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September Board Meeting: Priorities renewed and newer

Photo Credit: Eugene Hoshiko of the Associated Press At its September meeting, OPIC’s Board of Directors kept the agency’s focus trained on priority sectors – renewable resources; food security and safe drinking water;... Read more...

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Investing in better harvests

Workers at the FAIM company in Rwanda begin planting new, virus-free banana plant seedlings. These seedling will help farmers boost their farm production, their incomes, and the local food supply. In Rwanda, deficient seed and plant stocks... Read more...

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Looking to Rio: Connecting the dots between environment and development

OPIC's Vice President for Investment Policy John Morton at the Frontiers for Development Conference Later this week, as thousands of world leaders gather with the global development and business communities at the Rio+20 ... Read more...

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Monthly news wrap-up: May 2012

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Investing in food security

President Obama delivered the opening keynote on May 18 to the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security in Washington, D.C. The event precedes the G8 summit Saturday May 20 at Camp David, where leaders will meet to discuss 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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