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HONDURAS PORTFOLIO HIGHLIGHTS 2018

The Honduras portfolio contains three enterprises, two of which are relatively new – Crepaimasul Cashew and Apis Lilian Honey – as well as an existing enterprise from the first phase of EDP, Aproalce Vegetables. There is a clear distinction between the performance of the two newer enterprises and the existing

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ETHIOPIA PORTFOLIO HIGHLIGHTS 2018

The portfolio in Ethiopia consists of three enterprises: Zembaba Honey, GreenPath Food and Assosa Seed Union as well as one newer enterprise that is in Pre-EDP stage – Assosa Mango. Financially, half the enterprises are now profitable in terms of gross profit. However, overall, the portfolio has recorded net losses.

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BANGLADESH PORTFOLIO HIGHLIGHTS 2018

The portfolio in Bangladesh comprises three enterprises, with the most recent, Prantojon Agro, approved for support in 2018, Chetona Fish Hatchery approved in 2016 and Bolon Duck Hatchery approved in 2017. All enterprises in the portfolio were profitable in 2018, and total revenue has increased by 15% since receiving support

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EDP Annual Report 2018

I am delighted to announce the launch of the latest EDP Annual Report which you can read in full here. In 2018, we have seen the EDP portfolio grow to a total of 20 enterprises. Three new enterprises were approved: two in Bangladesh (Coastal Agro and Prantojon) and one in

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Red chilis from one of GreenPath's Partner Farms

A Glimpse of EDP in Ethiopia (Part 2)

This is the second of two articles written by Robert Timms, Oxfam EDP board member. (The first can be read here.) In November 2018 I had the opportunity to spend a week in Ethiopia with Oxfam’s Enterprise Development Programme (EDP). Travelling with the local EDP staff, based in Addis Ababa,

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EDP-ethopia

A Glimpse of EDP in Ethiopia

This is the first of two articles written by Robert Timms, Oxfam EDP board member. In November 2018 I had the opportunity to spend a week in Ethiopia with Oxfam’s Enterprise Development Programme (EDP). Travelling with the local EDP staff, based in Addis Ababa, plus Oxfam colleagues from Mexico, Oxford

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