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GhanaCARES Closing

IFC recommits to supporting Ghana’s private sector growth

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has recommitted to working with government on the reforms that are needed for the private sector to deliver and...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Ghana woos IFC to invest in “GhanaCARES Obaatan pa” programme

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The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has impressed on the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to increase its equity investments in Ghana aside from its...
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IFC and Zimbabwe in joint partnership to boost tourism industry

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The Zimbabwean government and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have entered into a partnership to revitalize and increase the competitiveness of the country's tourism...

IFC and SEC to develop green bonds market

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International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have announced partnership to facilitate investments in projects which address climate and environmental issues...
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Makhtar Diop Appointed IFC Managing Director and Executive Vice President

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World Bank Group President David Malpass today announced the appointment of Makhtar Diop as Managing Director and Executive Vice President to head the International...
Staff prepares freight destined for offshore customers at a warehouse of Shanghai Customs Supervision Center. (Photo from the official website of the first Global Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference)

Warehouse Receipt System trains stakeholders on effective inspection

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Regulatory agencies and private sector stakeholders have commended the Ghana Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for building their capacity...
Societe Generale

IFC partners Societe Generale to power Ghanaian small businesses

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) a member of the World Bank Group and Societe Generale Ghana Limited (SGGH) announced a program to aid the...
Youth

Leadership Centre marks 10 years of ‘shaping’ Africa’s youth for the future

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The African Leadership Centre (ALC), a joint initiative of King’s College London and the University of Nairobi, is celebrating 10 years of preparing young...
Ghana Infectious Disease Centre

Ghana Infectious Disease Centre receives IFC EDGE certification

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The Ghana Infectious Disease Centre, a private sector driven facility, built in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has Thursday, received certification from the International...
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IFC invests US$5.6 billion to support private sector development in Africa

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has committed $5.6 billion to private sector development in the Middle East...
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IFC to finance construction of 240,000 tons capacity steel plant in Ghana

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment wing of the World Bank Group, has announced a loan of 12 million U.S. dollars...

IFC supports Ghanaian private health care company to expand amid COVID-19 spread

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has approved of a loan of 5.2 million U.S. dollars for the...
Economics Smes Capacity

Fidelity Bank builds capacity of SMEs

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As part of Fidelity Bank’s COVID-19 response strategy, the bank has partnered with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to present a four-part webinar series...
Pwc Tower

PwC Tower receives international certification

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PwC Tower has received EDGE Certification, an internationally-recognized green building certification system operated by the International Finance Corporation. EDGE certification is a testament to a...
Economics Iod Gh Inauguration

IoD-Gh to support SMEs live beyond the first generation

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The Institute of Directors -Ghana (IoD-Gh) has inaugurated a Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs) Mentoring Committee to ensure speedy implementation of the Institute's SMEs...
Ifc Supports New Crystal Health Services To Expand Its Operations

IFC supports New Crystal Health Services to expand its operations

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, on Thursday announced a 2.5 million-dollar investment in New Crystal Health Services...

Agriculture Extension Officers embrace IFC Warehouse Receipt System

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) has been embraced by agriculture extension officers in the Sissala District of the Upper West...

IFC and partners train stakeholders on new Ghana Building Code

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), in collaboration with the Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA) and the Ghana Green Building Council (GhGBC), has held a...
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IFC and partners train stakeholders on new Ghana Building Code

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), in collaboration with the Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA) and the Ghana Green Building Council (GhGBC), has organized a...
Marloes Reinink of Solid Green South Africa (left) is a leading expert on sustainability

IFC and partners train stakeholders on new Ghana Building Code

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), in collaboration with the Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA) and the Ghana Green Building Council (GhGBC), organized a training...
IFC EDGE Students competition slogan: The Future is Green

Ghana’s Student Architects Win Educational Trip Of A Lifetime

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in collaboration with Orthner Orthner & Associates, is sponsoring three architectural students...

IFC awards winners of maiden EDGE Students Competition

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A 20 year old architectural engineering student of the Central University, David Gifat Ampiaw, has emerged the topmost winner of the maiden IFC Students...
Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s First Lady urges male champions to join in women empowerment

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Ghanaian First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has urged male champions to join in efforts to empower women globally. She made this call in...
Digital Skills

Over 230 million jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa will demand digital skills by 2030- FC...

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According a new report released by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in cooperation with L.E.K. Consulting,demand for digital skills in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected...
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Kenyan county partners with IFC to spur development agenda

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The World Bank's private sector arm on Monday signed two advisory services agreements with Laikipia County government aimed at assessing the viability of private...
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Nigeria’s economic hub to enhance infrastructure development

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Nigeria's economic hub Lagos has sealed a major partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to enhance provision of infrastructure in key sectors and strengthen...
Takoradi receives its EDGE Green Building Certification

New Mall in Takoradi receives its EDGE Green Building Certification at Launch Event

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The newly-constructed Takoradi Mall on Thursday received its Standing for Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) Green Building Certification at the launch of...

AfDB & other agencies move to connect 200 million households to electricity in...

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African Development Bank has disclosed that a new technology and blended finance will help to bridge the “last mile” of the infrastructure gap by...

German Investors To Test Opportunities In Ghana

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The Government of Ghana in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, will co-host a G20 Compact with...
Solar

IFC/Canadian Government Support Second Scaling Solar Project In Zambia

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International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the Government of Canada are providing approximately $25 million in financing for...