The Executive Directors of the World Bank on Friday unanimously selected David R. Malpass as President of the World Bank Group. Mr. Malpass served as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs for the United States.
In order to improve the resilience of the people and ecosystems of the Niger River Basin, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved $76 million for the integrated development and climate change adaptation in the Niger Basin.
By Malise Otoo – An official of the World Bank Group’s member organization, International Finance Corporations (IFC) applauds Ghana’s business climate and focus on small and medium enterprises.
The World Bank Group today launched the Development Finance Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, for global public and private sector leaders to explore and demonstrate strategies to boost private sector investment in East Africa’s priority sectors, notably, housing, agriculture and tourism.
The International Fiance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has forged a new partnership with Gaia Energy to create a joint platform for the development of wind power and other renewable energy projects in Africa.
With the aim of facilitating growth and job creation in Africa, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $60 million investment in a regional risk-sharing facility.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Small and Micro Enterprises (SME) Finance Forum propose a solution that will solve Sub-Saharan Africa’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) $331 billion gap.