and quickly access finance and training.

Supporting Sustainable Forestry in Tanzania

Jun 10, 2009

Supporting Sustainable Forestry in Tanzania

IFC has made a sizable investment in plantation and forest products company Green Resources to help develop sustainable forestry in Tanzania. IFC has made a sizable investment in plantation and forest products company Green Resources to help develop sustainable forestry in Tanzania.

Training for Small Business Success

Jun 9, 2009

Training for Small Business Success

IFC is supporting the growth of small and medium-sized businesses in several Africa countries by helping universities and other institutions develop management training programs. IFC is supporting the growth of small and medium-sized businesses in several Africa countries by helping universities and other institutions develop management training programs.

Supporting a Renaissance in Rwanda

Jun 9, 2009

Supporting a Renaissance in Rwanda

Supported by the Investment Climate Advisory Services team of the World Bank Group, Rwanda is racing ahead with efforts to strengthen and reform its business environment. Supported by the Investment Climate Advisory Services team of the World Bank Group, Rwanda is racing ahead with efforts to strengthen and reform its business environment.

IFC Backs Africa Health Care Fund

Jun 9, 2009

IFC Backs Africa Health Care Fund

IFC is helping to provide health services and save lives in Sub-Saharan Africa by creating a new private equity fund that will invest in Africa’s health sector. IFC is helping to provide health services and save lives in Sub-Saharan Africa by creating a new private equity fund that will invest in Africa’s health sector.

IFC joins $15 Billion Africa Support Package

May 25, 2009

IFC joins $15 Billion Africa Support Package

The World Bank Group, including IFC, has joined with six other financial and development institutions to provide at least $15 billion in support to Africa over the next two to three years. The World Bank Group, including IFC, has joined with six other financial and development institutions to provide at least $15 billion in support to Africa over the next two to three years.

Supporting Stronger Markets for Better Infrastructure

May 8, 2009

Supporting Stronger Markets for Better Infrastructure

The World Bank Group and IFC are supporting the development of securities markets in East Africa, helping mobilize private capital so it can be channeled where it is most needed. The World Bank Group and IFC are supporting the development of securities markets in East Africa, helping mobilize private capital so it can be channeled where it is most needed.

Rebuilding the Economy in Southern Sudan

May 8, 2009

Rebuilding the Economy in Southern Sudan

The World Bank Group is helping rebuild the economy in Southern Sudan, a region of Sudan gripped by poverty and recovering from civil war. The World Bank Group is helping rebuild the economy in Southern Sudan, a region of Sudan gripped by poverty and recovering from civil war.

Lighting Africa: A Spotlight on Development

May 8, 2009

Lighting Africa: A Spotlight on Development

Lighting Africa is a unique developmental initiative aimed at providing, safe, reliable, off-grid lighting to millions of people across Africa. Lighting Africa is a unique developmental initiative aimed at providing, safe, reliable, off-grid lighting to millions of people across Africa.

A Bigger Role for IFC in Africa During Crisis

Mar 25, 2009

A Bigger Role for IFC in Africa During Crisis

IFC Vice President Thierry Tanoh has reaffirmed IFC’s commitment to Africa during the financial crisis, spelling out a strategy to provide increased support. IFC Vice President Thierry Tanoh has reaffirmed IFC’s commitment to Africa during the financial crisis, spelling out a strategy to provide increased support.