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.

30th Annual Meeting of the Governing Council

The Hague, 6-7 December 2018                               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.

13th Open Call for Proposals

Funding Innovation

Making a Difference

Common Fund for Commodities inviting applications for support of Commodity development activities is now closed.

You can still access all the information relating to the submission process in this Call for Proposals but we are no longer able to accept new proposals.
The 14th Call for Proposals shall be notified shortly.

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Project Application


Delegation from UNCTAD visits CFC

28 February 2018, Amsterdam Mr. Parvindar Singh, Managing Director of CFC, received Mr. Paul Akiwumi, Director, Division for Africa, LDCs and Special Programmes, at the CFC headquarters in Amsterdam.
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Investment opportunities in Colombia

20 February 2018, Amsterdam The Common Fund for Commodities, at the invitation of the Embassy of Colombia in the Netherlands, Procolombia and the Impact Hubs of Amsterdam and Bogota,
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Sudanese High-Level Delegation

  22 December 2017, The Hague Mr. Parvindar Singh, Managing Director of CFC, at the invitation of the Embassy of Sudan in The Hague, gave a presentation regarding CFC
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