Our Mission

Making commodities work for everyone

The Common Fund’s mandate is to enhance the socioeconomic development of commodity producers and contribute to the development of society as a whole. In line with its market-oriented approach, the Fund concentrates on commodity development projects financed from its resources.

These resources consist of voluntary contributions, capital subscriptions by Member Countries transferred to the Second Account and interest earned. In partnership with other development institutions, the private sector and civil society, the Fund endeavours to achieve overall efficiency in and impact on commodity development.

68th Meeting of the Executive Board

Amsterdam, 16 October 2019

30th Anniversary of the CFC

The Hague, 3 December 2019                            All events

Our Projects

In the least developed countries people heavily depent on commodities for their livelihood. Thus, commodities form the backbone of economies and they account for the bulk of the export earnings of countries.

CFC is proud to play a catalytic role in promoting and supporting poverty alleviation through commodity- focused development.

15th Open Call for Proposals

Funding Innovation

Making a Difference

The CFC is inviting applications for support of commodity development activities in its member countries.

Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC provides support in the field of commodity development, along the whole value chain. The intervention should, besides giving a sound financial return, also provide for a measurable social and environmental return.

All interested parties are kindly invited to submit qualifying proposals no later than 15 October 2019.

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Delegation from the Embassy of Costa Rica

21 August 2019, Amsterdam.  Ms. Anna Maria Oduber, Minister Counsellor and Consul General, and Ms. Eliana Villalobos Cárdenas, Minister Counsellor from the Embassy of Costa Rica in The Netherlands
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CFC Annual Report 2018

10 July 2019, Amsterdam. The year 2018 has been full of new initiatives and discussions in a range of subjects covering commodities and their impact on producing and consuming
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