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Territorial and Farmers Financing MechanismsMembers only Login
Forest and farm producer organizations (FFPOs) from Africa, Asia, and the Americas met with potential donors and allies in Washington D.C. to discuss advantages and opportunities to invest in and strengthen the capacities of indigenous, community,...
Agricultural Lending: A How-To Guide Members only Login
Agriculture is the main source of income and employment for the 70 percent of the world's poor, who live in rural areas. Yet, only 10 percent of gross domestic produce (GDP) in low and middle income countries is generated by the agricultural sector....
The Major Players In Agri-FinanceMembers only Login
Here are some of the big players in the agri-finance universe.
The types of players include banks that specialize in agricultural loans, nonbank finance companies that do land and equipment loans, farmer-owned lending co-ops, REITs that own and...
EX-IM Bank FY 2019 Annual ReportMembers only Login
This is the annual report for the U.S. Export-Import Bank (EX-IM Bank) for FY19. In FY 2019, EXIM authorized a total of nearly $8.2 billion to support approximately $9.1 billion of U.S. exports and an estimated 34,000 American jobs.
Renewable Energy Finance Brief: Green Bonds
This brief, published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), posits that reallocating global capital into sustainable solutions requires a greater supply of effective and desirable capital market instrument. Green bonds help bridge...
Impact Investing 2.0: The Way ForwardMembers only Login
This report highlights in great detail 12 impact investment funds that have shown exceptional performance. Through an analysis of these funds, the authors discuss what they believe to be essential components of successful impact investments.
2015 Midyear Outlook
LPL Financial Research gives a report on the municipal market of 2015, illustrating the many influencing factors.
CDFA Welcomes IED
Toby Rittner, President and CEO of Council for Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), congratulates UK-based Institute of Economic Development (IED) on their successful year. Additionally, he gives an overview of CDFA and welcomes the partnership...
Innovative Financing for DevelopmentMembers only Login
This Global Development Incubator report describes the financing can promote development outcomes. It aims to create a common language and vision for leaders in the public and private sector to use as they explore innovative financing opportunities.
Financing Techniques for Brownfield Remediation
Professor Nico Groenendijk from the University of Twente (Netherlands) provides an in-depth analysis of brownfield financing and the various costs/benefits. Of the financing techniques provided, the guide includes four models of public-private...
State of the Bonds and Climate Change MarketMembers only Login
The annual Bonds and Climate Change report aims to estimate the size of the existing universe of bonds whose proceeds are used primarily for financing the transition to a low carbon and climate resilient economy. Included is a thorough analysis of...
Green Bonds: Fifty Shades of GreenMembers only Login
RBC Capital Markets provides a report on green bonds. Included in the report is an overview of green bonds, what the current market looks like globally, and the growth opportunity for green bonds in North America.
Ontario Brownfields Showcase Volume II
The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released a Brownfields Showcase Part II, which provides an updated overview of brownfields redevelopment opportunities, tools, strategies and new case studies.
Ontario Brownfields Showcase Volume I
The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released a Brownfields Showcase which provides an overview of brownfields redevelopment opportunities, tools, strategies and case studies.