• World
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Sep 20, 2017
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Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.23 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 0.19 MLN
Converted using 2017-09-20 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ FMO website

Updated in EWS Jun 24, 2018

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Project Description

This project creates a partnership between the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and FMO to support FMO's financial intermediary clients, the FMO Gender Working Group and FMO’s Women’s Market and Women-Owned SME approach. KIT will support FMO build a better gender lens in its financing strategy and approach.

Investment Description
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)

The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) was set up in 1910 as a ‘Colonial Institute’ for the study of the Tropics and the promotion of trade and industry in the former colonies; it is now a foundation / society that works as an advisory and research firm to enhance the positive impact of agencies, governments and corporations on sustainable development in low- and medium income countries. They achieve this by generating evidence and applied knowledge for the practical implementation of socio-economic change, working in partnerships.


Contact Information

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Communities who believe they will be negatively affected by a project funded by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) may be able to file a complaint with the Independent Complaints Mechanism, which is the joint independent accountability mechanism of the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and the German Investment Corporation (KfW) . A complaint can be filed in writing, by email, post, or online. The complaint can be filed in English or any other language of the complainant. The Independent Complaints Mechanism is comprised of a three-member Independent Expert Panel and it can provide either problem-solving, compliance review or both, in either order. Additional information about this accountability mechanism, including a guide and template for filing a complaint, can be found at: https://www.fmo.nl/independent-complaints-mechanism