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May 6, 2020
New Farming “Ecosystem” in Uganda Empowers Smallholders
Grainpulse’s “one-stop-shop” may help double production of local crops while connecting farmers to markets and export possibilities.
Apr 9, 2020
Mali’s Shea Nut Industry Takes Root—and Women Farmers Benefit
A processing plant is expected to increase incomes of 120,000 small suppliers of shea butter, nearly all of them women living in poverty.
Mar 18, 2020
Helping Companies, Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
IFC is deploying $8 billion in fast-track financing to support economies and protect jobs.
Mar 10, 2020
A Cable Car Named Development
An aerial cableway in one of Bogotá’s poorest areas has slashed travel times. But this is just one of its benefits in a community in search of pride.
Feb 26, 2020
Bosnian Farmers Access International Markets with Local Ingredients
With geographical indication, producers of a distinctive Bosnian cream cheese turn tradition into competitive advantage.
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.
Jan 30, 2020
Microfinance Yields Better Futures for Honduran Farmers
A microcredit program offers smallholders a credit line in a region where low levels of financial inclusion have been an obstacle to economic progress.
Jan 22, 2020
Reviving a Waterway Creates a New Freight Market for India
An IFC-supported PPP promotes regional economic growth and introduces opportunities for private investment.
Dec 11, 2019
Scaling Small Business Lending in West Africa
Entrepreneurs need to access credit to run a successful business. The Small Loan Guarantee Program can help.
Nov 20, 2019
Simplifying Trade Energizes Businesses in Kosovo
A regional initiative in the Balkans aims to ease the flow of goods—helping companies save time and money.