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Featured photo: A date producer creates jobs and economic opportunity in the West Bank

In the West Bank city of Jericho, local women work at the Nakheel Palestine processing facility preparing a variety of quality dates for sale in markets around the world. OPIC supports Nakheel through its financing to the Siraj Palestine... Read more...

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OPIC President visits Ukraine to explore investment opportunities

  On his first official visit as OPIC President and CEO, Ray Washburne reiterated the Agency’s commitment to Ukraine, a country where OPIC has quadrupled its investment in recent years. “We’ve got a full pipeline of deals that we’re... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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