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Belarus - Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Access to Finance Project (English)

The objective of the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Access to Finance Project is to improve access to finance for private MSMEs and enhance governance and the institutional capacity of the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1219 SEP 07, 2017

Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Second Phase of the Rural Enterprise Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Phase of the Rural Enterprise Support Project for Uzbekistan were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4167 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

Algorithms for inclusion : data driven lending for women owned SMEs (English)

All over the world, women have less access to credit than men. Because of both discriminatory property laws and unwritten social customs, women are less likely than men to own high-value assets that can be used as collateral to secure loans. ... See More +

Brief 116981 JUN 01, 2017

Alibhai,Aly Salman; Achew,Mengistu Bessir; Coleman,Rachel Dawn; Khan,Anushe A.; Strobbe,Francesco Disclosed

Technology-enabled supply chain finance for small and medium enterprises is a major growth opportunity for banks (English)

In most emerging markets, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), lack access to the credit and liquidity they require for their daily working capital needs. ... See More +

Brief 118730 JUN 01, 2017

Saleem,Qamar; Hommes,Martin; Sorokina,Aksinya Disclosed

Climate smart financing for rural MSMEs : enabling policy frameworks - G20 global partnership for financial inclusion (English)

The 2014 financial inclusion action plan (FIAP) developed by the Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) highlighted ten action areas that were most important to advancing financial inclusion. ... See More +

Working Paper 117362 MAY 01, 2017

000263971:Juan Buchenau:jbuchenau@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 11) : Environmental and social screening report for rehabilitation of tourist infrastructure adjacent to the Motsameta Monastery complex (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 APR 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Morocco - Financing Innovative Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises Project (Arabic)

The development objective of Financing Innovative Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises Project for Morocco is to facilitate the increase of private equity and quasi-equity finance for innovative startups and small and medium enterprises in the Project Area. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1362 FEB 16, 2017

English Disclosed

Social entrepreneurship in Tunisia : achievements and ways forward : l'Entrepreneuriat social en Tunisie : succès at perspectives (French)

This paper examines the current state of the social enterprise sector in Tunisia and its potential for contributing to the country`s development objectives. ... See More +

Working Paper 114408 FEB 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Social entrepreneurship in Tunisia : achievements and ways forward (English)

This paper examines the current state of the social enterprise sector in Tunisia and its potential for contributing to the country`s development objectives. ... See More +

Working Paper 114408 FEB 01, 2017

French Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social screening report for rehabilitation of Vardisubani park (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 FEB 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social screening report for improvement of touristic infrastructure in village Ruispiri (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 FEB 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 14) : Arrangement of Park in Village Udabno (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 FEB 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 13) : Arranging picnic spot for tourists in Tskaltubo central park (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 FEB 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises in MENA : executive summary (English)

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are now widely recognized as engines of economic growth and key contributors to sustainable gross domestic product (GDP) of all countries, including those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 112821 JAN 01, 2017

Makhlouf,Mouayed Disclosed

Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises : Pakistan (English)

In recent years, banks in Pakistan and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have become increasingly interested in targeting the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector and have realized that many small businesses demand Shariah-compliant banking. ... See More +

Working Paper 112825 JAN 01, 2017

Makhlouf,Mouayed Disclosed

Small and medium enterprises : key driver for growth and jobs in South Asia (English)

Forty million new jobs need to be created in South Asia by 2016 to absorb newcomers in the labor market. Small and medium enterprises will be the main providers of these jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 112826 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Creating opportunity for micro business in Central Asia : microfinance in Central Asia - financial inclusion (Russian)

In this region IFC is increasing activities in sustainable alleviation of poverty, particularly by focusing on capacity building in areas such as savings mobilization and diversification. ... See More +

Working Paper 94829 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Fixed income instruments to mobilize institutional investors for SME financing in EMEs (English)

Emerging market economies (EMEs) face significant funding gaps in strategic sectors, such as infrastructure and small and medium enterprise (SME) financing, that if not addressed can stifle growth. ... See More +

Brief 119412 JAN 01, 2017

Carvajal,Ana Fiorella; Loladze, Tamuna; Hammersley,James Walter; Anderson,Jeffrey David; Walley,Simon Christopher; Kemmish, Richard Disclosed

Vietnam - Enhancing enterprise competitiveness and SME linkages : lessons from international and national experience (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the Government of Vietnam’s on-going efforts to enhance the competitiveness of the domestic private sector and to facilitate foreign direct investment (FDI) spillovers and linkages. ... See More +

Working Paper 119861 JAN 01, 2017

Akhlaque,Asya; Ong Lopez,Anne Beline Chua; Coste,Antoine Vietnamese Disclosed

Vietnam - Enhancing enterprise competitiveness and SME linkages : lessons from international and national experience (Vietnamese)

The objective of this report is to inform the Government of Vietnam’s on-going efforts to enhance the competitiveness of the domestic private sector and to facilitate foreign direct investment (FDI) spillovers and linkages. ... See More +

Working Paper 119861 JAN 01, 2017

Akhlaque,Asya; Ong Lopez,Anne Beline Chua; Coste,Antoine English Disclosed

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Belarus - Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Access to Finance Project (English)
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SEP 07, 2017 PAD1219 Project Appraisal Document
Uzbekistan - Second Phase of the Rural Enterprise Support Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 ICR4167 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Algorithms for inclusion : data driven lending for women owned SMEs (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116981 Brief
Technology-enabled supply chain finance for small and medium enterprises is a major growth opportunity for banks (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 118730 Brief
Climate smart financing for rural MSMEs : enabling policy frameworks - G20 global partnership for financial inclusion (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 117362 Working Paper
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 11) : Environmental and social screening report for rehabilitation of tourist infrastructure adjacent to the Motsameta Monastery complex (English)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Morocco - Financing Innovative Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises Project (Arabic)
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FEB 16, 2017 PAD1362 Project Appraisal Document English
Social entrepreneurship in Tunisia : achievements and ways forward : l'Entrepreneuriat social en Tunisie : succès at perspectives (French)
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FEB 01, 2017 114408 Working Paper English
Social entrepreneurship in Tunisia : achievements and ways forward (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 114408 Working Paper French
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social screening report for rehabilitation of Vardisubani park (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social screening report for improvement of touristic infrastructure in village Ruispiri (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 14) : Arrangement of Park in Village Udabno (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 13) : Arranging picnic spot for tourists in Tskaltubo central park (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises in MENA : executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112821 Working Paper
Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises : Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112825 Working Paper
Small and medium enterprises : key driver for growth and jobs in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112826 Working Paper
Creating opportunity for micro business in Central Asia : microfinance in Central Asia - financial inclusion (Russian)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 94829 Working Paper
Fixed income instruments to mobilize institutional investors for SME financing in EMEs (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119412 Brief
Vietnam - Enhancing enterprise competitiveness and SME linkages : lessons from international and national experience (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119861 Working Paper Vietnamese
Vietnam - Enhancing enterprise competitiveness and SME linkages : lessons from international and national experience (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2017 119861 Working Paper English