Market Bite: West Bank and Gaza - Opportunities in an Evolving Digital
IFC Market Bites is a series of reports based on comprehensive market assessments conducted by IFC’s Financial Institutions Group to provide market knowledge and support financial inclusion. Digital financial services are still in their infancy in the West Bank and Gaza. Backed by the necessary regulatory advances, such services could become ...
IFC and Ministry of National Economy Host Conference to Increase Access ...
Ramallah, West Bank and Gaza, February 14, 2019 —IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Ministry of National Economy (MONE), Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA) and Palestine Capital Market Authority (PCMA) are co-hosting a conference to help boost access to finance for smaller businesses and promote transparency for lenders in the West Bank and Gaza.
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 ...
Public-Private Partnership Stories - International Finance Corporation
Over the last decades, West Bank and Gaza have suffered due to political and economic instability, resulting in years of inadequate infrastructure investment and poor provision of public services to the people of Palestine. The provision of standard municipal public services, especially solid waste management, was of particular concern.
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
On the Frontlines of Rising Fragility: Collaborating and Innovating for ...
01:13:28 You mentioned Gaza in your introduction. 01:13:31 These women come from the Gaza refugee camp, 01:13:34 but it is a social enterprise. 01:13:36 It is a business that has the empowerment of women as their key goal. 01:13:43 The point is that, no matter what your business is, 01:13:47 whether it's making Za'atar, which is a local herb,
STORIES OF IMPACT AGRIBUSINESS - International Finance Corporation
West Bank and Gaza 3 6 | Working with Raisin and Pomegranate Farmers to Increase Productivity and Access to Markets in Afghanistan SOUTH ASIA 4 2 | Making the Agricultural Sector More Sustainable in Bangladesh 4 6 | Improving Productivity in the Poultry Sector in Bangladesh 5 0 | Strengthening Poultry Supply Chains in Nepal
Contacts: Middle East, Central Asia, Türkiye, Afghanistan, and Pakista
Contact information for IFC staff in Middle East, Central Asia, Türkiye, Afghanistan, and Pakistan
MENA-W - International Finance Corporation
West Bank and Gaza Youssef Habesch, Country Officer, IFC (West Bank & Gaza) Each of these institutions and individuals provided great support by helping collect survey responses in their respective countries or sectors and/or for commenting or editing the final draft of the survey.