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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CFC Annual Report 2016

The Annual Report of the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) highlights work done during 2016. The Report contains a general review of operations and other relevant activities undertaken by
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Three new publications released by the CFC

The CFC released three topical studies looking into issues attracting increasing attention of countries, impact investors and commodity sector stakeholders. These topics covered are: Improving energy access in the
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Visit of Consul-Head of Mission of Ecuador

Amb. Fernando Bucheli Vargas, the Consul-Head of Mission of the Representation of the Republic of Ecuador in The Netherlands, paid a courtesy visit to the Common Fund for Commodities
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CFC moves to a new office

After over 20 years in the Museum district of Amsterdam, the CFC office has moved to a new location near the city’s Central Station which will modernize the working
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Africa Works! 2016 – Innovation in Finance

The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) participated at the Conference “Africa Works! 2016 – Innovation in Finance” on 10 and 11 November at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam.
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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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Award for CFC-financed project

In a special ceremony on 17 May 2016 at its headquarters in Washington, the Inter-American Development Bank honoured a rice project financed by CFC for its exceptional innovation. The
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High-Level OFID Seminar

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has invited the CFC to participate in the High-Level OFID Seminar on “Long-term Challenges of Food Security” taking place on 30 March
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Improving olive oil quality in Latin America

Through a four year project financed by the CFC, the “Cooperativa Olivicola Los 12 Olivos” established a cost-effective and environmentally sustainable production of high-quality olive oil suitable for the
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CFC takes more initiatives to promote PPP

In December 2012, CFC with the help of the Dutch authorities and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) organized a workshop on the following theme: “Business Driving Agriculture Development in
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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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