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Generating Private Investment in Fragile and Conflicted-Affected Areas

The private sector can help break the cycle of conflict, fragility, and poverty that persists in many fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCS). This study draws on academic research and IFC’s experience with the private sector in FCS to derive lessons on how to engage with the private sector to foster growth, job creation, and stability.

By |February 28th, 2019|Conflict and Grievances|0 Comments

Inclusive Future of Work

This report focuses on workers facing a double disadvantage—those who are most likely to experience technological disruption from automation yet have fewer resources to transition to new career pathways.

By |December 4th, 2018|Other|0 Comments

Mikuna Kawsanapaq Recipe Book

This recipe book includes the most innovative nutritious menus created by farmer families from Apurimac. It was prepared as a way of highlighting women’s innovative proposals when participating in healthy traditional meals´ contest.

Certification for Yachachiq

This guide was developed in partnership with the Government of Peru to help Yachachiqs (local leaders on small-scale agriculture) understand and become familiar with a certification process. It develops the technical content required for Yachachiqs to become certified as Productive Yachachiq. This publication is being used by over 2,000 Yachachiqs from the Social Development Agency […]

Ripe for change – Ending Human Suffering in Supermarket Supply Chains

Inequality is rampant across the global economy, and the agro-food sector is no exception. At the top, big supermarkets and other corporate food giants dominate global food markets, allowing them to squeeze value from vast supply chains that span the globe, while at the bottom the bargaining power of small-scale farmers and workers has been […]