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.
03/06/2013In order to encourage the implementation of the projects of energy efficiency and renewable energy in China, AFD has successively financed two programs of green credit lines in 2006 and 2009 respectively in partnership with three Chinese banks: Shanghai ...Read more30/05/2013Mrs. Anne Paugam, Inspector General of Finances, was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) by the French Council of Ministers on 29 May. This decision follows her hearing before the Foreign Affairs Committees of ...Read more29/05/2013Following the conference “Together for a New Mali”, which was held in Brussels on 15 May 2013 and gathered aid pledges from the international community in excess of EUR 3.2bn, Yves Boudot, Director of AFD’s Africa Department, and Bruno ...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 website