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Jobs in North Lebanon : assessment of the potato value chain (English)

This paper applies a newly-developed survey instrument to assess the structure and dynamics of jobs in the potato value chain of North Lebanon. ... See More +

Working Paper 121745 NOV 28, 2017

Konishi,Toru; Farole,Thomas Disclosed

Addressing the SME finance problem (English)

Although SMEs provide employment to a large share of the labor force in developed and developing countries, they receive limited external funding compared to large firms and face a financing gap. ... See More +

Brief 120333 OCT 01, 2017

Schmukler,Sergio L.; Abraham,Facundo Disclosed

CG Updates (July - September 2017) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: supporting corporate governance in Iraq; news on corporate governance at IFC : the year in review; Indonesia : diversification and new revenue streams for management consultants; Myanmar : planning underway for new directors’ institute; Vietnam : corporate governance as competitive differentiator for listed companies; Kazakhstan : job exchange for sovereign wealth fund staff leads to deeper collaboration with IFC; Macedonia : senior government officials discuss impact of 3-6-9 reforms on economy and businesses; Ukraine : IFC helps local consultants expand into SME governance services; Peru : annual companies circle meeting focuses on ESG practices and increased investor awareness; Colombia : at event for women on corporate boards, emphasis on governance to strengthen firms; Peru : how good corporate governance helps family businesses avoid common pitfalls; Afghanistan: governance upgrades for ghazanfar bank; Jordan and Pakistan :market-wide improvements through corporate governance codes; Pakistan: accounting firms find new revenue opportunity in SME governance consulting; Bhutan : improving corporate governance and reducing risk for Bhutan’s financial institutions; India: meeting highlights timely business concerns: disclosure, cyber security, SME finance; India : spotlight on corporate boards: making board evaluations more effective; Cote d’ivoire : spreading the word and building skills: good governance is good business; Ghana : building a foundation for the future by teaching governance principles today; Kenya : improving transparency and accountability; working with partners; working with regulators; working with firms; integrating environment, social and governance issues; Media coverage; adapting to new trends : corporate sustainability and the role of the board; reports and publications; corporate governance tool kits and manuals. ... See More +

Newsletter 121271 SEP 01, 2017

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Morocco - Second Capital Market Development and Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Finance Development Policy Loan Project (Arabic)

This program document for the Second Capital Market Development and Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Finance Development Policy Loan Project has four pillars as follows : (i) Pillar A - Improve access to finance for small and young enterprises; (ii) Pillar B - Strengthen capital markets by improving the institutional framework and broadening the range of instruments; (iii) Pillar C - Improve the financial sustainability of the Caisse Marocaine des Retraites; and (iv) Pillar D - Strengthen oversight of the banking sector. ... See More +

Program Document 114404 JUL 19, 2017

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Jordan - Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund Project for Jordan is to increase private early stage equity finance for innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3324 MAY 03, 2017

Wan Yan Lun,Steve W. Disclosed

Alternative data transforming SME finance (English)

Access to financing remains one of the most significant constraints to the survival, growth, and productivity of micro, small, and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Working Paper 116186 MAY 01, 2017

Owens,John Vincent; Wilhelm, Lisa Disclosed

Jordan - Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund Project : environmental assessment : والإدارة البيئية والاجتماعية (Arabic)

Environmental Assessment SFG3357 MAY 01, 2017

Espiritu,Marjorie Penesa Disclosed

Promoting women’s economic empowerment : what works? (English)

A review of rigorous evaluations of interventions that seek to empower women economically shows that the same class of interventions has significantly different outcomes depending on the client. ... See More +

Journal Article 120329 JAN 31, 2017

Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Furst Nichols,Rebecca Leigh Disclosed

Argentina - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY15-FY18 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) summarizes progress in the implementation of the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the Argentine Republic for the period FY15-FY18 , discussed by the WBG Executive Directors on September 9, 2014. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 110546 JAN 13, 2017

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Serving the financial needs of Indonesian SMEs : main findings (English)

IFC’s SME Banking Indonesia Project aims to address the gap in SME banking by supporting a small number ofstrategically placed banks to more fully and deeply penetrate the SME banking market. ... See More +

Working Paper 115101 JAN 01, 2017

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Overcoming constraints to SME development in MENA countries and enhancing access to finance : IFC advisory services in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The role of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector cannot be over emphasized in terms of its contribution to GDP and employment generation, particularly in emerging economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 113701 JAN 01, 2017

Saleem,Qamar Disclosed

Jobs in value chains : survey for jobs estimation in value chains (English)

In this survey, the author outline how to use a value chains analysis approach to support jobs estimation through a methodology that relies on carrying out value chain surveys complemented by some secondary research as well as semi-structured and focus group interviews. ... See More +

Working Paper 115690 NOV 01, 2016

Farole,Thomas Disclosed

Islamic banking and finance : opportunities across micro, small, and medium enterprises in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), are the drivers of Kyrgyz economic growth and key contributors to sustainable gross domestic product (GDP). ... See More +

Working Paper 110902 FEB 01, 2016

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Nicaragua - Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development Project : restructuring (Vol. 2) : Data sheet (English)

Project Paper 78285 JUL 15, 2013

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IFC secured transactions advisory project in China (English)

In 2004, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) recognized wide spread financing difficulties among small andmedium enterprises (SMEs) and requested technical support from IFC in the modernization of China’s Secured Transactions system. ... See More +

Brief 112644 APR 01, 2012

Alvarez De La Campa,Alejandro Disclosed

Corporate and SME workouts : a manual of best pratcice (English)

Bank loans can become ‘non-performing’ because of problems with the borrower’s financial health, problems with the design or implementation of lender protection features, or both. ... See More +

Working Paper 115057 JAN 01, 2011

Rzehak, Davorka; Gabdibe Yoerg,Risserne; Selim,Shundil Disclosed

Transcript of meeting of the Executive Directors of the IBRD and IDA, held on Tuesday, August 27, 1985 : Chile - Small and Medium Industry Project (English)

This partial transcript, from the session of the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association (IDA) held on Tuesday, August 27, 1985 covers only the discussion on loan in the amount of 40 million dollars to Chile for Small and Medium Industry Project. ... See More +

Transcript 121182 AUG 27, 1985

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Jobs in North Lebanon : assessment of the potato value chain (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 121745 Working Paper
Addressing the SME finance problem (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120333 Brief
CG Updates (July - September 2017) (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121271 Newsletter
Morocco - Second Capital Market Development and Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Finance Development Policy Loan Project (Arabic)
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JUL 19, 2017 114404 Program Document
Jordan - Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 03, 2017 SFG3324 Environmental Assessment
Alternative data transforming SME finance (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 116186 Working Paper
Jordan - Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund Project : environmental assessment : والإدارة البيئية والاجتماعية (Arabic)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3357 Environmental Assessment
Promoting women’s economic empowerment : what works? (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 120329 Journal Article
Argentina - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY15-FY18 (English)
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JAN 13, 2017 110546 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Serving the financial needs of Indonesian SMEs : main findings (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115101 Working Paper
Overcoming constraints to SME development in MENA countries and enhancing access to finance : IFC advisory services in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113701 Working Paper
Jobs in value chains : survey for jobs estimation in value chains (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 115690 Working Paper
Islamic banking and finance : opportunities across micro, small, and medium enterprises in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 110902 Working Paper
Nicaragua - Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development Project : restructuring (Vol. 2) : Data sheet (English)
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JUL 15, 2013 78285 Project Paper
IFC secured transactions advisory project in China (English)
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APR 01, 2012 112644 Brief
Corporate and SME workouts : a manual of best pratcice (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 115057 Working Paper
Transcript of meeting of the Executive Directors of the IBRD and IDA, held on Tuesday, August 27, 1985 : Chile - Small and Medium Industry Project (English)
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AUG 27, 1985 121182 Transcript