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.
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.
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 […]
This guide aims to help local agricultural leaders (“Yachachiq”) address domestic and gender-based violence and promote healthier gender relationships using public channels and resources available to guide women and families. It was developed in partnership with the Peruvian Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations and the Peruvian Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion’s Social Development and Compensation […]
Through pictures, this publication illustrates the results of IFC’s Ayninakuy project and how it impacted local families, as well as the outcomes of public-private partnerships to enhance farmers’ livelihoods in the mining region of Apurimac, Peru.