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EBRD Invests in Bulgarian Energy Efficiency

Microfinance Focus Europe, 27 November, 2013: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched a program on Tuesday, Nov. 26 to boost energy efficiency investments in Bulgarian public buildings and services. The program was launched during an international meeting

Key Relationship Coordinator Wanted at VisionFund

Microfinance Focus Europe, 27 November 2013: VisionFund International is looking for someone to fill its open position of Key Relationship Coordinator. The Coordinator will provide administrative and resource support to the key relationship team. This position is

Chemonics Holding Webinar on Digital Financial Services

Microfinance Focus Europe, 23 November 2013: Chemonics is holding a webinar conference titled Moving from Mobile Money to Digital Financial Services for Financial Inclusion. The conference will provide participants with an update on the growing trend in

ESC Dijon Hosting Entrepreneurship Conference

Microfinance Focus Europe, 22 November 2013: ESC Dijon is holding a conference called “Slow Management, Slow Money and Dynamiques Locales.” The event will discuss two books, Made in Local by Raphaテォl Souchier and Slow Management, co-edited by eight authors.

Symbiotics SA Seeking Private Equity Investment Manager

Microfinance Focus Europe, 22 November 2013: Swiss investment services company Symbiotics SA has an employment opening for the position of Africa Private Equity Investment Manager, which will be based in Geneva. He or she will launch the

Initial Deposit Made in FMO SME Finance Fund

Microfinance Focus Europe, 21 November 2013: An initial deposit was made in the Dutch development bank, FMO’s newest fund for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The fund, titled the SNS FMO SME Finance Fund, was jointly initiated by

Climate Change Initiative Announced at UN Summit

Microfinance Focus Europe, 20 November 2013: A new program aiming to reduce tropical deforestation and address climate change was presented to the EU Commission during the UN Climate Change Summit currently being held in Warsaw. The program, titled the "Dutch REDD+

EBRD Invests ぎ25 Million in EFSE

Microfinance Focus Europe, 19 November 2013:The European Fund for Southeast Europe signed an agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, providing EFSE with an additional ぎ25 million for over 4,000 new loans to micro and small enterprises. The

KfW Publishes Evaluation Report on Financial Cooperation

Microfinance Focus Europe, 18 November 2013: KfW recently published, "Fragile Settings. Lasting Impact the 12th biannual report evaluating the organization’s Financial Cooperation (FC) with emerging and developing countries. KfW冱 independent Financial Cooperation Evaluation unit analyzed the impact of 129 projects that received

Microfinance Association Hosting Strategic Management Program

Microfinance Focus Europe, 16 November 2013: The Microfinance Association is holding a program called Strategic Management for Microfinance Practitioners. Top executives in the microfinance and banking industry will acquire skills in high-level management and leadership as well