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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.

Generating Solar Power—and Self-Reliance—in the West Bank

Feb 12, 2020

Generating Solar Power—and Self-Reliance—in the West Bank

Rooftop solar arrays on nearly 500 schools will help the West Bank address crippling electricity shortages.

Microfinance Yields Better Futures for Honduran Farmers

Jan 30, 2020

Microfinance Yields Better Futures for Honduran Farmers

A microcredit program offers smallholders a credit line in a region where low levels of financial inclusion have been an obstacle to economic progress.

Scaling Small Business Lending in West Africa

Dec 11, 2019

Scaling Small Business Lending in West Africa

Entrepreneurs need to access credit to run a successful business. The Small Loan Guarantee Program can help.

Ethiopian Women Reprogram Their Futures with IT Careers

Nov 11, 2019

Ethiopian Women Reprogram Their Futures with IT Careers

Training programs and seed funding provided by IFC client Gebeya help close the gender gap in Ethiopia’s technology sector.

Sustainable Hydropower Creates Opportunities in Nepal

Nov 1, 2019

Sustainable Hydropower Creates Opportunities in Nepal

The UT-1 hydropower project will generate electricity for millions of people and set new environmental and social benchmarks.

Macadamia Farmers Cultivate Business Skills Alongside Nut Trees

Oct 22, 2019

Macadamia Farmers Cultivate Business Skills Alongside Nut Trees

In Malawi, an IFC-supported program providing technical advice helps farmers become their own nut producers.

Cocoa Cooperatives—and their Farmers—Get a Fresh Start

Sep 26, 2019

Cocoa Cooperatives—and their Farmers—Get a Fresh Start

Training and a digital payment system are helping co-ops in Côte d’Ivoire become more profitable and sustainable.

Uganda’s Dairy Farmers Develop a Taste for New Markets

Aug 21, 2019

Uganda’s Dairy Farmers Develop a Taste for New Markets

Pearl Dairy integrates farmers into export markets and helps them deliver better-quality milk at higher volumes.