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Featured Photo: Modernizing Rwanda's coffee industry and supporting small farmers

In Rwanda, OPIC President and CEO Ray W. Washburne and OPIC Vice President and General Counsel William Doffermyre look at coffee beans that are processed at the Westrock Coffee’s Rwanda Trading Company facility. With support of OPIC... Read more...

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How Rwanda Trading Company helped farmers revitalize the country's coffee sector

  This piece was also published on How We Made It in Africa In Rwanda, more than three-quarters of the country’s labor force works in agriculture and coffee is a key crop that generates a significant share of export earnings. But... Read more...

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Helping developing countries raise capital

OPIC political risk insurance product holds promise for financing large infrastructure projects  OPIC’s Schweigart (center) and Johnston (second from right) with officials from Energoatom.   One of the key ways... Read more...

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Featured Photo: A look at one of last year’s OPIC Impact Awards winners

As we get ready to host the 2016 OPIC Impact Awards, here is a look at one of last year’s winners:Belstar Development. This picture shows healthcare workers in Ghana who are receiving training on new equipment being introduced as part of a... Read more...

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PODCAST: Elizabeth Littlefield remarks on meeting with Senegal Prime Minister Mohammed Dionne

Last week, OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield traveled to West Africa with a group of investors to discuss opportunities for the region and announce a new regional OPIC office located in Abidjan. While visiting Senegal, Ms.... Read more...

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Why political risk insurance is critical to the global economy

Political Risk Insurance (PRI) began as a niche product but has become a “critical tool in the expansion of the global economy,” OPIC Director Mark Stuckart, wrote in the magazine of the Association for Financial Professionals. Stuckart,... Read more...

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Six days in Georgia: A conversation with Kenneth Angell

Part three in a series on OPIC’s work supporting development in Georgia. See the first posts hereand here. Last year, OPIC Vice President Judith Pryor visited Georgia and wrote about the dramatic impact OPIC’s support has had on... Read more...

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Could your business benefit from political risk insurance? BusinessUSA features OPIC’s John Moran

  “OPIC political risk insurance is designed to help U.S. businesses pursue commercially attractive deals that have a strong development impact in emerging markets,” OPIC Vice President of Insurance, John Moran explains in this... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award Winners: Belstar Development, LLC

Last month at the 2015 Impact Awards, OPIC recognized Belstar Development, LLC for excellence in development in the innovation category. Belstar is a Miami company that is serving as the lead investor in Ghana’s National Medical Equipment... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Expanding access to modern healthcare in Ghana

  Healthcare workers in Ghana tend to patients in a mobile clinic, part of the Ghana National Medical Equipment Project, a sweeping and ambitious program to update the country’s medical network by introducing advanced technology, expand... Read more...

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