Projects A-Z

The following list of references summarises the most important short- and long-term consulting projects carried out by IPC since 2005. Our main partners and clients include KfW, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the World Bank Group, the French development bank AFD, the Austrian development bank OeEB and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). We also collaborate with various development organisations (e.g. DOEN Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the German international cooperation agency GIZ) and various commercial banks.

 
 

A

Africa Consulting services for the REFFA Fund – a regional fund for education finance in Africa KfW Bankengruppe | 2013-2014

Africa Scaling up ProCredit’s approach to banking in Africa Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation | 2006-2012

Africa and Latin America Expansion of the training in communication programme for the ProCredit group DOEN Foundation | 2005-2009

Albania EE financing strategy, product and marketing concept development for Banka Kombetare Tregtare GGF (Green for Growth Fund) | 2013-2014

Albania Implementing an energy efficiency/ renewable energy credit line ProCredit Bank Albania | 2011-2012

Albania Consulting services for promotion of private households with respect to energy efficiency measures: implementation of EE lending ProCredit Bank Albania | 2009-2010

Algeria Supporting the Pan-African University in finance management and procurement KfW Bankengruppe | 2014

Armenia Introduction of green loans at ProCredit Bank CJSC Armenia ProCredit Holding | 2014-2015

Armenia, Romania, Serbia Study: Economic situation and changing financial needs of SMEs in the EFSE region EFSE (European Fund for Southeast Europe)| 2014

Armenia Development of a client educational booklet on mortgage loans EFSE (European Fund for Southeast Europe) | 2013

Armenia EE/RE strategy, marketing concept and product development at Inecobank GGF (Green for Growth Fund) | 2012-2013

Armenia Feasibility study on agricultural finance KfW Bankengruppe | 2011

Armenia Management services to ProCredit Bank Armenia ProCredit Bank Armenia | 2010-2011

Armenia ProCredit Bank Armenia – Regional expansion and institutional strengthening OeBB (Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank) | 2009-2010

Armenia ProCredit Bank Armenia – Start-up and regional expansion EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) / KfW Bankengruppe / FMO – Dutch development bank | 2007-2009

Armenia Armenia Microlending Programme EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2006-2007

Austria Joint Vienna Institute Project - SME training specialist for SME credit risk workshop EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2013

 

B

Bolivia Adjusting the crédito ecológico at Banco Los Andes ProCredit Bolivia ProCredit Holding | 2012

Bolivia Energy and environmental audit of Banco Los Andes ProCredit Bolivia Banco Los Andes ProCredit Bolivia | 2010

Bolivia, Mozambique Evaluation of the environmental risk assessment system for loans ProCredit Holding | 2009-2010

Bosnia and Herzegovina Introduction of EE/RE/green loans for businesses ProCredit Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2012

Bulgaria Strengthening green lending capacity ProCredit Bank Bulgaria AD | 2012-2013

 

C

Cameroon Implementing an improved agricultural lending program into the Cameroon Cooperative Credit Union LeagueThe World Bank | 2012-2014

China Capacity building and regional expansion of MSE lending operations Qishang Bank | 2014-2015

China Capacity building and regional expansion of MSE lending operations Qingdao Rural Commercial Bank | 2014-2015

China Implementation of MSE lending operations Changzhi City Commercial Bank | 2013-2015

China Lending staff qualification and HR framework project Tianjin Rural Commercial Bank | 2014

China Consulting services for Shunde Rural Commercial Bank Shunde Rural Commercial Bank | 2013-2014

China Consulting services for Bank of Ruifeng Bank of Ruifeng | 2013-2014

China Consulting services for Haikou Rural Commercial Bank Haikou Rural Commercial Bank | 2013-2014

China Consulting services for Tianjin Rural Commercial Bank Tianjin Rural Commercial Bank | 2012-2014

China Consulting services for Qishang Bank Qishang Bank | 2012-2014

China Consulting services for Guilin Bank Guilin Bank | 2009+2011-2014

China Consulting services for Bank of Suzhou Bank of Suzhou | 2012-2013

China Consulting services for Maanshan Rural Commercial Bank Maanshan Rural Commercial Bank | 2012-2013

China Consulting services for Bank of Zhengzhou Bank of Zhengzhou | 2012-2013

China Consulting services for Jinshang Bank Jinshang Bank | 2012-2013

China Consulting services for Ningbo Yinzhou Rural Cooperative Bank Ningbo Yinzhou Rural Cooperative Bank | 2011-2013

China Gap-analysis of SEMM lending operations at Fullerton Credit (Sichuan) Ltd. Fullerton Credit (Sichuan) Ltd. | 2012

China Gap analysis of the current MSME lending operations of Qishang Bank Qishang Bank | 2012

China Consulting services for Commercial Bank of Kaifeng Commercial Bank of Kaifeng | 2011-2012

China Consulting services for Baoshang Bank Baoshang Bank | 2010-2012

China Consulting services for Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank | 2010-2011

China Consulting services for Maanshan Rural Commercial Bank Maanshan Rural Commercial Bank | 2009-2011

China Consulting services for Guilin City Commercial Bank Guilin City Commercial Bank | 2010

China Consulting services for ZhongAn Credit ZhongAn Credit Investment Co. Ltd | 2009-2010

China Consulting services for Bank of Ningxia Bank of Ningxia | 2009

China Technical assistance to Shenzhen ZhongAn Credit – Microfinance operations strengthening programme IFC (International Finance Corporation) | 2008-2009

China China Microfinance Programme CDB (China Development Bank) | 2005-2008

ColombiaConsulting services for the establishment of a target group-oriented financial institution in ColombiaBanco ProCredit Colombia / IDB | 2007-2010

DR CongoManagement support services to ProCredit Bank CongoProCredit Bank Congo | 2012-2014

DR CongoConsultancy services agreement – Development of lending activities to SMEs (“mesofinance”) at ProCredit Bank CongoAFD (Agence Française de Développement) | 2011-2013

DR CongoTechnical assistance services to ProCredit Bank CongoKfW Bankengruppe | 2006-2009

Costa Rica Design and development of energy efficiency / renewable energy loan products for MSMEs COOPENAE | 2014

Costa Rica Study of the energy efficiency/renewable energy lending market for MSMEs COOPENAE | 2013

 

E

Eastern EuropeAwareness raising booklet for SMEs on green financeGGF (Green for Growth Fund) | 2014

Eastern EuropeDevelopment of a client educational booklet on foreign currency lending for SMEsEFSE (European Fund for Southeast Europe) | 2013

Ecuador Introduction of green credits at Banco ProCredit Ecuador ProCredit Holding | 2011-2012

Ecuador Market study in Ecuador to evaluate Ecuador’s EE/RE finance potential ProCredit Holding | 2010

Egypt SME finance seminars for Egyptian bankers SANAD Fund for MSME | 2014

Egypt SME lending workshop EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2014

El Salvador Introduction of ecocréditos at Banco ProCredit El Salvador ProCredit Holding | 2013-2014

EthiopiaMicrofinance Savings Initiative – Due diligenceBill and Melinda Gates Foundation | 2009

 

G

Georgia Sustainable energy financing for private individuals and business clients ProCredit Holding | 2012

Georgia ProCredit Bank of Georgia – Regional expansion EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2005-2007

GermanyProvision of training measures for the ProCredit Academy in GermanyProCredit Academy | since 2010

GermanyStudy on transformation management in international vocational educationBIBB (Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung) | 2012-2013

GermanyStudy on the image of vocational education in developing and emerging countriesGIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) | 2012

GermanyStudy on target setting and monitoring of climate change-related credit linesKfW Bankengruppe via ECOFYS Germany | 2011

Germany, Macedonia, ColombiaLectures on energy and environmental topicsProCredit academies | since 2010

Ghana Expanding financial services in rural areas ProCredit Savings and Loans Company Ltd. Ghana | 2013-2015

Ghana Consulting services to ProCredit Savings and Loan Company Ltd. ProCredit Holding | 2011-2013

Ghana Consultancy services agreement – Development of lending activities to SMEs (mesofinance) at ProCredit Savings and Loan Company Ltd. AFD (Agence Française de Développement) | 2009-2011

Ghana Consulting services to ProCredit Savings and Loans Company Ltd. ProCredit Savings and Loans Company Ltd. | 2008

 

H

Haiti Set up of a centre for advanced vocational training at Quisqueya University Sequa gGmbH | 2013-2015

Haiti Institutional review and diagnostic of Fonkoze Fonkoze | 2012-2013

Haiti Feasibility study – Vocational training centre in Haiti IPC's own funds | 2012

Haiti Consultancy services to support IIC’s selection process / Due diligence of Haitian financial institutions Inter-American Investment Corporation | 2011

Haiti Establishment and management of Micro Crédit National S.A. Micro Crédit National S.A. for FMO, KfW Bankengruppe and IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) | 1999-2007

Honduras Technical assistance to ProCredit Bank Honduras DOEN Foundation | 2006-2011

Honduras Consulting services for the establishment of a target group-oriented financial institution in Honduras Banco ProCredit Honduras / IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) | 2007-2010

 

K

Kazakhstan Capacity building in climate change action for Kazakh banks EIB (European Investment Bank) | 2014-2015

Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Small Business Programme – Development of MSE lending, rural and agricultural sector EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2005-2007

Kosovo Adjusting green lending for private individuals and introduction of green loans for business clients ProCredit Bank Kosovo | 2013-2014

Kosovo Introduction of a methodology for the calculation of energy savings and CO2 emissions reduction at ProCredit Bank Kosovo KfW Bankengruppe | 2010

Kosovo Consulting services for promotion of SMEs and private households with respect to energy efficiency measures at ProCredit Bank Kosovo KfW Bankengruppe | 2008-2009

Kyrgyzstan Consulting assistance for the Interbank Processing Centre in the Kyrgyz Republic KfW Bankengruppe | 2012

Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz MSE Finance Facility EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2002-2007

 

L

Latin America Consulting services to ProCredit banks in Latin America ProCredit Holding | 2010-2013

Latin America Seminar series on sustainable energy finance and environmental management for ProCredit banks in Latin America ProCredit Holding | 2011

Lebanon Consultancy services for BIT Bank SANAD Fund for MSME | 2014

Liberia Pre-feasibility and feasibility study for a new commercial microfinance institution in Liberia The World Bank/IFC (International Finance Corporation) | 2006-2007

 

M

Macedonia Follow-up on green lending business strategy at PCB Macedonia ProCredit Bank Macedonia | 2014

Macedonia Provision of training measures at the Regional ProCredit Academy for Eastern Europe, Macedonia ProCredit Regional Academy for Eastern Europe | since 2010

Macedonia KfW programme for financing renewable energy and energy efficiency in Macedonia KfW Bankengruppe | 2011-2012

Macedonia Promotion of SMEs via the financial sector – Training measures for ProCredit Bank Macedonia KfW Bankengruppe | 2005-2006

Macedonia and Serbia Desk-study on energy efficiency potential in the agricultural sector in FYR Macedonia and Serbia GGF (Green for Growth Fund) | 2011

Mexico Feasibility study – Promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the SME sector in Mexico KfW Bankengruppe | 2013

Mexico Seminar on financial instruments to promote energy efficiency KfW Bankengruppe | 2012

Mexico Consulting services for the establishment of a target group-oriented financial institution in Mexico ProCredit Mexico / IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) | 2007-2012

Mexico Technical Assistance to ProCredit Mexico DOEN Foundation | 2006-2007

Moldova Strengthening the green lending capacity at ProCredit Bank Moldova ProCredit Holding / ProCredit Bank Moldova | 2013

Moldova Design and implementation of a new energy efficiency credit line ProCredit Bank Moldova | 2012

Moldova Continued consulting services for ProCredit Bank Moldova KfW Bankengruppe | 2008-2010

Moldova Consulting services for the transformation of ProCredit S.A. into a bank KfW Bankengruppe | 2006-2007

Montenegro Study: Financial sector and selected financial institutions in Montenegro KfW Bankengruppe | 2012

Montenegro Consulting services for the renewable energy and energy efficiency facility for Montenegro KfW Bankengruppe | 2010-2011

Mozambique Market research on vocational teacher training GIZ (Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) | 2014

Mozambique Training for small business clients of Banco ProCredit Mozambique AFD (Agence Française de Développement) / ProCredit Holding | 2013-2014

Mozambique Consultancy services agreement – Development of lending activities to SMEs (“mesofinance”) at Banco ProCredit Mozambique AFD (Agence Française de Développement) | 2011-2013

Myanmar Consulting Services for a Feasibility Study: “Small and medium enterprise (SME) Finance”, Myanmar KfW Bankengruppe | 2013

 

N

Nicaragua Introduction of green finance in Banco ProCredit Nicaragua ProCredit Holding | 2013-2014

Nicaragua Consulting services to ProCredit banks in Latin America ProCredit Holding | 2010-2011

Niger Technical assistance for the Bank of Africa Prodex | 2014-2015

 

P

Peru Workshop on setting up small business lending operations IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) | 2011

 

R

Romania Introduction of ProEco loans at ProCredit Bank Romania ProCredit Holding/ProCredit Bank Romania | 2014

Romania Promotion of SMEs via the financial sector – Training measures for staff for envisioned branch network expansion KfW Bankengruppe | 2003-2007

Russia Russia Small Business Fund – Programme support component EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2011-2016

Russia Consultancy services for financial intermediaries: German SME programme in the Russian Federation (Transform) KfW Bankengruppe | 2012

Russia Consulting services for Spurt Bank in the area of energy efficiency and renewable energy lending Spurt Bank | 2012

Russia Consultancy services and training for the partner banks of the apex onlending programme in the Russian Federation KfW Bankengruppe | 2011-2012

Russia Russia Small Business Fund, implementation – MSE credit advisers EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2009-2012

Russia Strengthening of internal control in partner banks of the apex onlending programme in the Russian Federation KfW Bankengruppe | 2010

Russia Additional measures to the apex onlending programme in Russia KfW Bankengruppe | 2008-2010

Russia Targeted consulting measures to Uraltransbank KfW Bankengruppe | 2009

Russia BMU programme for Russia in the context of the international climate protection initiative KfW Bankengruppe | 2009

Russia Anti-crisis measures for private business banks in Russia KfW Bankengruppe | 2009

Russia Risk management strengthening for the partner banks of KfW’s apex refinancing programme in the Russian Federation KfW Bankengruppe | 2008-2009

Russia Consultancy services and training for the partner banks of the apex onlending programme in the Russian Federation KfW Bankengruppe | 2005-2009

Russia Russia Small Business Fund EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2002-2009

 

S

Senegal Training and support for CMS to attain a better SME-portfolio quality KfW Bankengruppe | 2010-2011

Serbia Follow-up on green lending business strategy at ProCredit Bank Serbia ProCredit Bank Serbia | 2013-2014

Serbia Provision of energy audits, preparation of energy audit reports and project verification in the field of energy efficiency ProCredit Bank Serbia | 2011-2013

Serbia Building a green branch and developing a general concept to improve the environmental performance of the bank ProCredit Bank Serbia | 2011-2013

Serbia Agricultural and extended financial sector study KfW Bankengruppe | 2012

Serbia Consulting services for promotion of SMEs and private households with respect to EE/RE measures for ProCredit Bank Serbia KfW Bankengruppe | 2010-2011

Serbia Consulting services for the promotion of energy efficiency investments of SMEs for ProCredit Leasing Serbia KfW Bankengruppe | 2009-2010

Serbia Provision of housing improvement loans in Serbia through the bank’s branch network KfW Bankengruppe | 2005-2006

Sierra Leone Establishment of ProCredit Bank in Sierra Leone KfW Bankengruppe | 2006-2009

Sierra Leone Technical Assistance for ProCredit Bank in Sierra Leone Microfinance Investment and Technical Assistance Facility (MITAF) | 2006-2008

South AfricaExternal expert to KfW with regard to the project “Market demand study on energy efficiency and renewable energy investment in South Africa”KfW Bankengruppe | 2010

Sub-Saharan Africa REFFA Fund: Market analysis for education loans in selected African countries KfW Bankengruppe | 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa Option and design study – Financing education in Sub-Saharan Africa KfW Bankengruppe | 2011-2012

 

T

Togo Due diligence and preparation of a technical assistance programme for Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement EIB (European Investment Bank) | 2012-2013

Tunisia Market study and preparation of a technical assistance programme for Tunisian financial institutions KfW Bankengruppe | since 2012

Turkey Facilitation of sustainable and efficient loan provision to micro enterprises Şekerbank T.A.Ş. | 2014-2015

Turkey Promotion of energy efficiency through the Turkish banking sector through Şekerbank Şekerbank T.A.Ş. | 2011-2014

Turkey Consultancy services to Şekerbank T.A.Ş. Şekerbank T.A.Ş. | 2009-2010

Turkey Technical assistance package to Şekerbank in the framework of the micro and small business development programme KfW Bankengruppe / Şekerbank T.A.Ş. | 2006-2008

 

U

Ukraine Gap analysis of SME lending operations at Unison Bank Unison Bank | 2014

Ukraine Follow-up on the green lending business strategy of ProCredit Bank Ukraine ProCredit Holding | 2014

Ukraine Ukraine Micro Lending Programme – Programme support component EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2011-2014

Ukraine Ukraine financial literacy initiative 2013 KfW Bankengruppe | 2012-2013

Ukraine SME lending in Ukrainian banks KfW Bankengruppe | 2011-2012

Ukraine Provision of consulting services on MSME lending business improvement Volksbank Ukraine | 2011

Ukraine Energy efficiency lending for SMEs – Lending methodology implementation KfW Bankengruppe | 2010-2011

Ukraine Provision of consulting services to Megabank on agricultural loan portfolio management KfW Bankengruppe | 2010-2011

Ukraine Ukraine Micro Lending Programme EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2008-2011

Ukraine Introducing SME lending operations at Ukrainian Professional Bank KfW Bankengruppe / Ukrainian Professional Bank | 2010

Ukraine Staff training and development in the area of efficient loan portfolio management at Pivdennyi Bank Ukraine KfW Bankengruppe | 2009-2010

Ukraine Credit risk management for Forum Bank (Commerzbank group) KfW Bankengruppe | 2009

Ukraine Consulting services for energy efficiency lending for SMEs – Energy audits KfW Bankengruppe | 2009

Ukraine Energy Efficiency Loan Programme KfW Bankengruppe | 2009

Ukraine Crisis management of Megabank, Ukraine KfW Bankengruppe | 2009

Ukraine Consultancy services for the project “Refinancing facility for lending in rural areas” German-Ukrainian Fund, represented by KfW Bankengruppe | 2007-2009

Ukraine Ukraine Micro Lending Programme EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) | 2006-2008

 

W

Worldwide Consultancy services for supporting the ProCredit Group to develop and implement a sustainable energy financing and environmental management strategy ProCredit Holding | 2011-2014

Worldwide Oikocredit: Staff development programme Oikocredit | 2013

Worldwide Management and support services to ProCredit banks including the establishment of training academies for local middle-management staff ProCredit Banks | 2001-2007

Worldwide Communication plan for the ProCredit group DOEN Foundation | 2004-2006

 

Y

YemenMicrofinance academy feasibility studyIFC (International Finance Corporation) | 2014

YemenHR review and strengthening for Al-Kuraimi Islamic Microfinance BankIFC (International Finance Corporation) | 2013-2014

YemenSME market research and product development for Al-Kuraimi Islamic Microfinance BankIFC (International Finance Corporation) | 2013-2014

 

Z

ZambiaEnvironmental impact assessment of project measures implemented at agricultural colleges in ZambiaCadena | 2014