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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: International Finance Corporation (IFC) To Purchase 18 Percent Stake In National Rural Support Programme Microfinance Bank (NRSP MF Bank) Of Pakistan In Effort To Boost Farmers' Access To Finance


International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is acquiring an 18 percent stake in the National Rural Support Programme Microfinance Bank (NRSP MF Bank), a Pakistani microfinance institution (MFI), in an effort to increase access to finance for farmers [1]. The investment will support the bank in its efforts to provide farmers with the access to crop and livestock loans and develop deposit products [1].

This project will help the many small farmers that make up Pakistan's.....

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