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One of Europe’s Largest Landfills Gets a Makeover

May 18, 2020

One of Europe’s Largest Landfills Gets a Makeover

A landfill in Belgrade, Serbia, is being transformed into a modern model for waste management.

New Farming “Ecosystem” in Uganda Empowers Smallholders

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.

Mali’s Shea Nut Industry Takes Root—and Women Farmers Benefit

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.

Helping Companies, Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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.

A Cable Car Named Development

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.

Bosnian Farmers Access International Markets with Local Ingredients

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.

Generating Solar Power—and Self-Reliance—in the West Bank

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.

Microfinance Yields Better Futures for Honduran Farmers

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.

Reviving a Waterway Creates a New Freight Market for India

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.

Scaling Small Business Lending in West Africa

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.