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Featured Photo: Creating local jobs and advancing sustainable development in the Brazilian rainforest

In the Brazilian rainforest, a farmer climbs a tree to harvest açaí berries to be processed at a nearby facility. Sambazon, Inc. used OPIC financing to build an environmentally sustainable, organic açaí berry-processing facility, making it... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Improving food security in Moldova

A grain loading terminal and an oilseed crushing facility in Moldova has greatly improved storage, logistics and processing infrastructure for agriculture in one of the poorest countries in Europe. Moldova relies heavily on its agriculture... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Making cargo transport in the developing world more affordable

Cargo is loaded on a plane for transport in India, where QuantumID Technologies Inc. used a $3 million OPIC loan to introduce a cloud-based technology that is making cargo transport more affordable and more efficient. In the five years since... Read more...

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Recapping a month of pictures of our work around the world

  All throughout August we shared some of the images of the work we support in emerging markets around the world, and the people and communities that are benefiting from that work, in our #OPICSummerSnapshot series.... Read more...

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OPIC’s Summer Snapshot series highlights the work we support around the world

Today OPIC launches Summer Snapshots, a month-long photo series highlighting the work we are supporting around the world to improve access to food, housing, healthcare and energy and address other development challenges. As an Agency that supports... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Wind turbines support major renewable resources project in Jamaica

Blades ready to be assembled into wind turbines were delivered in Jamaica and transported to the site of BMR Energy, LLC’s 36-megawatt wind farm in Jamaica’s Santa Cruz Mountains. The wind farm, which was built with the support of OPIC financing... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Providing clean drinking water to hundreds of thousands of families in Algiers

In Algeria, where the Sahara meets the Mediterranean, sea water is abundant but drinking water is scarce. The Hamma Water Desalination plant uses reverse osmosis technology to transform sea water, a resource that is abundant but unusable in its... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Building a supply chain to support Afghanistan’s wool producers

Featured Photo: Building a supply chain to support Afghanistan’s wool producers   Nesar Nusraty, CEO of 2016 OPIC Impact Award winner American Wool and Cashmere, shows how wool produced by Afghan goat herders is sorted and de-haired... Read more...

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Featured Photo: A look at one of last year’s OPIC Impact Awards winners

As we get ready to host the 2016 OPIC Impact Awards, here is a look at one of last year’s winners:Belstar Development. This picture shows healthcare workers in Ghana who are receiving training on new equipment being introduce as part of a... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Expanding access to finance to women in rural India

  Photo Credit Iftin Fatah Female entrepreneurs who have obtained financing from OPIC-supported Satin Creditcare Network Limited gather for a group meeting in Galand Village in Utter Pradesh State.  At a time when access to... Read more...

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