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Rebuilding Haiti one concrete block at a time

“You can’t build a country without concrete.” The statement has particular relevance in Haiti, where, more than three years since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake resulted in extensive death and destruction, the country is still working to repair and... Read more...

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Political risk insurance at work: Mali school operates amid political turmoil

When in 2011 OPIC provided political risk insurance in connection with the American International School of Bamako in Mali, the West African nation was a stable democracy. The insurance protects against loss of business income, including evacuation... Read more...

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Two OPIC deals named on IFC’s list of top public-private partnerships

OPIC’s 2008 deal to provide financing and political risk insurance to ContourGlobal is helping increase electricity generation in Togo. Photo Credit: ContourGlobal.   Public-private partnerships have long been at the core of... Read more...

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A world of opportunity: OPIC’s interactive map feature

    OPIC’s support of U.S. private investment extends around the globe to 160 developing and post-conflict countries. As the U.S. government’s development finance institution, OPIC catalyzes revenues, jobs and growth opportunities... Read more...

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Featured photo: Support for Rwandan coffee growers

  Shyara washing station owned by OPIC client Westrock Coffee Holdings’ Rwanda Trading Co. (“RTC”). OPIC political risk insurance is supporting RTC’s coffee processing operations in Rwanda, which provides agricultural extension... Read more...

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OPIC earns a top rating for innovation in the federal government

In an effort to improve efficiency and reduce application review times, OPIC has put more of its application forms online. Innovation has long been a core value at OPIC: It is reflected in the groundbreaking financial and insurance... Read more...

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OPIC receives environmental finance award for sustainable forestry

Always seeking to offer products that support sustainable development, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is pleased to share the news that Environmental Finance magazine has announced the agency and Terra... Read more...

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Things You Should Know About Political Risk Insurance

Opportunity. Uncertainty. Possibility. Unpredictability. These wide-ranging terms describe what many investors think about emerging markets, especially those with a history of civil unrest, violence or a questionable rule of law. We are in the... Read more...

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Project Snapshot: Restoring food supply in Haiti

Site Haiti  Sector Food Challenge Mitigating the risk involved in rebuilding a key flour mill that was destroyed in the 2010 earthquake. Solution OPIC provided Seaboard Overseas Limited with political risk insurance... 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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