IFC, a member of the
During a day-long summit in
IFC s Henri Rabarijohn, Country Manager for Congo, said, IFC is a long-standing partner with Congo and we are looking to strengthen that partnership. Our strategy in the country is to provide investments and advisory services that will strengthen smaller businesses, improve the investment climate, and help realize larger infrastructure projects, especially through public-private partnerships.
IFC s Advisory Services teams are currently helping strengthen smaller businesses in Congo through management training programs such as Business Edge and the SME Toolkit. A first Business Edge project is being implemented with forty staff members from Minoteries du Congo (Minoco), a wheat milling company.
IFC is also helping Congo implement OHADA and other reforms that will increase trade, attract investment, and make it easier for businesses to operate in the country.
Strengthening financial markets is another focus of IFC s support in Congo. IFC has a trade finance line of up to
Since 1980, IFC has invested roughly
IFC and the
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