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Boosting Trade in West Africa

Sep 17, 2009

Boosting Trade in West Africa

Thanks to support from IFC, Benin and its neighbors will benefit from a new port container terminal that promises to increase trade between West Africa and the rest of the world. Thanks to support from IFC, Benin and its neighbors will benefit from a new port container terminal that promises to increase trade between West Africa and the rest of the world.

Early Equity for Long-Term Returns

Aug 4, 2009

Early Equity for Long-Term Returns

IFC’s investment of up to $15 million in miner Kiwara is part of our strategy in sub-Saharan Africa to help junior miners develop and implement sustainable practices. IFC’s investment of up to $15 million in miner Kiwara is part of our strategy in sub-Saharan Africa to help junior miners develop and implement sustainable practices.

Supporting Smaller Businesses in Rwanda

Aug 4, 2009

Supporting Smaller Businesses in Rwanda

IFC has stepped up its support for smaller businesses in Rwanda with the launch of an online training program and a business solutions center. IFC has stepped up its support for smaller businesses in Rwanda with the launch of an online training program and a business solutions center.

Supporting Best Practices in Ghana's Oil and Gas Sector

Aug 4, 2009

Supporting Best Practices in Ghana's Oil and Gas Sector

IFC has invested in the development of an offshore oil and gas project that will help strengthen and diversify Ghana’s economy. IFC has invested in the development of an offshore oil and gas project that will help strengthen and diversify Ghana’s economy.

Supporting Higher Education in Ghana

Jul 13, 2009

Supporting Higher Education in Ghana

IFC’s support to a liberal arts college in Ghana is providing an enriching educational environment to build the next generation of African leaders. IFC’s support to a liberal arts college in Ghana is providing an enriching educational environment to build the next generation of African leaders.

Raising HIV Awareness in Kenya

Jul 3, 2009

Raising HIV Awareness in Kenya

IFC is providing free HIV testing and counselling to residents of Kibera, Africa's largest slum, as part of a wider program that is helping raise awarenes about HIV/AIDS IFC is providing free HIV testing and counselling to residents of Kibera, Africa's largest slum, as part of a wider program that is helping raise awarenes about HIV/AIDS.

Financing the Future - IFC's SA SME Banking Program

Jul 3, 2009

Financing the Future - IFC's SA SME Banking Program

Launched in 2006, IFC’s SA SME Banking Program has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and smaller businesses in South Africa more easily and quickly access finance and training. Launched in 2006, IFC’s SA SME Banking Program has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and smaller businesses in South Africa more easily and quickly access finance and training.

Supporting Sustainable Forestry in Tanzania

Jun 10, 2009

Supporting Sustainable Forestry in Tanzania

IFC has made a sizable investment in plantation and forest products company Green Resources to help develop sustainable forestry in Tanzania. IFC has made a sizable investment in plantation and forest products company Green Resources to help develop sustainable forestry in Tanzania.

Training for Small Business Success

Jun 9, 2009

Training for Small Business Success

IFC is supporting the growth of small and medium-sized businesses in several Africa countries by helping universities and other institutions develop management training programs. IFC is supporting the growth of small and medium-sized businesses in several Africa countries by helping universities and other institutions develop management training programs.

Supporting a Renaissance in Rwanda

Jun 9, 2009

Supporting a Renaissance in Rwanda

Supported by the Investment Climate Advisory Services team of the World Bank Group, Rwanda is racing ahead with efforts to strengthen and reform its business environment. Supported by the Investment Climate Advisory Services team of the World Bank Group, Rwanda is racing ahead with efforts to strengthen and reform its business environment.