By The Nation
His approval of the issuance came at a committee meeting of the BACC .
Proceeds from the bonds, through crowdfunding, will support the cooperatives' low-interest loan project ‘Forest saving, Sustaining people’ life’.
It will also be used as loans to SMEs, community enterprises, and farmers planning green projects in agriculture and tourism as well as funding for other BAAC programmes.
“BACC was the first institution allowed to issue green bonds for environment development, in line with the bonds’ international standard” the minister said, adding that “ these bonds are checked and guaranteed by related organisations”, he said.
The meeting also approved BAAC's strategy for grass-root economy improvement.