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Priming the Startup Pipeline

Dec 20, 2022

Priming the Startup Pipeline

How IFC tapped into accelerators and seed funds to support startups in emerging markets

How Microfinance Helped See Tajik Businesses Through the Pandemic

Dec 15, 2022

How Microfinance Helped See Tajik Businesses Through the Pandemic

The provision of long-term local currency financing is solving problems for micro, small, and medium enterprises.

In Uzbekistan, Solar Power Fires Up Energy Sector Reforms

Nov 21, 2022

In Uzbekistan, Solar Power Fires Up Energy Sector Reforms

Uzbekistan's target of generating one-quarter of its electricity from renewables by 2026 means new opportunities for investment and change.

Tech Start-ups in Emerging Markets Get Funding Boost

Nov 15, 2022

Tech Start-ups in Emerging Markets Get Funding Boost

IFC’s $225 million venture capital platform will strengthen digital economies in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Pakistan

Climate Change in Africa: How the Private Sector is Rising to the Challenge

Nov 10, 2022

Climate Change in Africa: How the Private Sector is Rising to the Challenge

Many of the regions' hard-fought development gains are threatened by the climate crisis, these four examples showcase how we are responding.

Blended Investment in Wind Energy Ready to Fly Solo in Jamaica

Jun 15, 2022

Blended Investment in Wind Energy Ready to Fly Solo in Jamaica

The country's largest private sector wind farm is helping to reduce greenhouse gases and create jobs.

Yemeni Company Feeds Millions Despite Relentless Challenges

Jun 1, 2022

Yemeni Company Feeds Millions Despite Relentless Challenges

Private sector support yields innovative long-term funding during an unfolding, complex crisis.

Cooking Up Solutions for Cambodia’s Women Entrepreneurs

Mar 23, 2022

Cooking Up Solutions for Cambodia’s Women Entrepreneurs

IFC financing is helping women-owned businesses weather the COVID-19 crisis.

Countering “a crisis of greed”

Feb 16, 2022

Countering “a crisis of greed”

Paul Polman, former Unilever CEO, calls for “net-positive” companies and values-based partnerships.

Brewing Hope for Coffee Farmers in Nicaragua

Jan 25, 2022

Brewing Hope for Coffee Farmers in Nicaragua

Climate-smart solutions are making a difference for small coffee producers in the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.