Category B projects have potential environmental and/or social impacts and risks that are less adverse than those of a Category A and which are generally limited to the project site, largely reversible and can be mitigated via measures that are readily available and feasible to implement in the context of the operation.
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USD $ 20,000,000
USD $ 50,000,000
Project scope and objective
The financing proposed to Pantaleón S.A. (“PSA” or the “Company”) consists of a senior loan for up to US$70 million to be granted as follows: (i) up to US$50 million with funds from the IDB Group, and (ii) up to US$20 million through the mobilization of third parties' resources (“i” and “ii” jointly the “Loan”). PSA will use the Loan funds to finance (i) its industrial and agricultural fixed investment plans, including the implementation of green projects; and (ii) its working capital needs, including advance payments to sugarcane producers (the “Project”). The main development objectives of the Loan include: (i) improving agricultural productivity, improving yields and costs; (ii) support sustainable operations through the implementation of climate-smart investments/practices; (iii) strengthen the Company's value chain, supporting small and medium sugarcane producers; and (iv) promote the use of technology and innovation.
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