Investing Dutch entrepreneurs - proposed transaction - cacao
A Dutch company plans to source cocoa from local production partners in various countries. The imported cocoa will be sold in the Netherlands and Europe.
The financing concerns working capital financing for the import of cocoa and partly operational costs and stock. The proposed DGGF Starter loan to the Dutch company has a loan term of 6 years.
The estimated impact is local employment for 6,000 small farmers. This project will contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals: SDG 1 (No poverty), SDG 8 (Decent Work), and SDG 12 (Responsible Production and Consumption).