Energy for the Poor: A king's legacy
April 2015 issue of the OFID Quarterly
OFID and its Energy for the Poor Initiative
Learn more about OFID's role in helping eradicate energy poverty
Energy: The Key for Sustainable Development
Selected statements of OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish
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OiER Secretary-General Kari Aina Eik and OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish

OFID extends grant to fight energy poverty in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

OFID has extended a grant to help finance a solar lighting initiative for off-grid, rural communities in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The project represents OFID’s first cooperation with the Vienna-based Organization for International Economic Relations (OiER), which is acting as the vehicle for the grant.

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News & Events
Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan and Suleiman J Al-Herbish

OFID Director-General meets Queen Rania of Jordan

OFID Director-General Mr Suleiman J Al-Herbish has met with Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan. The meeting took place following signature by the Director-General of an agreement awarding US$700,000 in grant funding to the Madrasati Initiative, a scheme launched by Her Majesty in 2008 and implemented by the Jordan River Foundation.

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El Salvador agriculture

OFID extends first-ever trade finance loan to El Salvador

OFID has signed a US$10m loan with Banco Hipotecario, El Salvador. The loan represents the first of its kind in the Central American country. The funds are primarily intended to increase access to credit for international trade operations of SMEs and agribusinesses. 

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