IFC, Bank of Palestine Support Women Entrepreneurs in West Bank and Gaza
IFC, Bank of Palestine Support Women Entrepreneurs in West Bank and Gaza. Ramallah, West Bank and Gaza, April 6, 2016 —IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Bank of Palestine (BoP) today celebrated the graduation of 40 women from the bank’s Felestineya Mini-MBA program, an initiative designed to boost access to finance for women entrepreneurs and spur economic growth by unleashing the potential of women-led businesses.
IFC and Ministry of National Economy Host Conference to Increase Access ...
The “Movable Asset - Based Finance in Palestine: Opportunities for Financiers and SMEs” conference will focus on how smaller businesses can use accounts receivables, inventories and other types of tangible and non-tangible assets to secure financing. Movable assets often account for most of the capital stock of private firms and comprise an especially large part for small and very small businesses, especially in developing countries, making a sound legal and regulatory framework essential.
FRAGILE AND CONFLICT- AFFECTED COUNTRIES
AND GAZA TRADE OPENS DOORS In West Bank and Gaza, persistent conflict and the lack of a local currency makes doing business even more challenging. That’s why IFC’s trade finance program with the Bank of Palestine is so critical in a territory where unemployment is nearly 30 percent. Trade finance opens doors to increased investment in financial
IFC CHIEF VISITS LEBANON, JORDAN, AND THE WEST BANK AND GAZA OCTOBER 17 ...
In the West Bank and Gaza, since 1994, IFC has invested US$98.7 million in 8 projects, of which US$87.2 million was for its own account. The Corporation is working in a wide variety of sectors in the region, including capital markets, tourism, infrastructure, agribusiness, and health care. IFC is also providing technical assistance to improve the legal and regulatory framework in order to create an environment that is conducive to private sector development.
Public-Private Partnership Stories - International Finance Corporation
West Bank & Gaza: Solid Waste Management This series provides an overview of public-private partnership stories in various infrastructure sectors, where IFC was the lead advisor. IFC Advisory Services in Public-Private Partnerships 2121 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington D.C. 20433 ifc.org/ppp
IFC DIGITAL SCOPING - International Finance Corporation
• KYC in the West Bank and Gaza is controlled by the AML Law and the Palestine Monetary Authority Law #2 of 1997. The PA has a very effective supervision and regulatory compliance function for financial institutions and non-financial businesses and professions (DNFBPs)1 • The AML law was decreed by the president in 2007 which was developed