For development projects to deliver results as soon as possible to the populations, AFD has developed an e-learning dedicated to the procurement of contracts it finances. It is open to all beneficiaries of AFD financing.
Since 2001, the watershed region of the Yaque del Norte, the main river in the Dominican Republic, has with AFD’s support, been experimenting with an unprecedented territorial management program reconciling reforestation with agriculture and livestock farming. Building on the progress achieved over the last two decades, the project is now entering its third phase and aims to scale up.
As the pandemic takes hold and the economic ramifications intensify, a number of financial players, including partners of AFD and Proparco, are taking action to support African SMEs - small and medium enterprises. Many are already facing major financial difficulties.
The state of the oceans reflects the health of our planet. Millions of people’s lives and livelihoods depend on clean, healthy oceans, as does precious marine life. To meet the rising environmental, social and economic challenges tied to oceans, Agence Française de Développement has set sail in a new direction, in line with France’s commitments. AFD’s Fisheries and Ocean Project Manager, Hélène Gobert tells us more.
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the Government of Egypt have signed on 10Th June 2020, a new Development Program Financing (DPF) agreement for the development of Egypt’s Electricity sector. The DPF comprises a credit facility of EUR 75 million—the first of two equivalent credit facility operations, with the second one to be possibly approved later this year—and additional grant funding of EUR 1 million for the deployment of effective and targeted technical assistance programs.