IFC's Priorities in the Middle East and North Africa

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Several years after the Arab spring, many countries in the Middle East and North Africa continue to grapple with political uncertainty, slow growth, unemployment, and other economic challenges.

IFC is striving to address these economic issues by supporting the region’s private sector, helping to create jobs and drive sustainable growth.

We work in countries from Morocco to Afghanistan to boost investor confidence, support small-business owners, and develop vital infrastructure projects. Our investments and advice help upgrade farming techniques, combat climate change, improve the investment climate, and help governments cut red tape, among a host of other initiatives.