Digital technology is playing an increasingly prominent role in Africa’s economic development. In fact, more tech companies are developing across the continent than in the rest of the world. In the approach to the VivaTech technology and start-up event in Paris from June 14 to 17, we interview...
This project aims at improving and expanding the network and infrastructure for drinking water and its sanitation in the City of Kisumu.
With senior Kenyans experiencing high rates of poverty and food insecurity, the government has introduced the Cash Transfer Program for Older Persons, a universal income for people aged over 70. To support this vital initiative, AFD has partnered with Age International & HelpAge...
On October 6-8 in Paris, the first Création Africa forum for cultural and creative industries (CCI) will feature fast-growing sectors such as TV series, animation, video games, and comics. How does AFD Group support industry professionals and help new talent emerge? We find out.
As part of its partnership with the Kenyan authorities in the energy sector, AFD is supporting the structuring of the national electricity grid by supporting the establishment of a new high voltage line between Mombasa and Nairobi.
Promoting access to reliable and clean energy in rural areas through the implementation of innovative financing mechanisms, the distribution of low-energy lamps and the improvement of energy efficiency of the electric grid.
As part of its partnership with Kenyan authorities in the energy sector, AFD is providing direct funding to Kenya Power to support the implementation of part of its master plan.
Based in Nairobi, the East Africa Regional Division covers four countries in the region: Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Erytrea, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan.
Rehabilitation of Nairobi water supply and sanitation system.
AFD joins forces with the NBA to finance a project combining basketball and education on the SDGs in several African countries.
The rapidly growing populations of Kenya’s towns, cities and informal settlements have placed additional pressure on basic services, with many lacking access to basic water and electricity services. AFD and the Kenyan Treasury have signed an agreement for a new 45 million-euro project to improve...