The OPIC Blog

Featured photo: Santa Catarina wind farm in Mexico

                                            An anemometer measures... Read more...

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Ensuring accountability in international development

  One of the key components of effective development is effective conflict resolution. Unresolved conflicts with local communities can result in higher costs, delays or even abandonment of projects. Last month, OPIC Director of... Read more...

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OPIC’s profit per employee totals $1.2 million in 2012

Earlier this week, OPIC reported strong financial results for Fiscal Year 2012, including net income of $272 million, and a 30 percent increase in financial commitments to American businesses investing in emerging markets abroad. The fact... Read more...

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Featured photo: Transportation expansion in Tanzania

  OPIC Chief of Staff John Morton meets with workers from the Alistair James Company Limited – a regional logistics business based outside of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. With OPIC support, the company owners – originally from... Read more...

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Supporting investment in Afghanistan

Last week, OPIC joined the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce’s 8th Annual U.S.-Afghanistan Business Matchmaking Conference, where OPIC Senior Investment Officer John Didiuk (pictured) discussed the agency’s mission, private sector development... Read more...

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Featured photo: Savannah Fruits Company in Ghana

Workers at the Savannah Fruits Company in Ghana, which produces and exports shea butter.   OPIC provides financing to the nonprofit social investment fund Root Capital, which supports lending to Savannah Fruits and other... Read more...

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