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Cameroon hospital offers a model for Africa - and the world: OPIC featured in the Cameroon Post

OPIC Executive Vice President David Bohigian who traveled with an OPIC delegation to West Africa this week, wrote in the Cameroon Post about OPIC’s model of investing in development and about one healthcare project the agency supports in Cameroon.... Read more...

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Investing in Africa's next stage of growth: OPIC featured in Ghana News

“There was a time when relatively few foreign investors recognized Africa’s potential. But for several years now, Africa has been widely seen as a region that not only had a great need for investment in infrastructure, healthcare, technology and... Read more...

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OPIC by the numbers: 2017

OPIC committed to multiple projects in 2017 to increase support for women in the developing world and unlock the multi-trillion dollar investment opportunity they represent.       As 2017 comes to... Read more...

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At Global Entrepreneurship Summit, OPIC highlights need for investment in women

  Last week, OPIC joined leaders at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. The theme for this year’s event, “Women First, Prosperity for All”, focused on increasing economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs.... Read more...

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OPIC CEO says commitment to Asia is "very strong"

  This week in Hyderabad, India, OPIC President and CEO Ray Washburne joined world leaders at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. While there, Washburne had the opportunity to sit down with CNBC and discuss investment in India and... Read more...

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OPIC makes initial disbursement in El Salvador solar project

  OPIC has made its initial disbursement in the Bosforo solar project in El Salvador, which will add a total of 100 MW of power across ten individual solar plants. The project, which is being built by AES Corporation of Arlington,... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Supporting more bountiful harvests worldwide

  This Thanksgiving, we showcase one of the many projects OPIC supports to help increase food production and improve the livelihoods of small farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Agriculture is central to Senegal’s economy and is the... Read more...

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Featured Photo: A fresh approach to sanitation in Kenya

  In a slum near Nairobi, schoolchildren gather outside a series of toilets that have brought modern sanitation to a region where inadequate sewage is a leading cause of disease. These Fresh Life toilets are made by Sanergy Inc., an OPIC... Read more...

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Ground breaks on OPIC-supported project to bolster energy security in Ukraine

  Ukraine’s national nuclear operator has broken ground on an OPIC-supported project to build new storage for the country’s spent nuclear fuel, using equipment manufactured by a Camden, New Jersey company. OPIC earlier this year... Read more...

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OPIC partner Phatisa discusses Africa's investment opportunities

  Several of Africa’s poorest countries not only have a significant need for investment in agriculture, they also present a significant opportunity, OPIC partner Phatisa explains in this piece on its partnership with OPIC. In these... Read more...

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