Skip to main content
The OPIC Blog

Archive for the 'Uncategorized' Category

Featured photo: An award-winning OPIC project breaks ground

  ​​​​​​​In Aboadze, a coastal city in Western Ghana, construction gets underway on a 200 MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant, which is being built with the support of OPIC financing and political risk insurance. The power plant is... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured photo: Supporting economic growth through major infrastructure projects

The Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, which was expanded with the support of OPIC financing, is an example of OPIC’s longstanding commitment to critical infrastructure projects in emerging markets. OPIC’s ability... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

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...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

OPIC President and CEO honored with the Global Generation Award

The Millennium Campus Network is a nonprofit that is dedicated to training a new generation of global development leaders on university campuses across the globe. The organization recently held its 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference – MCC16 –... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

The Salone Reporter features Elizabeth L. Littlefield on Sierra Leone’s private sector led development

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield meets with government ministers in Sierra Leone to discuss investment opportunities and priorities.   “Sierra Leone has inspired the world with its courage and resilience these past few... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Featured Photo: Building a supply chain to support Afghanistan’s wool producers

    Nesar Nusraty, CEO of 2016 OPIC Impact Award winner American Wool and Cashmere, shows how wool produced by Afghan goat herders is sorted and de-haired before being shipped to market. American Wool of Beltsville, Maryland used... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

New legislation recognizes food security as a top global development priority

  This OPIC-supported project helps small farmers in Africa access advanced equipment to increase yields and expand their growing seasons. Learn more The Global Food Security Act, which passed earlier this month, paves the... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

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...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

“A league of their own”: Women in development discuss America’s global impact

Photo from left: Liz Schrayer, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (moderator); Dana Hyde, Millennium Challenge Corporation; Gayle Smith, U.S. Agency for International Development; Elizabeth Littlefield, OPIC; Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Peace Corps;... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Electricity supply unreliable even for many grid-connected Africans

OPIC partner Nova Lumos makes home solar kits that are affordable and portable.   A new survey of electricity access across Africa shows the regions where energy poverty is most severe and also highlights the fact that many... Read more...

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • RSS
  • Email

Pages