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Archive for the 'agriculture' Tag

Featured photo: Helping more farmers grow more food

  The head agronomist at the Forestry Agricultural Investment Management (FAIM) farm in Rwamagana, Rwanda. FAIM is  applying its plant propagation technology to improve crop yields, and obtained a loan from OPIC in 2012 to support... Read more...

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“We must do both:” Littlefield says development must focus on people and the planet

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield spoke at the U.N. Climate Change Conference earlier this month, where  she addressed the particular challenges of promoting sustainability in the developing world. She stressed that expanded... Read more...

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Renewing the future through investment

OPIC’s work catalyzing private-sector investment to solve critical world challenges is increasingly focused on the renewable resources sector, with projects that support clean and sustainable development. On Dec. 2, OPIC will highlight its work... Read more...

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OPIC in action: Small business loan improves food security, export opportunities in Moldova

Site Moldova  Sector Agriculture, Food Processing Challenge Lack of a domestic grain terminal meant Moldovan businesses had to export their agricultural products from ports in neighboring Ukraine. Solution A 2007 loan... Read more...

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Photo: President of Guinea visits OPIC

Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea, visited OPIC August 1 and met with OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield and OPIC Executive Vice President Mimi Alemayehou. President Condé highlighted some of the policy changes he is working... Read more...

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