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IFC, EOS Partner to Help Resolve Non-Performing Loans, Boost New Lending in Southeast Europe

A new regional platform will help financial institutions resolve their non-performing loans in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Romania, and Serbia, freeing up capital for new lending.

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IFC Announces Loan of up to $100M to Mibanco to Support MSMEs and Women in Peru

The investment will allow the bank to strengthen its lending operations for women-owned micro, small, and medium enterprises in the underserved regions of the country.

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IFC’s Investment in Romania’s First Sustainability Bond to Catalyze Financial Inclusion, Support Future Resilience

The local currency-denominated senior non-preferred sustainability bonds will help the bank increase its lending to businesses investing in climate-smart initiatives—green buildings, renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean transportation, sustainable agriculture, and others.

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Agri-SME Finance: Navigating Volatility In the Wake of the War in Ukraine

This learning brief summarizes the challenges, opportunities, and responses of agri-SMEs, financiers and development partners to the current food crisis.

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Gender-Diverse Agent Networks Foster Channel Activity and Financial Inclusion for Women

This study shares insights from gender-lensed data analytics in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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IFC to Invest BRL 250 Million in Tradepay FIDC to Support Expansion of Retail MSMEs in Brazil, Drive Economic Growth

The investment will help promote greater market competitiveness by bolstering competition in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) financing market through a capital market solution.

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A $45M Investment in Fiscal Year 2022 Boosts Goal to Reach Over 30,000 Small Businesses in Nepal

The investment in the nation's recovering financial sector is part of a wider SME strategy, which aims to help spur a greater range of financial products and services such as psychometric scoring solutions and payment systems reforms.

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IFC and Banco BV Partner to Boost Climate-Smart Vehicles in Brazil

The project aims to widen access to finance for the purchase of these vehicles and help strengthen the country's climate finance market, mitigating climate impact and supporting economic recovery in the country.

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IFC Financing of up to $100 M to Sudameris Supports the Expansion of Access to Credit for SMEs in Paraguay, with a Focus on Women-owned Enterprises

The loan will increase access to finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Paraguay, which in turn will have a positive impact on job creation and the economic recovery from the effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.

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IFC Supports Sustainable Bond Issued by GF Mega to Boost SME´s Growth in Mexico

A new investment will help increase access to finance for small businesses, especially women-owned firms, while promoting sustainable projects in Mexico.