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Alemayehou: Why the Diaspora is an increasingly important part of OPIC's client base

A recent cover story in The Economist described immigrant networks as “a rare bright spot in the world economy. Around that same time. OPIC Executive Vice President Mimi Alemayehou addressed a forum at the World Bank about ... Read more...

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“We must do both:” Littlefield says development must focus on people and the planet

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield spoke at the U.N. Climate Change Conference earlier this month, where  she addressed the particular challenges of promoting sustainability in the developing world. She stressed that expanded... Read more...

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CSIS calls for OPIC's permanent reauthorization

“The 10-year “bull market” in foreign assistance is coming to an end; as such the United States must consider how it can continue to maintain its influence in the developing world in this budget-constrained environment,” Daniel Runde, Director of... Read more...

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Video: "If you don't innovate you're not going to win."

  In this interview from the December, 2011 U.N. Climate Change talks in Durban, South Africa, OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield outlines OPIC’s progress since it identified renewable resources as the agency’s number one... Read more...

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OPIC sets record for investments in renewable resources in 2011

OPIC committed $1.1 billion in financing to the renewable resources sector in fiscal  2011, about triple the amount it committed the year before. On Friday, Dec. 2,  OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield presented these... Read more...

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