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Chief Executive Officer of the IFC, Philippe Le Houérou, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss how private sector companies are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. The IFC has recently announced $8 billion in emergency financing for the private sector. They will discuss why private sector support is important and how DFIs can best help the private sector cope with the pandemic.
CGD Conversations on COVID-19 and Development: In this series, CGD President Masood Ahmed discusses the economic and development challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with policymakers and thought-leaders in the development community. They cover a variety of topics ranging from the adoption of pandemic response strategies for low-income and fragile countries, to how best the international community can help governments, to private sector impact and how DFIs can help.