Annual Report 2011
This edition of the Annual Report 2011 has a special focus on CFC project implementation in the sub-Sahara Africa region. In recognition of the United Nations-designated International Year of Cooperatives 2012, the two commodity profiles feature completed projects in Lesotho and Zambia for the smallholder dairy sector and the cashew improvement network for Eastern and Southern Africa.
Annual Report 2010
In 2010 as the global economy attempted to recover, the Common Fund sustained its mission and continued to finance and implement projects with ICB partners for a wide range of intervention measures directed at least developed countries (LDCs) and across many commodity sectors. Annual Report 2010
Annual Report 2009
2009 was a landmark year, in that the Common Fund for Commodities celebrated its 20th year, as the lead international institution for commodity development financing and advocacy on behalf of commodity dependent developing countries (CDDCs).
To mark the occassion, the Fund hosted an international seminar in The Hague, which focused on the role of commodities in development. The seminar attracted speakers and invited guests from international organisations, civil society organisations, NGOs, project partners and host country representatives.
Throughout 2009, on the heels of the global economic crisis and the attendant scarce availability of resources, the Fund sustained its mission and continued to finance and implement projects with ICB partners for a wide range of intervention measures directed at least developed countries (LDCs) and across many commodity sectors.
The public outreach section of this year's annual report offers a commodity profile highlighting coffee sustainability and the MDGs. Coffee represents 18 percent of CFC's project portfolio. The special feature section focuses on the Fund's contribution and impact in the area of applied agricultural research. Annual Report 2009