Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is a financial institution and the main implementing agency for France’s official development assistance to developing countries and overseas territories. It finances projects, programs and studies through grants, loans, guarantee funds and debt reduction-development contracts and provides capacity development support to its partners in developing countries.
27/05/2013Many countries, confronted with low health care access and payment collection problems, now promote policies that exempt the poorest and most vulnerable from paying user fees. Community based health insurance sometimes complements these strategies. Such ...Read more13/05/2013AFD invites the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to present, on May 13th, its annual report on the Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. This year, the seminar will focus on subsidies development challenges in the energy sector.Read more
Development in motion
21/05/2013Paris, 21 May 2013. In its sixteenth issue, Private Sector & Development discusses the emergence of regional and pan-African banking groups in sub-Saharan Africa. The African banking sector is undergoing radical change as ...Access to the PROPARCO website14/05/2013April 2013 Jean-Raphaël CHAPONNIÈRE (Asia Center), Dominique PERREAU (D.P. Associates) and Patrick PLANE (Director, CERDI, CNRS, Université d’Auvergne) Coordination by Rémi GENEVEY (Director, Strategy Unit, AFD) Document in FrenchRead more