Our Mission

CIIP helps leverage large amounts of aid funding to support the creation of private sector employment by enabling and promoting firm-level competitiveness across industries. CIIP partners and the World Bank Group recognize the potential of competitive industries and innovation approaches to enhance country growth and employment

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Who We Are

The World Bank (IBRD and IDA) along with a number of development partners such as the European Union (EU), the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States Secretariat (ACP), and the Governments of Austria, Switzerland and Norway (which joined CIIP in December 2014) recognize the potential of competitive industries

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What we do

The Program mobilizes global expertise, applies cutting-edge knowledge, and catalyzes investments in support of transformational projects and frontier knowledge initiatives.Strategic application of performance-based funding,rigorous monitoring and evaluation ensure that CIIP remains focused on results.

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Our Donors/Partners

In Focus

Recent Publication: SME Investment Fund in Nigeria

Competitiveness and Job Creation Pilot in Ethiopia

Small Enterprise Finance in Uganda