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Featured photo: Collecting drinking water in Ghana

In Winneba, Ghana, residents fill containers near a local drinking water facility. OPIC is providing political risk insurance to support a project to modernize the water infrastructure in Ghana, where a shortage of clean water is linked to... Read more...

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Photo: Four DFI executive directors speak at OPIC

Four U.S. Executive Directors of the key international development institutions spoke with OPIC staff in January, 2012, about the opportunities and challenges of their work. The Executive Directors act as liaisons between the U.S. government and the... Read more...

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Featured photo: Preserving Cambodian forests

Cambodian monks a play key role in  project monitoring and forest management in their community forest. Read more about the REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) project in Cambodia, for which OPIC is... Read more...

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Photos: In India, telecom sector taps solar power

OPIC’s board recently approved $150 million in financing to expand the use of solar energy to power telecommunications towers in India. Applied Solar Technologies plans to use the financing to supplement the diesel-powered generators on the... Read more...

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Photos: Low-income housing in South Africa

OPIC’s 2002 loan guaranty to a South African lender has led to the construction of thousands of homes for low-income residents in South Africa, while supporting may small construction businesses and creating jobs. The project is outlined in more... Read more...

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OPIC co-hosts luncheon for companies interested in investing in MENA

OPIC co-hosted a luncheon with the State Department at the Chamber of Commerce on August 11 for U.S. Companies investing, or interested in investing, in Egypt and Tunisia.  OPIC’s Executive Vice President Mimi Alemayehou, and Managing Director... Read more...

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Project Snapshot: Buchanan Renewables Fuel

Site Liberia Sector Renewable energy; biomass, rubber Challenge Make use of large volumes of rubber trees that have reached the end of their latex producing lives by harvesting them and producing wood chips to fuel biomass power... Read more...

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Photos: Kabul Marriott project

On June 6, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the construction site of the Kabul Marriott, a project backed by an OPIC loan.            ... Read more...

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