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Tillo Domor is a well-established operation in Urgench, Uzbekistan. Pic: EBRD

EBRD and Hamkorbank support Uzbek dairy producer Tillo Domor

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and long-term financial partner Hamkorbank are financially contributing to the development of the dairy sector in the Khorezm region of Uzbekistan responsible for the production of nearly 10%...

Olam International has operations around the globe, and is responsible for training programs in many countries. Pic: Olam International

Olam International gets $200m EBRD loan

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening the agribusiness value chain and trade in five economies across the eastern Mediterranean, eastern Europe and the Black Sea region, with a $200m loan to Olam International Limited,...

The Almarai plant at Al Kharj.

Almarai gets $100m EBRD loan

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has given a $100m loan to Saudi Arabian dairy company Almarai.

The EBRD and FAO say they will continue working with Kazakhstan’s livestock industry to create export opportunities for Kazakh producers. Pic:EBRD

Kazakhstan pushing ahead with dairy roadmap

By Jim Cornall

Kazakhstan has signed a ‘roadmap’ in the country’s capital Nur-Sultan that is intended to bring the country’s dairy industry to Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) standards.

Obour Land produces white cheese, spreadable cheese, UHT packaged milk and juice.

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EBRD $7m loan for Egyptian dairy company

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a $7m loan to support the expansion plan of Egyptian dairy company Obour Land.

Beyti is 52% owned by Saudia Arabian dairy firm Almarai Company, and 48% by PepsiCo Inc. Pic: ©Getty Images/MidoSemsem

EBRD supports Egypt’s Beyti with $44m loan

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing Egyptian dairy and juice producer, the International Company for Agricultural Industries Projects, S.A.E (Beyti), with a $44m loan.

Industry must boost social protection for rural farmers: FAO

By Niamh Michail

Rural poverty is the theme of this year’s World Food Day but agriculture in itself is not enough to end hunger, says the FAO – social protection is vital to protecting farmers which means industry can get involved. 

CEE news round-up

CEE news round-up

A number of major changes in production facilities across the
region sees Danone reversing its decision to close a biscuit
factory in Poland, the EBRD readying to invest in dried fruit
production in Uzbekistan and Minsk Beer poised...

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