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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. We help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments. In FY12, our investments reached an all-time high of more than $20 billion, leveraging the power of the private sector to create jobs, spark innovation, and tackle the world’s most pressing development challenges. For more information, visit http://www.ifc.org.
Chinese and African leaders will come together at the 4th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Cooperation to explore new partnerships to address some of the most pressing health challenges facing Africa and strengthen an innovative health partnership based on south-south cooperation. This year’s roundtable is the first to take place on the African continent. It will focus on promoting sustainable health solutions that meet the needs and priorities of African countries and draw on China’s unique expertise.
Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Reveals Increase in Cyberespionage – Including Threefold Increase in Small Business Attacks
Release includes Top 30 countries in Africa in terms of their internet security threat profile
“Creating business and market opportunities for Africa’s poor is key to advancing sustainable development in the region.” UNDP Report
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Involving low-income communities in markets and businesses across Africa is essential for economic growth to translate into sustainable development, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today.
“I think energy efficiency and management in the short to long term is the way to go and this conference’s emphasis on ways to improve these is impressive.”
Climate Investment Funds Give North Africa and Middle East Green Light for Revised Regional Solar Plan
AfDB/World Bank-supported plan to generate more than a gigawatt of power
“Africa has the ability to make a technology leap quickly whilst learning from deployment already in the field around the world.”
NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
For the African Development Bank (AfDB), transforming Africa’s economies entails diversifying and expanding the sources of economic growth and opportunity in a manner that promotes greater productivity for sustained and inclusive economic development.