The first condition to benefit from FEXTE financing is to be ranked as a middle-income country (MIC). The list of MICs is established by the World Bank every year based on average per capita gross national income (GNI).
The technical cooperation program is also required to meet 4 criteria:
- Be in line with AFD’s geographical and sectoral mandates
- Concern a sector with a priority focus on “green and inclusive growth”
- Promote French expertise or experience
- Contribute to French influence.