IFC works to create markets that give new opportunities to people in developing countries. These stories show how our innovative approaches have helped solve some of the largest problems in countries or, sometimes, entire regions.
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Over lunch, IFC housing-finance expert William Britt Gwinner explains how we’re working to increase access to affordable home loans in Africa.
The Lighting Papua New Guinea program has brought solar energy to one-fifth of the country’s population.
BoViMa’s plan to produce zebu meat for domestic and foreign consumption will boost Madagascar’s economy.
A new processing plant is expected to revitalize the Afghan raisin industry, increasing yields and incomes for thousands of smallholder farmers.
A new IFC study demonstrates how the Kakuma refugee camp offers opportunities for companies to engage and create jobs.