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  • Newsletter 20 - January 2012

  • 24 January 2012
  • Category: Newsletters
  • DEG and OeEB deepen their cooperation; Celebration of the 40th anniversary of BMI-SBI in the prestigious “Egmont Palace”; FMO, Swedfund, DEG, BIO joint investment in Addax Bioenergy, Sierra Leone; Swedfund Appoints Anders Craft Acting Managing Director and Hires Six Investment Staff; FMO and Proparco make their  first investment in photovoltaics; SOFID helps SISIL in providing cooling systems to Mozambique; Norfund Ready to move into “fragile states”: Myanmar and South-Sudan; FMO hosts conference on boosting investments in sustainable forestry and forest carbon; Cofides activities grew by over 17% in 2011; Swedfund Receives Capital Injection; FMO finances Tbilisi housing project; FMO, Proparco and DEG make 70 million US-dollars available to Base Titanium Ltd., a natural resource project in Kenya; Plastics alt camp reinforces its international activity with COFIDES financial support

    • EDFI Newsletter No. 20 (3.14 MB) Download
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  • Newsletter 19 - November 2011

  • 19 November 2011
  • Category: Newsletters
  • New Report Finds International Finance Institutions Critical for Job Creation in Emerging Markets; CDC appoints dana noble as new Chief Executive; Doing Business report launch in Brussels sponsored by EDFI; Norfund: Re-opening of earthquake damaged hydropower plant in the Philippines; OeEB: Renewable-Energy Investment in Honduras Will Help Power Thousands of Households;Premium ingredients in india to expand production capacity with Fonpyme and Cofides Financial support; Proparco investors’ club: new players in africa; DEG promotes wind power in Latin America;Leading Development Finance Institutions Launch Corporate Governance Framework to Support Emerging markets; FMO supports SMEs and women entrepreneurs in Turkey...

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  • Press release September 23, 2011

  • 24 September 2011
  • Category: Press release
  • A new report finds that international finance institutions play a key role in catalyzing job creation and growth through the private sector in emerging markets, particularly as governments face increased pressure on public resources.

    • 11 09 23 Press Release IFI Report (49.92 KB) Download
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  • Press release September 23, 2011

  • 24 September 2011
  • Category: Press release
  • Leading Development Finance Institutions Launch Corporate Governance Framework to Support Emerging Markets

    The leaders of more than 25 development finance institutions today will adopt the Corporate Governance Development Framework, a common set of guidelines to support sustainable economic development in emerging markets.

    • 11 09 22 CG DFIs Press Release (154.70 KB) Download
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  • New Report finds International Finance Institutions critical for job creation in emerging markets

  • 24 September 2011
  • Category: EDFI
  • The report, International Finance Institutions and Development through the Private Sector, was launched during the World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings. It was produced by 31 international finance institutions (IFIs). Senior officials of more than 20 IFIs are attending the launch event.

    • 11 09 23 IFI Report on private sector (2.78 MB) Download
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  • A framework for integrating corporate governance into investment operations

  • 24 September 2011
  • Category: EDFI
  • Leading Development Finance Institutions launch Corporate Governance Framework to support emerging markets

    • 11 09 22 Corporate Governance Development Framework (242.37 KB) Download
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  • Executive Summary of EDFI Guidelines for OFCs

  • 20 June 2011
  • Category: EDFI
  • EDFI has established a permanent working group to develop and maintain shared guidelines for transactions involving EDFIs and entities domiciled in offshore financial centres.

    The recommendations of the working group are summarised in this updated Executive Summary.

    • 11 06 18 Summary of EDFI Guidelines 2011 (238.47 KB) Download
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  • EDFI Annual Report 2010

  • 20 June 2011
  • Category: EDFI
    • 11 06 17 EDFI Annual Report (3.19 MB) Download
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  • Newsletter 18 - June 2011

  • 02 June 2011
  • Category: Newsletters
  • COFIDES supports the Spanish company SOLUTEX to produce essential oils and extracts in India; CDC publishes 2010 annual review; DEG looks back at a successful year 2010; DEG: first projects in Iraq; global water award 2011 to DEG client; FINNFUND: Cape Verde sets the pace for wind power in Africa; NORFUND: co-hosts the conference new African connections  -opportunities when finance, technology and health care meet; NORFUND invests in small scale solar panel company; NORFUND’s SN power Africa rebranded to Agua Imara; PROPARCO‘s strong commitment to fighting climate change; PROPARCO commitments raise to €944 mln in 2010; PROPARCO’s arrival on the carbon finance market; PROPARCO magazine: the 10th issue of is now available; SIMEST: 2010 activities and prospects for 2011  growth; SWEDFUND invests in the Belarusian wood industry; FMO, IFC and AfDB invest in Dibamba Power Company to improve Cameroon‘s electricity supply; FMO signs UNPRI and becomes a GIIN member; FMO approves new focus sector

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  • Newsletter 17 - February 2011

  • 02 February 2011
  • Category: Newsletters
  • BIO: The first « Single Origin Made in Vietnam » chocolate; Bio invests USD 5 million in SACEF; CDC launches ESG Tookit; CDC board visits Kenya and Uganda; Consultation on the future of CDC; COFIDES  Participates In  China’s First Major Desalination Project; COFIDES supports fersa bearings to establish in China; DEG supports bank for small and medium-sized enterprises in Cameroon; DEG improves health care in developing countries; DEG:symposium on SME financing in developing Countries; FMO: Opening E-Power facility in Haiti; New Credit Facilities for Delta Brac Housing by FMO and Triodos; FMO: Opinion article regarding the effects of BASEL III on Dutch Trade finance; Norfund and FMO acquired stake in Family Bank (Kenya); Norfund receives increased funding for renewable energy projects; Norfund: SME Fund investment Craft Silicon wins Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship; EUROPEAN FINANCING PARTNERS replenished with €225 million; New Chairman of of EDFI

    • EDFI Newsletter No. 17 (440.76 KB) Download