In the city of Guiuan, in the Philippines, brand new houses stand in the place of the ruins left by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. The 126 families who have just moved into them can now sleep peacefully. This is the result of a partnership between the NGO ACTED, AFD and the Alstom and Lafarge foundations.
On 13 and 14 October, 1,000 young entrepreneurs from 54 African countries met at the annual forum of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) in Lagos, Nigeria. With AFD’s support, the businessman and philanthropist Tony Elumelu is pursuing his ambitious objective of launching the careers of 10,000 young entrepreneurs.
Remittances by migrants are the main source of financing for the development of their countries of origin. While Senegal and AFD are strengthening their cooperation on this issue, Olivier Kaba, AFD’s migrations project manager, analyzes this very particular process.
The Corporate Social Responsibility policy is a core component of AFD Group’s identity. Our Corporate Social Responsibility Report has been released every year since 2012 and meets the requirement of accountability, by enhancing the clarity and accessibility of information about the main social, environmental and governance issues of AFD and its subsidiary PROPARCO.