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Finance in Common

AFD, a Longstanding Partner of Public Development Banks

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Public development banks (PDBs) are both peer institutions and development partners for AFD and the two share a long history. Here is a brief timeline of the milestones of their common destiny.
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Finance in Common

Public Development Banks: The First Global Database

Base de données banques publiques de développement
What are development banks and finance institutions, and what is their purpose? What assets can they mobilize, and what is their share in the global financial market? The answers may surprise you. For the first time, a database provides a comprehensive mapping of development banks, and sheds light on the sheer might of these unsung institutions.
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Finance in Common

A Sustainable Future for African Cities

Mayors Convention for Sub-Saharan Africa
As part of the Paris Peace Forum and the Finance in Common Summit being held in early November, Agence Française de Développement (AFD) will present the program of the Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa (CoM SSA). This initiative launched by the European Union brings together 237 cities in sub-Saharan Africa. Its goal: to identify concrete solutions for low-carbon development, resilient to the effects of climate change.
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AFD in Kenya: Stepping in to Shore up Water, Health and Infrastructure

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With Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to France in October, four agreements were signed, not only to provide a major response to the current health emergency, but also to shore up infrastructure, transportation, and water and sanitation.

We find out more with Ghislain de Valon, AFD’s Country Director in Kenya.
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