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May 25, 2023
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Africa Day
On May 25, 1963, delegates from 32 independent African nations delegates gathered in Addis Ababa to found the Organization of African Unity (OAU), an historic moment in Africa’s long quest for shared freedom and prosperity.
May 18, 2023
Reaching the Unreachable
An Egyptian startup is transforming the livelihoods of small business owners in one of Cairo's most underserved neighborhoods.
May 5, 2023
Pooling Pensions in Kenya
Pension funds join forces to invest in infrastructure and housing, with help from the Joint Capital Markets Program (J-CAP)
Apr 10, 2023
Using Innovation to Improve Grain Quality in Rwanda
Agri-production chains are being improved by local companies who help to reduce the presence of aflatoxin across the country.
Apr 6, 2023
Africa’s Vaccine Manufacturing: Where the Rubber Hits the Road
Dr. Morena Makhoana, CEO of Biovac in South Africa, talks about the industry’s growth, access to funding, and sustainability.
Mar 24, 2023
Boosting legal homeownership for low-income households in South Africa
An IFC program, with the assistance of law firms, is supporting South African households to acquire title deeds for their land.
Mar 8, 2023
Elevating Women Small Business Owners in Kenya
Mary Thuo is a small business owner who participated in IFC’s Sourcing2Equal Kenya Program. Sourcing2Equal is an IFC-led global program launched in 2019 in partnership with the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) and the Government of Norway.
Mar 6, 2023
Training for Women Farmers Boosts Opportunity—and Ambition
In Rwanda, improved agricultural knowledge has allowed smallholder cooperatives to increase yields and production.
Feb 23, 2023
Energy-Efficient Cooling Solutions are Essential for Development
In Nigeria, India and Mexico, rising temperatures have increased the demand for sustainable cooling solutions which can keep food, medicines, and vaccines safe.
Dec 20, 2022
A Women-Led Startup Innovates Health Care in Egypt
IFC’s Startup Catalyst (ISC) program support early-stage startups and innovative companies with high-growth potential.