Original disclosure @ DFC website
Updated in EWS Jan 20, 2023
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According to the DFC disclosure documents, this project involves the following:
Livelihoods Carbon Fund SICAV-RAIF seeks a 12-year, $25 million, 50% ($12.5 million in DFC exposure), pari passu loan portfolio guaranty from DFC. This guaranty is sponsored by the Center for Environment, Energy and Infrastructure of USAID’s Bureau for Development, Democracy and Innovation given its alignment with USAID’s efforts to advance natural climate solutions through sustainable landscapes programs that promote sustainable management of forest, agricultural, and other lands to improve livelihoods and resilience while reducing national and regional greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and land degradation.
DFC Risk Category: The capitalization of a fund is screened as a Category D activity for the purposes of environmental and social assessment.
Project contact information not available at the time of writing.
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