Developing countries


  • Soutenir

    In its activities to support the private sector, the AFD pays particular attention to SMEs that often make up 70 % of the productive fabric of a developing country. The AFD is committed to helping small local start-up entrepreneurs through national business improvement programs. The priority is to provide SMEs with a complete range of financial and non- financial business development services that will allow them to improve their productivity, deal with foreign competition on the local market and take advantage of international export opportunities
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  • Soutenir

    In its activities to support the private sector, the AFD pays particular attention to SMEs that often make up 70 % of the productive fabric of a developing country. The AFD is committed to helping small local start-up entrepreneurs through national business improvement programs. The priority is to provide SMEs with a complete range of financial and non- financial business development services that will allow them to improve their productivity, deal with foreign competition on the local market and take advantage of international export opportunities
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  • Soutenir

    In its activities to support the private sector, the AFD pays particular attention to SMEs that often make up 70 % of the productive fabric of a developing country. The AFD is committed to helping small local start-up entrepreneurs through national business improvement programs. The priority is to provide SMEs with a complete range of financial and non- financial business development services that will allow them to improve their productivity, deal with foreign competition on the local market and take advantage of international export opportunities
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  • C2Ds | Debt Reduction-Development Contracts

    Debt Reduction Development Contracts (C2Ds) are a mechanism within the French foreign aid tool-set. The mechanism aims to alleviate debt that has been contracted by a developing country within the framework of Official Development Assistance (ODA), e.g. French foreign aid. The C2D mechanism is part of what's known as the HIPC, or Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative, which is a multilateral programme to reduce the debt burden of certain countries
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  • History and Status

    1981 1989 :The global economic crisis exposed the fragility developing countries ' economies. The CFCE became involved with new areas and priorities, such as structural adjustment, support for the commercial sector and private sector initiatives. 1989 1992 :As the world underwent a number of political, economic and social upheavals, the CFCE's activity expanded from loans and equity holdings to include grants being made available to the poorest countries. In 1992, the CFCE became the French Development Fund
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  • AFD Group activity in India

    However, it is still a developing country in many respects. Despite the emergence of a dynamic middle class, a large proportion of the population is still living under the poverty line and the level of GDP per capita remains low
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  • CITIES REVENUE MANAGEMENT MASTER CLASS IN NAIROBI - October 2013

    The Task Force is leading the World Bank' s new Low Carbon Livable Cities Initiative, which will offer a comprehensive suite of tools and activities to help developing country cities plan and finance low-carbon infrastructure investments. The initiative aims to assist 300 cities implement climate-smart development plans in the next four years
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  • CITIES REVENUE MANAGEMENT MASTER CLASS IN NAIROBI - October 2013

    The Task Force is leading the World Bank' s new Low Carbon Livable Cities Initiative, which will offer a comprehensive suite of tools and activities to help developing country cities plan and finance low-carbon infrastructure investments. The initiative aims to assist 300 cities implement climate-smart development plans in the next four years
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  • Cities Revenue Management Master Class in Nairobi-October 2013

    The Task Force is leading the World Bank' s new Low Carbon Livable Cities Initiative, which will offer a comprehensive suite of tools and activities to help developing country cities plan and finance low-carbon infrastructure investments. The initiative aims to assist 300 cities implement climate-smart development plans in the next four years
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  • Agriculture and Rural Development

    The IGP in a developing country is never far away from a concept such as fair trade because the IGP exists only if the producers organize themselves to define the IGP, to obtain the recognition by authorities, to contract with buyers, and to promote products- and therefore to gain a better share in the distribution of the added value
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