(a) develop further the client's leading market position in the malting sector as well as other core businesses in the region
(b) improve supply and quality of raw materials from the primary farming sector
(c) develop grain infrastructure in the region
(d) support the Group’s investments in energy efficiency initiatives.
In line with the above, the Bank is considering a EUR 55m financing of a regional working capital line for the procurement of agricultural commodities. This investment aims at enhancing the Group’s sustainable agricultural supply chain.
(b) Strong upstream linkages under the Framework will provide a stable market for local farmers: As Soufflet increases its local input sourcing for trading and processing, more farmers could benefit from a long term client relationship, improving market stability for their products, while benefiting from technical assistance in crop growing.
(c) Stimulating competitive behaviour and market orientation in other sectors of the economy, most importantly in primary agriculture through interactions with suppliers and clients.
(d) Have a demonstration effect on both domestic and foreign investors associated with a variety of new ways of financing projects in the agribusiness sector.
(e) Introduce significant efficiency improvements to the costly and energy intensive malt production which will result in considerable energy savings and substantial environmental benefits by lowering emissions from the operations.
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