Conflict Affected States in Africa (CASA) Initiative IFC’s Conflict Affected States in Africa (CASA) Initiative, launched in 2008, is helping design and implement integrated strategies targeted to support economic recovery and growth in seven sub Saharan African countries: Burundi, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and South Sudan. Read more...
To support private sector growth in sub Saharan Africa, IFC’s Advisory Services provide advice, problem solving, and training to companies, industries, governments, and individuals.
Our experience shows that businesses need more than financial investment to thrive—they flourish in a legislative environment that enables entrepreneurship, and benefit from advice on best business practices.
Our work in Africa includes advising national and local governments on how to improve the investment climate and strengthen basic infrastructure. We also help investment clients improve corporate governance and become more sustainable.
IFC Advisory Services is devoting more resources to promote gender equality, environmental sustainability, and the expansion of health and education services. Our advisory services teams are active across sub-Saharan Africa, with an increasing focus on the poorest countries and those affected by conflict.
Funding for advisory services projects comes from donor countries and partners, IFC, and client contributions. Learn more...
IFC Advisory Services in Africa consists of four business lines and several strategic initiatives: