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  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
Bank Risk Rating: U
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Board Decision Date: 2017-09-20
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Borrower or Client: Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
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  • Education and Health
Investment Type(s): Grant
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 0.23 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 0.19 MLN
Converted using 2017-09-20 exchange rate.

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Original disclosure @ FMO website
Updated in EWS: 2017-10-27

Project Description
This project creates a partnership between the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and FMO to support FMO's financial intermediary clients, the FMO Gender Working Group and FMO’s Women’s Market and Women-Owned SME approach. KIT will support FMO build a better gender lens in its financing strategy and approach.
Investment Description
The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) was set up in 1910 as a ‘Colonial Institute’ for the study of the Tropics and the promotion of trade and industry in the former colonies; it is now a foundation / society that works as an advisory and research firm to enhance the positive impact of agencies, governments and corporations on sustainable development in low- and medium income countries. They achieve this by generating evidence and applied knowledge for the practical implementation of socio-economic change, working in partnerships.
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