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Apr 12, 2019
Rwanda: Remembering the Genocide, Guided by Vision for More Economic Growth
On his recent visit to the Rwanda for the Africa CEO Forum, IFC’s Chief Executive Officer Philippe Le Houérou visited the Genocide Memorial in the capital, Kigali. The emotional visit offered more than a history of the conflict. It also revealed a much broader context for how far the country had progressed since 1994.
Apr 4, 2019
An Improved Railway Puts Gabon on the Right Track
An IFC-supported program is helping restore the Transgabonais railway, facilitating companies’ access to markets and encouraging economic diversification.
Mar 29, 2019
Crossing Borders to Satisfy a Hunger for Growth
Integration in East Africa has helped companies like Tanzania’s Bakhresa advance into new regional markets—creating jobs and opportunities for local entrepreneurs.
Mar 26, 2019
The Power of Integration to Transform Africa
At the Africa CEO Forum, business leaders discuss how more trade would lead to improved productivity and private investment.
Mar 21, 2019
Bringing Africa Up to High Speed
The expansion of broadband in Africa is connecting millions to the Internet and transforming the continent’s business potential.
Mar 13, 2019
In Egypt’s Desert, Working to Ensure Solar Power is Sustainable
As the world’s largest solar installation is built, IFC helps ensure the project adheres to high labor, environmental, and health and safety standards.
Mar 11, 2019
Climate Financing in Africa Accelerates Alongside Urbanization
The One Planet Summit in Nairobi explores Africa’s climate-related challenges—and pioneering solutions that may benefit other cities in the continent.
Mar 7, 2019
Survey: IFC Wants to Hear from Small Businesses in South Africa
The small business voice is vital and IFC wants to hear from MSME owners in South Africa. The small business voice is vital and IFC wants to hear from MSME owners in South Africa.
Feb 26, 2019
A Global Partnership to Support Women-Owned Businesses
Large corporations spend less than 1 percent of their global procurement budget on women-owned businesses. IFC and WEConnect International are working with big-name, global companies to change that.
Feb 4, 2019
Planting a Climate-Resilient Future for Niger
An IFC project is showing the potential for solar-powered drip irrigation to improve yields, save water, and boost farmers’ incomes.