IFC
International Organization based in United States of America

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.

Established in 1956, IFC is owned by 184 member countries, a group that collectively determines our policies. Our work in more than 100 developing countries allows companies and financial institutions in emerging markets to create jobs, generate tax revenues, improve corporate governance and environmental performance, and contribute to their local communities.

IFC’s vision is that people should have the opportunity to escape poverty and improve their lives.

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18 Jul 2017 description

WASHINGTON, DC – The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) are launching smallholder farmer financing programs with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to improve food security among vulnerable people in Rwanda and Tanzania.

04 Apr 2017 description

In Nairobi:

Neha Sud

Phone: +254-20-293-7403

E-mail: NSud@ifc.org

In Washington:

Elizabeth Price

Phone: +1-202-458-0387

E-mail: EPrice@ifc.org

07 Nov 2016 description

In Cairo:
Riham Mustafa
Phone: +(202) 2461-4230
E-mail: rmustafa@ifc.org

Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, October 17, 2016—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement with Erbil-based NGO the Rwanga Foundation today to help it provide business training to host communities and refugees in Iraq, part of efforts to bolster the country’s private sector amid current challenges.

09 Oct 2016 description

In emerging markets, climate change threatens infrastructure that is critical for development. Roads, airports, water systems, and power plants are vulnerable to weather changes. Severe storms and major droughts can disrupt economic activity. Because private companies and investors in emerging markets often manage infrastructure projects through public-private partnerships, they will now need to address climate change risks when planning and building these projects.

06 Sep 2016 description

In Cairo:
Riham Mustafa
Phone: +(202) 2461-4230
E-mail: rmustafa@ifc.org

Beirut, Lebanon, August 31, 2016—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a loan of $4 million to a leading microfinance institution in Lebanon, to help boost its lending capacity to microbusinesses and support the creation of much needed jobs, amid the current refugee crisis.