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Achieving Net-Zero Value Chains Through Inclusive and Circular Solutions
The general objective is to establish a facility to support the reduction of GHG emissions (particularly Scope 3) and contribute to net-zero value chains in the Amazon region and other geographical areas of the Bank's beneficiaries countries. The facility will help overcome technical, financial and knowledge barriers faced by bio-businesses (particularly in the Amazon region) and green entrepreneurs, ensuring required financial resources and capacity building to increase the availability of bankable investments.The facility will help increasing the flow of funds to initiatives that contribute to net-zero value chains

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Approval Date

July 21, 2023

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Facility Type

FFG (Facility Financing for Grants)

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Total Cost

USD 0.00

Country Counterpart Financing


Original Amount Approved

USD 2,000,000.00

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Implementation Phase
RG-O1713 Documento de la Facilidad vp.pdf
Published Oct. 27, 2023
RG-O1713 Facility Document pv.pdf
Published Oct. 27, 2023
Achieving Net-Zero Value Chains Through Inclusive and Circular Solutions.pdf
Published Aug. 01, 2023
Cadenas de valor con cero emisiones netas mediante soluciones incluyentes y circulares.pdf
Published Aug. 01, 2023
Preparation Phase
IDEATE 2023-04-17 Public Summary 1218 RG-T4301.pdf
Published Jun. 23, 2023

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