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.

69th Meeting of the Executive Board

Amsterdam, 8 April 2020

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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.

16th Open Call for Proposals

Funding Innovation

Making a Difference

The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) provides a range of financial and technical instruments to support projects proposed by enterprises, cooperatives and institutions along the entire commodity value chain in its member countries.

The support is offered mainly through loans to finance equipment, working capital or trade finance needs. The CFC seeks applications of projects that have reached a state of economic, social and environmental sustainability.

All interested parties are kindly invited to submit qualifying proposals no later than 15 April 2020.

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Visit by the Bank for International Settlements

13 January 2020, Amsterdam.  The Common Fund for Commodities received Ms. Ulrike Elsenhuber, Senior Relationship Manager and Mr. Prakash, Deputy Head (Foreign Exchange and Gold), from the Bank for
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31st Annual Meeting of the Governing Council

3-4 December 2019, The Hague.  The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) at its 31st Annual Meeting of the Governing Council held in The Hague, The Netherlands appointed Ambassador Sheikh
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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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