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Kocani Waste Water Treatment Project

01.09.2013 - 31.12.2021

The project will finance the building of a waste water treatment plant in the city of Kocani. It will improve the water quality of one of the main rivers in the country. The project contributes to the sustainable development of the Kocani region through protection of the natural resources. This will promote the economic development of the region.

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Trade Promotion of Organic and Fair Trade Cotton

23.07.2013 - 31.12.2018

This consolidation phase continues to aim at alleviating poverty of small and medium sized cotton farmers through the development of certified organic and fair trade cotton value chains for the international market. The focus will be on assuring the economic and institutional viability of the program. This shall be achieved by improving the market orientation of the organic value chain development, by strengthening portfolio and business management of the partner institutions, and by shaping a conducive environment for the development of the organic sector.

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Roundtable for Sustainable Biomass

01.07.2013 - 30.06.2017

The RSB was created in 2006 to develop a consensus among industry, governments and civil society on global sustainable production principles for biofuels. The resulting standard and certification system is globally recognized as the most credible reference for sustainable biofuel and bioenergy production.

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Azerbaijan and Central Asia Micro- and Responsible Finance Project

01.07.2013 - 31.03.2019

The project aims to further the development of the microfinance sector in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, but also in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. More responsible lending and borrowing practices are supported, which will contribute to reduce the problem of over-indebtness and at the same time make financing more accessbile for the undserved population. The project is implemented by the International Finance Corporation.

Improved Water and Wastewater Services Program - Phase II

01.07.2013 - 31.12.2023

The Improved Water and Wastewater Services Program - Phase II (IWSP II) plans to increase the coverage of water supply systems and wastewater treatment infrastructure in four Governorates of Upper Egypt (Qena, Assiout, Minya, Sohag).

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Cities Development Initiative Asia CDIA Phase I

06.06.2013 - 31.12.2018

The regional multi-donor program Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) supports medium sized cities in Asia to prioritize, prepare and identify funding sources for sustainable urban infrastructure projects.

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Kant Water Supply Project

01.06.2013 - 31.12.2019

SECO has a longstanding partnership with the Kyrgyz Government aiming to develop and strengthen the urban water and sewerage sector of the country. Responding to the significant institutional and infrastructural needs, SECO engaged in 2013 in the Kant Water Supply Project (Phase I) on co-financing basis with EBRD. The municipality and water company have engaged in a public private partnership scheme. The project will rehabilitate the water and partly the waste water infrastructure of Kant and improve the management of the water company. The project with an overall budget of EUR 7,65 million, will be financed by an EBRD loan of EUR 1,5 mio., a grant by EBRD of EUR 0,45 mio. and a grant by SECO of EUR 5,7 mio.

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Sustainable trade capacities for fisheries value-chains

01.06.2013 - 30.06.2019

Indonesia is one of the world?s largest exporters of tuna, seaweed, and shrimp but its seafood industry is characterized by high-volume-low-value commodity production, mostly exported in bulk as raw products. The aim of the project is to support strengthening the trade capacity of the Indonesian fisheries sector.

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Child Protection in Tourism, Phase III

15.05.2013 - 31.12.2016

This project will contribute to improving quality and competitiveness in travel and tourism, an economic sector providing significant economic and employment benefits in developing countries. By strengthening a voluntary sustainability standard, the proposed project will support institutional expansion and infrastructure development for, in order to prevent and combat sexual exploitation of children in tourism and to improve the tourism sector's sustainability and competitiveness.

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Investment Climate Project, Azerbaijan

01.04.2013 - 31.03.2016

This investment climate program seeks to improve the business environment for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and takes place against the background of declining oil-revenus and the need to diversify the economy. Beyond diversification, reducing barriers for SMEs is a conduit for more equal access to economic opportunities

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Regional Retail Banking and Payment Systems Program in Asia

01.04.2013 - 31.12.2018

The overall goal of the East Asia Retail Banking Payments Program is to improve access to secure, efficient and cost-effective non-cash payment services in at least four of the following countries in East Asia: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam.

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