Colombia-Beef (IFC-602126)

  • Colombia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Aug 21, 2018
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Not Specified
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.98 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.98 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS May 8, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 3, 2019

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Project Description

According to the bank, this project aims at improving Colombia's beef industry by aligning current cattle farming to more productive and sustainable practices, creating new opportunities to reach high-end export markets. The project will address the challenges associated with producing and exporting sustainable beef products in two ways: i) the project will work along clients’ supply chains to identify and address gaps limiting their productivity levels, such as increasing slaughter weight so that it meets the standards of major export markets. And, ii) the project will disseminate sustainable beef production practices along clients’ supply chains to decrease its impact on climate change, which will create great marketing opportunities for Colombian beef as a sustainable product for a global food market.

People Affected By This Project

1) Improve ranchers' productivity within client supply chains over a four-year period through the adoption of climate-smart ranching practices.
2) Support the sustainable development of Colombia’s beef sector to reach new/high-end markets.
3) Support existing beef industry efforts to develop sustainable practices and build local capacity.

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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