Belize Credit Union League partners with the IDB Lab and Global Affairs Canada to pilot Green Microfinance project

Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018. 9:00 a.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: The Belize Credit Union League Ltd. (BCUL) has signed a project with the Inter-American Development Bank Lab (IDB Lab – formerly the Multilateral Investment Fund) to boost climate resilience of farmers and fisher-folk through green microfinance in Belize.

Under the Caribbean EcoMicro Program, BCUL and three of its credit union affiliates – St. Francis Xavier Credit Union, Saint Martin’s Credit Union and Toledo Teachers Credit Union – will receive technical assistance to design and pilot adaptation finance that will increase access to climate smart technologies, products and services by farmers and fisher-folk in the northern, western and southern regions of Belize.

Over the next four years, US $850,000 in green financing…

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