Investing in a sustainable future

BIO invests in small and medium-sized enterprises, financial institutions, and infrastructure projects, contributing to socio-economic growth in developing countries.

Investing in a sustainable future
Vaccines can be produced in Africa

Impact story

Vaccines can be produced in Africa

BIO has invested in African Rivers Fund I and III, managed by XSML.

Jarl Heijstee is the co-founder and managing partner of XSML. This is his story.

Honouring our coffee

Impact story

Honouring our coffee

BIO has invested in the Fairtrade Access Fund and is one of the donors of its Technical Assistance Facility (TAF FAF).

The Fairtrade Access Fund has invested in Soprocopiv, a coffee cooperative in Kivu, in the DRC, and has, likewise, supported them through a Technical Assistance Facility.

Judith Kahindo Katavali works as a technical supervisor of agronomists for Soprocopiv. Kambale Bonane Blessing owns a coffee plantation and is one of the members of Soprocopiv. This is their story.

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Greener money

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Belgian impact fund focused on the Indian rural economy hits first close of USD 60 M

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SDB bank will issue 10% shares to Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO)

In numbers

1,074,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions have been avoided thanks to our investments

98,000 direct jobs are supported through our direct investments, out of which one third held by women.

more than € 168 million in government revenues has been generated by our direct investments

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