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In Kosovo, Microfinance Expands Herds—And Hopes

Jan 12, 2021

In Kosovo, Microfinance Expands Herds—And Hopes

Micro loans are helping the nation’s farming sector weather the COVID-19 crisis.

Getting to the Root of Africa’s Food Challenges

Dec 9, 2020

Getting to the Root of Africa’s Food Challenges

Boosting local production is key to addressing food security in the region.

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

Oct 28, 2020

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

IFC’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is helping the poor and vulnerable.

Solar Power Offers Armenia Greater Energy Security

Jul 15, 2020

Solar Power Offers Armenia Greater Energy Security

The first grid-scale solar photovoltaic project is an important milestone as the country develops local renewable energy sources and promotes private investment.

DFI Partnerships Point to a New Way of Doing Business

Jun 24, 2020

DFI Partnerships Point to a New Way of Doing Business

Development Finance Institutions look for ways to work together to meet countries’ needs.

Helping Afghanistan on the Path to Energy Security

Jun 18, 2020

Helping Afghanistan on the Path to Energy Security

A new project moves Afghanistan away from its long-term reliance on electricity imports so it can satisfy a growing demand for energy.

Modernizing a Mountain of Waste in Belgrade

Jun 10, 2020

Modernizing a Mountain of Waste in Belgrade

Improving Europe’s largest unmanaged dumpsite pays off for investors and citizens, as country begins to return to growth.

One of Europe’s Largest Landfills Gets a Makeover

May 18, 2020

One of Europe’s Largest Landfills Gets a Makeover

A landfill in Belgrade, Serbia, is being transformed into a modern model for waste management.

New Farming “Ecosystem” in Uganda Empowers Smallholders

May 6, 2020

New Farming “Ecosystem” in Uganda Empowers Smallholders

Grainpulse’s “one-stop-shop” may help double production of local crops while connecting farmers to markets and export possibilities.

Mali’s Shea Nut Industry Takes Root—and Women Farmers Benefit

Apr 9, 2020

Mali’s Shea Nut Industry Takes Root—and Women Farmers Benefit

A processing plant is expected to increase incomes of 120,000 small suppliers of shea butter, nearly all of them women living in poverty.