• Nicaragua
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
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Comercial Internacional Exportadora S.A
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 10.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ FMO website

Updated in EWS Nov 27, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank, FMO will provide a USD 10 million facility. The funds are utilized for the construction of a Robusta coffee mill and improvements in an existing mill in Nicaragua.  The investments in San Carlos will increase the efficiency of the mill.

Investment Description
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)

No information available at the time of the snapshot.

Private Actors
Private Actors Description

CISA is the market leader in Nicaragua and sources coffee from approximately 6,000 producers. The company has various programs in place to help some of their producers increase yields, become more climate resilient and increase their revenues. CISA will invest in a new mill processing Robusta coffee that will further incentivize the production of Robusta coffee and improve incomes among small producers in the impoverished Nueva Guinearegion of Nicaragua.

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