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OPIC in the news: Moving Afghanistan from an “aid economy” to an “entrepreneurial economy”

June 23, 2011

CNN.com recently explored what happens when the military surge in Afghanistan ends, and highlighted how an OPIC-backed investment can help stimulate many times more the original amount in private-sector investment.

“For a $20 million from OPIC,” it notes, “this catalogues $4 billion in private sector investment into the sector…. This shows a very small amount of money, very well applied, can catalyze development.”

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