Who are they?

International finance corporation (IFC), member of the World Bank group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. It helps developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments.

Why they support us?

"We support UEBT as part of our strategy to incubate innovative business initiatives that deliver environmental and social benefits, demonstrate their commercial attractiveness, and encourage their independent replication in the private sector in emerging markets."

UEBT/IFC joint projects

  • Promoting Ethical BioTrade in Africa (Duration: March 2013 – June 2015)

With the support of International Finance Corporation, UEBT has been working to facilitate low-income farmers’ access to international BioTrade markets, as well as to develop a sustainable Allanblackia plant supply chain in Tanzania. UEBT worked with partners and local communities to outline sustainable practices and train the community on sustainable collection. 

 Allanblackia nuts collectors in Tanzania

Allanblackia nuts collectors in Tanzania