AFD agency


  • New managing team for the AFD Addis Ababa regional agency

    New managing team for the AFD Addis Ababa regional agency... The AFD regional agency has the pleasure to welcome its new team... With an agricultural engineering and finance background, Ignace MONKAM DAVERAT has been working for almost twenty year with the French Development Agency (AFD), where he occupied various positions as project officer, project manager and agency director, at AFD headquarters as well as in African agencies in Senegal, Cape Verde, Tanzania, Uganda and Djibouti where he was until now the regional director in charge of Djibouti, Yemen and Somaliland. Also coming from an engineering background, Shayan KASSIM previously worked for 5 years in a French banking group (Société Générale CIB), mainly in credit analysis, before joining the AFD internal auditing team in 2012. He now joins the ADF regional agency as project manager, where he will handle the urban development portfolio and he will act as regional manager when necessary
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  • AFD Chief Executive Officer pays new visit to Egypt, highlighting Agency's keen interest in Egypt

    AFD Chief Executive Officer pays new visit to Egypt, highlighting Agency' s keen interest in Egypt... The Chief Executive Officer of the French Development Agency (AFD), Mr. Dov Zerah, will undertake on 14 and 15 April 2013 his third visit to Egypt since September 2012, thereby confirming his keen interest in consolidating the activities of the AFD Group in Egypt
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  • SHELTER AFRIQUE AND THE FRENCH DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (AFD) SIGN A USD 20 MILLION LOAN AGREEMENT

    SHELTER AFRIQUE AND THE FRENCH DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (AFD) SIGN A USD 20 MILLION LOAN AGREEMENT... On April 3rd 2013, in the presence of H.E Mr Etienne de Poncins, the French Ambassador to Kenya, the French Development Agency (AFD) represented by Mr. Yves Terracol, Director of the East African regional office, and the Pan-African organization, Shelter Afrique (SHAF) represented Mr. Alassane Ba, Managing Director of Shelter Africa, signed a financing agreement of 20 million US dollars
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  • Partnership signed between The African Centre for Cities (ACC), the City of Cape Town (CoT) and the French Development Agency (AFD)

    Partnership signed between The African Centre for Cities (ACC), the City of Cape Town (CoT) and the French Development Agency (AFD... The African Centre for Cities (ACC), the City of Cape Town (CoT) and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed a partnership agreement with the objective of conducting research to better understand the challenges and opportunities for socio-spatial integration in Cape Town
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  • Welcome to the AFD French Guiana website

    The new AFD Cayenne agency website is an expression of our will to strengthen ties with our local and regional partners... The site provides information on strategies, activities and news from the AFD Cayenne agency
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  • Welcome to the AFD French Guiana website

    The new AFD Cayenne agency website is an expression of our will to strengthen ties with our local and regional partners... The site provides information on strategies, activities and news from the AFD Cayenne agency
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  • Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia, on visit to France

    Reference has been made to the opening of the AFD agency in Bogota at the highest level. In a joint declaration published on 26th January, the two presidents welcome the opening of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) regional agency in Bogota and the upcoming signing of an establishment agreement between the Colombian State and AFD
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  • Training for three South African banks to the Carbon Footprint tool

    A presentation from the meeting of ministries, funders and local banks made possible for the agency to present: its strategy for the support of clean energies, the credit line forecast to be allocated at the end of the year, as well as the Carbon Footprint tool, used by AFD since 2007 in order to gauge the carbon footprint of the projects that it finances
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  • Signing the AFD loan agreement for the construction of phase two of the Cairo Metro line 3

    A concessional loan agreement of the French Development Agency (AFD) in the amount of 44 million euros (about 352 million Egyptian pounds), was signed Tuesday November 2 2010. This is a contribution to financing the second phase of Cairo Metro Line 3... HE Jean Felix Paganon, Ambassador of France in Egypt and Jean- Pierre Marcelli Director of the AFD agency in Cairo have signed the convention implementing the project with the Central Bank of Egypt Mr. Hisham Abd El Hafez, Deputy Governor and Mr. Mohamed Tammam, Assistant Deputy Governor, and Mr Atta El Sherbiny, Chairman of the Authority for Tunnels
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  • AFD in Asia

    This mission was led by Yves Guicquéro, Deputy Director of AFD' s Asia Department, and Etienne Woitellier (Director of AFD's agency in Bangkok). It provided the opportunity to hold discussions with all the development partners gathered in Mandalay on 15 and 16 May, as well as with several ministers from the Burmese Government (Health, Agriculture and Irrigation, Planning and Economic Development) who were met in Nay Pyi Taw, the capital of Myanmar
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