Securing a Transparent Solar Supply Chain that Aligns with U.S. Values
DFC approved up to $500 million in financing to First Solar, Inc.—the largest American solar manufacturing company—which will support the construction of a 3.3 GW solar module manufacturing facility in India.

The agency’s support will not only boost solar panel manufacturing capacity, helping tackle the climate crisis, but will also amplify efforts to improve supply chain transparency throughout the renewable energy sector. 
DFC Approves 21 Landmark Transactions
The agency's Board of Directors approved four investments in addition to the 17 approved since the last quarterly Board meeting, mobilizing more than $1.1 billion to tackle key development challenges.
Boosting Investment and Fostering Prosperity in Fragile States
DFC and its G7 partners are collaborating to launch the Africa Resilience Investment Accelerator (ARIA), a new platform designed to unlock investment in fragile and conflict-affected states across Africa.
Unlocking Opportunities for Women in Central America
The agency hosted a virtual townhall for potential clients in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador to discuss how DFC’s 2X Women’s Initiative can mobilize further investment to support women.
Advancing Food Security in Niger
A DFC loan to Orabank Niger—the country’s eighth-largest bank—will help increase lending to small and medium enterprises in the agriculture, livestock, and food value chain sectors, bolstering food security in the country.
Promoting Gender Equality in Climate Finance
A $10 million DFC investment in the IIX’s Women’s Catalyst Fund will support 500,000 underserved women and girls in Asia, helping build resilient, sustainable, and climate-friendly economies across the region.
Driving Innovative Solutions to Critical Challenges
DFC’s Portfolio for Impact and Investment (PI2) had a banner year, committing $145 million of investment in innovative and impactful early-stage ventures, writes DFC’s Dia Martin in a recent blog post. 
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