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.

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.

Upcoming Event
66th Meeting of the Executive Board

Amsterdam, 10 October 2018                               All events

13th Open Call for Proposals

Funding Innovation

Making a Difference

Common Fund for Commodities invites applications for support of Commodity development activities

The CFC is an intergovernmental institution which provides financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries.

This is the 13th call for interested parties to submit proposals which opened in June 2018 and will close on 31 October 2018. Early submission of proposals is encouraged and is highly appreciated.

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Project Application


62nd Meeting of the Executive Board

The Executive Board of the Common Fund for Commodities met in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 18 to 19 October 2016 to review operational issues, financial and administrative matters and
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Working Committee meeting

A Meeting of the Working Committee to review “The Investment Policy of the Common Fund for Commodities – Recent Trends in the Financial Markets” was held at the Embassy
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Meeting with Babban Gona

  Babban Gona (“Great Farm” in Hausa) an agricultural franchise, developed by Doreo Partners an Impact Investing Firm, investing in profitable, high growth, early stage businesses that improve the
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