One Commonwealth Development Corporation
executive, Anubha Shrivastava, was said to have claimed pounds 530 for a one-night stay at the Four Seasons hotel in Hong Kong and pounds 661.48 for a two-night stay at the five-star Portman Ritz Carlton in Shanghai.
Bob managed an agri-food project on behalf of Commonwealth Development Corporation
and the couple have visited several times since.
Lord Cairns, of the Commonwealth Development Corporation
, reported that COMAFIN I, under the Commonwealth Private Investment Initiative launched in Auckland in 1995, had brought double figure returns.
The project consists of three inter-related components:- A Euro 5 million line of credit, from risk capital resources, to the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) for on-lending to small growers for the replanting of an estimated 1,416 ha of old groves; - Euro 3.2 million, from risk capital resources, to part-finance the equity stake by the Citrus Growers Association (CGA) in "Del Oro Belize", the processing industry; - Euro 5 million, from the Bank's own resources, to the Commonwealth Development Corporation
(CDC) for new investments to develop the two processing plants CDC has recently purchased, with the approval of the Belize Government.
Born in 1933 and a graduate (in classics) of the University College of Ibadan, Anyaoku worked in the Commonwealth Development Corporation
from 1959 to 1962 and then in the new Nigerian Diplomatic Service, where he served with Nigeria's Mission to the UN from 1963 to 1966.
Other Liberty shareholders include: Tenaga National of Malaysia 40%, ICG 25%, Commonwealth Development Corporation
(CDC) 5%, Asia Infrastructure Development Co.
The Asian Coffee project was initially financed by the Commonwealth Development Corporation
(CDC), whose functions parallel those of the World Bank and which operates in 48 countries around the world.
"We felt the need to up our collective game," he said, "and create a new government--industry partnership called the Africa Infrastructure Board, which brings together all the players in the UK, whether that is government through the Department for International Development (DFID), or UK Export Finance (UKEF), one of our best-kept secrets, or the Commonwealth Development Corporation
(CDC), and private sector operators -- all operating in one single place to offer an end-to-end solution."