AFD joins forces with FIFA and Plan International to promote women's football in schools in order to build the capacity of young girls to become agents of change in their communities in vulnerable areas of three countries – Benin, Guinea and Togo.
By helping to finance a photovoltaic power plant, AFD supports Benin in the development and diversification of its electricity production. The modernization of the national electricity operator's IT system optimizes its performance and customer service quality.
AFD and the Basketball Africa League (BAL) are financing the production of a mini-series about 20 young Africans in an academy that combines playing basketball with sustainable development projects.
In Africa, making the digital transition is one of the challenges facing emerging and developing cities. To achieve this objective, AFD is supporting 12 African cities with technical assistance. In the African Smart Towns Network (ASToN), they are developing digital practices together to create...
African incubators and innovative companies are experiencing structural difficulties in accessing financing. AFD is addressing them by supporting the Afric’innov program. This will create new jobs and help build a network of incubators.
To celebrate more than six decades of action in Bénin, AFD in Cotonou organized a large photo exhibit in November. These images tell part of the story of those devoted to improving the lives of Bénin's men, women and children, in work that ranges from daily challenges to long-lasting human...
AFD is financing the construction of a museum and the development of the Royal Palaces of Abomey site.
Based in Cotonou, AFD's Benin office is attached to the Gulf of Guinea Regional Division.
In Benin, the government has made secondary education a priority. AFD has been contributing to these efforts since 2017 by supporting the Benin Secondary Education Support Project (PAESB). Here, we take a look at a program that puts students at the heart of the country’s governance.