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Annual Meetings 2019

A vibrant private sector is key to boosting inclusive growth. But how can we help ensure it creates more, better jobs? Watch discussions around topics like this from Oct 14 to Oct 20.

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A strong and engaged private sector is indispensable to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That’s where IFC comes in—we have more than 60 years of experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they’re needed most. Since 1956, IFC has leveraged $2.6 billion in capital to deliver more than $285 billion in financing for businesses in developing countries.

Our Impact


IFC’s comprehensive approach to private sector development helps businesses innovate and create jobs and opportunities for people in developing countries. See how IFC clients are making a difference across the world.

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Creating Markets

Fiber-Optic Cables Connect Africa to the Digital Economy

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Creating Markets

Cameroon’s Nachtigal Taps New Possibilities for Clean Power

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Answering Africa’s Call for Private Equity Capital in SMEs

Impact at IFC

Answering Africa’s Call for Private Equity Capital in SMEs

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Impact at IFC

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Greener Buildings Make Better Homes in Vietnam

Sustainable Markets

Greener Buildings Make Better Homes in Vietnam

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How a Field of Solar Panels is Brightening Vietnam’s Future

Sustainable Markets

How a Field of Solar Panels is Brightening Vietnam’s Future

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About IFC

We work with the private sector in developing countries to create markets that open up opportunities for all.

IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.

We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges.

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  • 5.7 Million

    Students Educated

  • 41 Million

    Patients Cared For

  • 187 Million

    People Provided with Phone Connections

  • 365 Billion

    In SME loans

  • The impact of IFC clients in 2017.

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