Establishing a single digital identity is a fundamental component of development policies. It affects all areas of citizens’ lives, including access to goods, services and rights. In supporting the implementation of this initiative in Nigeria, the Identification for Development (ID4D) project...
Only few Nigerian SMEs have access to formal financing, despite the fact that they are essential to economic diversification. AFD supports the establishment of the Development Bank of Nigeria, so they can benefit from adapted loans.
The food crisis that hit West Africa in 2008 highlighted the necessity to strengthen emergency food security reserves at national and local levels, and to create a solidarity mechanism at regional level. AFD supports the implementation of this strategy.
Supported by the Agence Française de Développement and the African Development Fund of the African Development Bank Group, the ANCEE is a pan-african initiative launched in June 2015by the Association of Power Utilities in Africa (APUA), in order to improve the performance of the power sector...
Lagos is the biggest city in Africa, but its transport infrastructure is insufficiently developed. AFD contributes to strengthening the public transport system of the metropolitan area.
Agro-ecology is a decisive opportunity for the African continent. It will improve the productivity of its agriculture and make it more resistant to climate change. AFD promotes agro-ecological techniques in West Africa.
The poor condition of the road network hinders economic activity in rural areas of Nigeria. AFD contributes to the maintenance and construction of new road infrastructure in four Nigerian States.
AFD joins forces with the NBA to finance a project combining basketball and education on the SDGs in several African countries.
In Nigeria, more than 350 billion cubic feet (SCF) of gas are burned through flaring each year. This waste of energy is also responsible for more than 15% of the country's greenhouse gas emissions. AFD is exploring how to recover this gas and how it can be sold on the domestic market.