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ECOMICRO - Development of an Alternative Green Finance Channel through Crowfunding - Ecomicro Program
The objective of the project is to improve the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises in Argentina through an alternative funding system, green crowdlending.

Project Detail



Project Number


Approval Date

January 12, 2017

Project Status


Project Type

Technical Cooperation





Lending Instrument

Instrumento del Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones

Lending Instrument Code




Facility Type


Environmental Classification

Likely to cause minimal or no negative environmental and associated social impacts

Total Cost

USD 550,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 185,000.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 365,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/ME-16041-AR Non-Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Multilateral Investment Fund II (MIF) - Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/ME-16041-AR
  • Lending Type: Non-Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Multilateral Investment Fund II (MIF) -
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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Other Documents
Published Dec. 01, 2020
Published Oct. 14, 2020
Implementation Phase
ATNME-16041-AR PSR08028-06302020.pdf
Published Jul. 19, 2021
MIF Project Status Report-6-2018-ATN_ME-16041-AR - Rep7348.pdf
Published Feb. 04, 2019
MIF Project Status Report-6-2017-ATN_ME-16041-AR - Rep6512.pdf
Published Sep. 20, 2017
MIF Project Status Report-12-2017-ATN_ME-16041-AR - Rep7072.pdf
Published Aug. 01, 2018

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