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Featured Photo: Improving livestock health in Zambia

  In Zambia, healthy cattle graze on a local farm that has been able to improve animal health with the support of the Silverlands Fund, an OPIC partner that invests in a variety of agricultural businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. By... Read more...

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Helping businesses help the world’s farmers

In Senegal, OPIC financing is helping farmers lease equipment like tractors and cold storage facilities so to help them grow, store and sell more food, like these mangoes pictured.   Many of the world’s farmers are unable to... Read more...

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Portfolio for Impact: How OPIC assembled a collection of small, high-impact projects

In Mumbai, India, a small business supported by OPIC partner Intellegrow, prepares fresh fish for local distribution.   In multiple African countries from Mali to Togo, small rural farmers have been able to increase food production... Read more...

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OPIC partners pay back

Workers at the Sante GMT factory inspect dairy products produced from milk sourced from thousands of local Georgian farms.   Last year, OPIC recognized its partner Sante GMT with an Impact Award for development impact. This year... Read more...

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The business of food security: A look at OPIC’s work in agribusiness

Earlier this week we highlighted OPIC’s growing portfolio of agribusiness projects that are helping increase food production and supporting small farmers. Here, John Aldonas, Deputy Vice President, OPIC Small and Medium Enterprise Finance,... Read more...

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How OPIC supports food security in the developing world

Over the past 10 years, OPIC has grown its agribusiness portfolio ten-fold. This infographic highlights projects OPIC has supported from Haiti to Moldova to Sub-Saharan Africa and illustrates not only OPIC’s commitment to improving food security,... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Providing equipment to support agricultural co-ops in Kenya

A worker for BrazAfric, a social enterprise that provides agricultural tools and machinery to farmers, inventories supplies in the company’s warehouse in Kenya. Many farmers who produce much of the food on the continent often can’t afford basic... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Expanding food production in Georgia

Workers at the Sante GMT factory inspect dairy products produced from milk sourced from thousands of local Georgian farms. Sante GMT has used $17.6 million in loans from OPIC to upgrade and expand an old dairy processing facility and to... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award Winners: Root Capital

In recent years as OPIC has increased its focus on renewable resources, it has supported investments not just in renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, but also in clean water, forest preservation and sustainable agriculture, which are... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC Impact Award winners: Sante GMT

Milk sourced from thousands of rural Georgian farmers is produced at a facility Sante modernized with the support of OPIC loans.   OPIC works hard to ensure the projects it supports will deliver a strong and positive impact in the... Read more...

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