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Colonial dev corporation wants to buy CEC - Zambian Watchdog

“But CDC want a 25 year bulk supply agreement that guarantees lower and subsidised price rate”. CDC formally Colonial Development Corporation has put up a hostile bid to buy Zambia's lucrative power company- Copperbelt Energy Company (CEC.).

Delhi's Unauthorised Colonies: A Tale of Neglect, Since 1931 - The Quint

Last week, the Supreme Court came down heavily on the Central Government, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on the prickly and politically sensitive issue of unauthorised construction in Delhi and put a ...

UK taxpayers fund Pakistani radio, Indian stylists and Chinese bra makers in foreign aid - Express.co.uk

London based CDC Group, which allocates a big chunk of Britain's foreign aid received £735 million from the taxpayer last year, Express.co.uk can reveal. The mind-boggling list of companies CDC has invested in include Chinese bra and cake makers, ...

UK's 'development for profit' private equity arm set to grab £6 billion of aid funds - The Ecologist

It was first created in the late 1940s, as the Colonial Development Corporation, to invest in businesses in British colonies. [6]. Despite a full review of CDC's activities launched in 2010, we are concerned that CDC fundamentally confuses profit ...

Ottawa backed Idi Amin, but let's talk about the good Canada's done in Uganda - rabble.ca (blog)

In a joint partnership with the London-controlled Colonial Development Corporation, the Toronto company's highly profitable mine produced more than $250 million ($1 billion today) worth of copper yet paid no income tax until its capital was fully ...

The History of Hydropower development in Zambia - Lusaka Times

The history of hydro-power development in Zambia cannot be told without mentioning Dr. David Livingstone. He saw the Zambezi River as “God's Highway” to the sea but unfortunately God had other ideas. During his first journey down the Zambezi River, ...

One man is behind Allentown's nightmare: Mark Mendelson - Allentown Morning Call

One man is behind Allentown's nightmare: Mark Mendelson. A family trust and a business Mendelson runs own the foul, blighted Colonial Theater and the vacant, lifeless Americus Center Hotel, declared this summer unfit for human habitation. ..... He ...

Chestnut Hill Fighting to Preserve Its Architectural History - Curbed National

The building in question, located at 415 West Moreland Avenue, is actually a single family home designed in the Colonial Revival style by Philly's own Charles Barton Keen in 1910. Blake Development Corporation, the developer on the project, has been ...

Who Was Laurens Van Der Post? - Swans

Laurens's ascent to fame as an author of "nonfiction" was launched in the aftermath of World War II when he was recruited by the Colonial Development Corporation (CDC) to undertake an assignment in Nyasaland, Central Africa, to survey its potential for ...

Zambia: History of Hydropower Development - UKZAMBIANS (blog)

$8.4 million came from the Commonwealth Development Finance Company, $42 million came from the Colonial Development Corporation, and, biggest of all, $80 million came from the World Bank. Natural justice would have demanded that the power station ...

Major Renovations Proposed for Colonial Village - ARL now

The historic Colonial Village apartments (the portion owned by Wesley Housing Development Corporation) will be renovated and most of the units converted to low income housing, under a plan that's up for discussion at a county hearing next week.

Cruise on Ganga from Kolkata to Varanasi - Business Standard

Tourists will now be able to revisit the country's colonial past from Kolkata to Varanasi through the 1,280 km cruise on the river Ganga with West Bengal Tourism launching the service from tomorrow. “This is the first cruise on the Ganges after almost ...

From aid agency to cash machine? - BBC News

The Colonial Development Corporation (CDC) was a proud creation of the post-war Attlee government 60 years ago to promote industry and agriculture in the poorest parts of the empire. But now there are fears since the partial privatisation of the one ...

CDC Group plc is a development finance institution owned by the UK government. The Department for International Development is responsible for CDC, with shareholder duties managed by the Shareholder Executive. It has an investment portfolio valued around £3.9 billion and since 2012 is focused on the emerging markets of South Asia and Africa.

CDC Group plc
Development finance institution
Industry Development finance institution
Founded 1948
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Products Invests equity and debt directly and through funds.
Website www.cdcgroup.com

CDC Group plc (formerly the Commonwealth Development Corporation, and previous to that, the Colonial Development Corporation) is a development finance institution owned by the UK government. The Department for International Development is responsible for CDC, with shareholder duties managed by the Shareholder Executive. It has an investment portfolio valued around £3.9 billion and since 2012 is focused on the emerging markets of South Asia and Africa.