Development through investment

BIO invests in SMEs in developing countries and makes a structural contribution to the socio-economic growth.

Development through investment
Ice is important business

Impact story

Ice is important business

BIO made a USD 5 M investment in ARF / XSML, an SME mezzanine fund active in Central Africa.
Mr Norman Batuma got a loan from XSML. This is his story.

Fixing the value chain

Impact story

Fixing the value chain

BIO gave a USD 2 M loan to Babban Gona, a large scale smallholder farmers’ platform in northern Nigeria.
Mr Kola Masha is the founder of the company. This is his story.

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Feronia/PHC - BIO’s mission is to invest in the most difficult places and circumstances.

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Annual Report 2018

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FinDev Canada and BIO partner to increase their contribution to the SDGs

In numbers

In 2017, BIO contributed to creating or maintaining more than 184,000 jobs.

In 2017, BIO contributed to the production of more than 14,000 GWh, thus avoiding the emission of more than 2.8 million tonnes of CO2.

In 2017, the outstanding loan portfolio of financial institutions supported reached more than 47 billion.

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