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  1. Empowering Low-income Women through Access to Financial ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Knowledge@Wharton

    ... poor women living at the bottom of the economic pyramid will start and grow successful businesses. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) estimates that women own more than 30% of registered businesses worldwide . But only about 10% of those ...

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  2. Doing Good Tech Versus Doing Good With TechRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    ... such programs have largely failed in their objectives, according to the World Bank's private arm, the International Finance Corporation . One illustrative example, described in an article last year , is the PlayPump, a water pump in the form of a ...

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  3. Dinant Committed To Collaborative Roadmap In HondurasRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... fully in an approach suggested by Consensus Building Institute (CBI), under the supervision of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), to bring together all stakeholders in the Aguan to discuss constructive solutions to some of the problems ...

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  4. Africa: IFC, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Program Welcome Opic's $100...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    In remarks made during the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, President Barack Obama announced that the Overseas Private Investment Corporation , the U.S. government's development finance institution, plans to join Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women and International Finance Corporation in the Women Entrepreneurs Opportunity Facility . As part of the planned commitment, OPIC intends to finance up to $100 million in new projects under the facility.

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  5. 14:55 WB, government launch Dairy Sector Development Program in Issyk-KulRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AkiPress

    ... pilot in Issyk-Kul Province is supported by the International Development Association (IDA) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), members of the World Bank Group. Technical assistance activities will be funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry ...

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  6. Africa: New Lending and Investment Tool Sets Agricultural Supply...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    ... in terms of managing this risk are the African Development Bank, FMO Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank. Almost half of the 30 financial institutions evaluated have ...

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  7. Foreign banks cut Korea's growth outlook to 2.6%Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Korea Herald

    Global investment banks recently revised down their outlook on South Korea's economic growth, despite the favorable financial indexes for exporters compared to earlier this year. According to the Korea Center for International Finance, the projection of 10 major IBs since June on the nation's 2015 gross domestic product growth is set at 2.6 percent on average.

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  8. The $1-a-week schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Economist

    ... It plans to expand into Nigeria and India. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's founder, Bill Gates and the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank's private-sector arm, are among its investors. Chains are a healthy development, because they have ...

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  9. Zimbabwe: Mugabe Threatens British, U.S EnvoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    ... sector plays a pivotal role in the economic development of many countries. He said according to the International Finance Corporation of 2012, there are more than 125 million SMEs globally absorbing about 67 percent of employment, and contributing ...

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  10. Offshore investors cut S. Korea's growth estimate: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    Global investment banks have lowered their growth forecasts for South Korea as it faces a double whammy of lethargic consumption and sluggish exports despite a series of rate cuts and plans to jack up fiscal spending, a report showed Thursday. The average growth estimate by 10 major investment banks for this year reached 2.6 percent, lower than earlier forecasts, according to the report by the Korea Center for International Finance.

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  11. African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Bizcommunity

    ... fund of funds. Additional investors in the Fund include Convergence Partners (as sponsors), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Dutch Development Bank (FMO), the Development Bank of Southern Africa ...

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  12. Give SMEs chance to compete - " Access Bank MDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | GhanaWeb

    ... the SME sector participated in the workshop which was organised by Access Bank in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The workshop was a continuation of its financial inclusion strategy that seeks to promote economic ...

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  13. Convergence Partners announced the final close of its Convergence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | MBendi

    ... commercial investor. Additional investors in the Fund include Convergence Partners (as sponsors), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Dutch Development Bank (FMO), the Development Bank of Southern ...

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  14. Investors go through nine market cycles throughout their lifetime, Russell research showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | NBR Newsroom

    ... widespread debate over the problem of short-termism in financial markets, the Sydney-based Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) researched how institutional investors might adopt a long-term approach. The research included ...

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  15. Davao port project attracts 6 firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | ABS-CBN News

    ... present, by using modern ship-to-shore cranes and port operating systems. According to a study of the International Finance Corp. and the Development Bank of the Philippines, the project is also expected to help meet the projected six percent annual ...

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  16. World Bank Group Helps Boost Kyrgyz Dairy SectorRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | PressReleasePoint

    ... a pilot in Issyk Kul Province is supported by the International Development Association (IDA) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), members of the World Bank Group. Technical assistance activities will be funded by the Austrian Federal ...

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  17. 6 firms interested to build new Sasa portRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Sun-Star

    ... by using modern ship-to-shore cranes and port operating systems, DOTC said. A study conducted by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) shows that container traffic in the Davao Region is ...

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  18. Six firms interested in modernizing Davao Sasa PortRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Philippines Today

    ... hours by using modern ship-to-shore cranes and port operating systems. In a study conducted by the International Finance Corp. (IFC) and the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), container traffic in the Davao Region is projected to increase by ...

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  19. CIT Reports Second Quarter 2015 Net Income of $115 MillionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Freshnews

    ... 2014. Financing and leasing assets in North American Commercial Finance (NACF) and Transportation & International Finance (TIF) were $35.6 billion, up slightly from March 31, 2015 and up $1.5 billion (4%) from a year ago reflecting the acquisition ...

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  20. Move to Strip Rajan of Power Over India Rates Faces BacklashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Bloomberg

    ... shouldn't have a majority, Bejoy Das Gupta, Asia-Pacific chief economist at the Institute of International Finance in Washington, said in an e-mail. Rajan should push the government to agree to informally consult the governor on appointees, he said. ...

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