CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Funding Innovation

The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for support of commodity development activities in its member countries.  The objectives of the CFC supported interventions are:  (i) Social:
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Consultative Committee Approves Latest Projects

Amsterdam – The Consultative Committee meeting recently here in January reviewed project proposals over a range of commodity sectors and project interventions for financing consideration by the Common Fund.
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Roundtable Meetings on Rice Production

The Common Fund and the European Cooperative for Rural Development (EUCORD) recently organized two Consultative Round Table Meetings on rice production in Uganda and Tanzania. The meetings, which were
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Commodity Price Volatility and Food Security

Soaring food prices have again brought international attention to the world agricultural production, its risks and resulting limits to economic growth and development, as well as social, economic and
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Commodity Dependence is a Development Problem

The 2nd Global Commodities Forum (GCF) co-sponsored by CFC and hosted by UNCTAD, opened here with key addresses from chiefs of several international agencies, who reiterated that this year’s
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MDG Award for CFC Sorghum Farmers

NEW YORK–The highly successful CFC-financed sorghum project in Sierra Leone, which has been a showcase as an innovative public-private partnership (PPP) initiative, received the 2010 World Business & Development
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First African Drylands Commodity Atlas Released

Buenos Aires – The challenges being faced by small-scale farmers around world have recently been rising almost incrementally – – the food crisis and shortages; energy price hikes; and
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Governors Call on the Fund to Assess Future Mandate

Zanzibar – With the global financial crisis continuing to pose challenges for development institutions and effective partnerships to tackle poverty, food issues and shortfalls in agricultural productivity, the future
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