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How OPIC supports food security in the developing world

This infographic highlights projects OPIC has supported from Haiti to Moldova to Sub-Saharan Africa and illustrates not only OPIC’s commitment to improving food security, but also the recognition that increasing food production is only part of the... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Off-grid power for homes in remote areas of Uganda

Photo Credit: SunFunder   In Uganda, a family places a portable solar light and device charger outside of their home. OPIC approved $15 million in financing to California-based SunFunder’s Beyond the Grid Solar Fund. SunFunder... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Agri-businesses benefit from power projects

  Tanzanian Rice Fields (Photo Credit: CNFA)   Growing rice has been Angelinia Michael Shirima’s life. It has enabled her to build a new home for her family, pay school fees for her children and a bicycle for... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Eco-friendly and sustainable aquaculture in Vietnam

Off the coast of Vietnam, an ocean farmer monitors Barramundi fish in an offshore net pen, where the fish are allowed to swim freely at low densities. With financing from OPIC, the Turner Falls, Massachusetts-based Australis Aquaculture LLC... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Bringing telecommunications to Burma

  In Burma, workers set up a telecommunications tower for Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd., which is using OPIC financing to support its work expanding Internet access in this long isolated country.  Apollo’s work has helped increase... Read more...

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Featured Photo: A sweet product helps farmers in Indonesia earn more income

A worker at OPIC-supported Big Tree Farms shows the inside of a raw cacao pod that will be processed into a wide range of cacao products at the processing facility in Bali, Indonesia.  An OPIC loan is helping the Oregon-based Big Tree Farms... Read more...

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Exploring investment opportunities in Ukraine

    OPIC President and Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth L. Littlefield met Andy Hunder, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine on October 6 to discuss OPIC’s existing investment portfolio in Ukraine, its... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Providing healthcare in violence prone regions

  A baby receives a medical exam from a doctor working with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a relief agency that uses OPIC political risk insurance to support its work responding to humanitarian crises in more than 20 countries... Read more...

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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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