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ITFC Signs a EUR 40 million Agreement with SONACOS to Finance 2021/22 Groundnut Season in Senegal

This is to support the full recovery of the Senegalese economy as agriculture is a vital sector that contributes about 16% to the country’s GDP

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (ITFC-idb.org), granted a Euro 40 million financing to Senegal National Groundnut Company (SONACOS). This facility is dedicated to the post-Covid recovery of the Senegalese agriculture sector, the facility is purposed at financing part of the 2021-2022 groundnut campaign. The financing shall cover about…

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    • International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) partners with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to support Egypt’s cotton sector and Sudan’s dairy sector
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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) partners with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to support Egypt’s cotton sector and Sudan’s dairy sector

The two institutions will ensure that these sectors remain resilient with increased production, easier access to finance and an enhanced safe operating environment for workers

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (ITFC-idb.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) (www.UNIDO.org) today held a high-level bilateral meeting to highlight two project agreements in a virtual kick-off ceremony with Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO of ITFC…

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    • Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO of ITFC and H.E. Alamine Ousmane Mey, Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (IsDB Governor)
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ITFC and the Republic of Cameroon Sign a US$750 Million Three-year Framework Agreement to Support Cameroon’s Key Sectors through Integrated Trade Solutions

A EUR 98 Million Murabaha financing agreement with SODECOTON was also signed to facilitate the purchase of agricultural inputs and cotton seeds

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) and the Republic of Cameroon have signed on April 12, 2021 two agreements in a virtual signing ceremony between H.E. Alamine Ousmane Mey, Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (IsDB Governor) and…

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The Arab Africa Trade Bridges Program (AATB) Extends its Support for OCP Africa’s Agribooster Program in Côte d’Ivoire

ITFC Partners with OCP Africa to Support Côte d’Ivoire’s Agriculture Output and Train 20,000 Farmers

The Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, a multi-partner Program led by the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), partners with OCP Africa for supporting OCP Africa’s Agribooster Program to reach rice farmers and enhance agriculture value chains within Côte d’Ivoire. The agreement was signed by Dr. Mohamed Anouar…

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Executes its First Standalone LC Confirmation Transaction

ITFC’s approval supports the timely import of fertilizer for agriculture and agri-food processing industries in Bangladesh while enhancing food security and boosting intra-OIC trade flows

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has advised and confirmed the first standalone Letter of Credit in favour of Groupe Chimique Tunisien in Tunisia under the recently approved LC Confirmation Facility. The LC which was issued by City Bank Ltd…

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Supply Chain 4.0 – What is next for digital solutions in Agritech? Islamic Development Bank and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Discuss Agritech Digital Solutions in 2nd Agritech Webinar

The 2nd in a series of special webinars from IsDB and ITFC explored how 4IR solutions can transform supply chains and boost the flow of agricultural trade across borders

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-IDB.org) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (Agriculture Division) in collaboration with IsDB Group Business Forum (THIQAH) recently hosted a webinar entitled “Agritech Digital Solutions”, covering how fourth industrial revolution (4IR) innovations can drive sustainable change across agribusiness value chains. With around 45%…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to enhance Groundnut Oil Quality Standards and boost Senegalese Export Capabilities

Technical Assistance in favour of SONACOS to boost global value chains, groundnut oil processing standards and Senegalese export capabilities as it seeks to enter new markets

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a Grant Agreement for the Senegalese Groundnut Oil Processing Company, SONACOS, to acquire new laboratory analysis equipment. The Technical Assistance will enable SONACOS to acquire equipment that will specifically enable the…

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Launches Four-Part Documentary Series on West African Cotton Sector

Documentary to air on CNBC Africa and Afrique Media TV this November

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, will be releasing a series of four short documentaries on its extensive cotton sector trade finance and development interventions in West Africa. Called the White Gold Series, the documentary will air on CNBC Africa…

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Afreximbank, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and Arab Bank For Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) launch Collaborative COVID-19 Pandemic Response Facility (“COPREFA”), US$1.5bn Facility to Support African Resilience and Recovery amid Global Pandemic

COPREFA will be accessed by eligible central banks, commercial banks and businesses to finance the import of medical supplies as well as agricultural equipment

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com), the pan-African multilateral EXIM bank, partners with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), the Trade Finance Arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group; and the Arab Bank For Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) (www.BADEA.org), to launch a US$1.5-billion Collaborative COVID-19 Pandemic…

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The Islamic Development Bank and The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation hold a webinar on AgriTech & Digital Supply Chain

The webinar explored opportunities for leveraging the digital transformation to drive the global supply chain, trade, and investments in the agricultural sector

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (Agriculture Division) in collaboration with IsDB Group Business Forum (THIQAH) jointly held a live webinar entitled “The Role of AgriTech in Food Security & Sustainability” to discuss sustainable climate-smart agricultural technologies for achieving food and nutrition…