IFC's Priorities in Sub-Saharan Africa

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For over five decades, IFC has delivered more than $25 Billion in financing, Mobilized investments from partners, and provided advisory services in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Our investments across a range of sectors help drive the region’s development forward. We collaborate with other World Bank Group institutions to support agriculture, power, job creation, health, education, and capital markets. Our priorities include bridging the infrastructure gap, helping build productive industries, and fostering inclusive business approaches.

In the fiscal year ended in June 2016, our long-term investments in sub-Saharan Africa totaled nearly $2.4 billion, including nearly $1 billion mobilized from other investors. Our clients supported 256,000 jobs, reached nearly 1.3 million farmers, and served 1.36 million patients.