Development aid institutions


  • 3 questions to

    The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them. For example, without sanitation networks, in Southern cities all the wastewater is discharged into the street, parks and natural waterways
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  • Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016

    The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them. For example, without sanitation networks, in Southern cities all the wastewater is discharged into the street, parks and natural waterways
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them. For example, without sanitation networks, in Southern cities all the wastewater is discharged into the street, parks and natural waterways
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  • Banks and Development Agencies

    Development aid is a universal issue... Many countries have now set up establishments similar to AFD, which are in charge of official development assistance and financing aid projects. Banks and Development Agencies. Consultation and coordination with bilateral institutions or agencies constitute essential levers for both effectiveness and the relevance of AFD in its intervention countries
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  • New Publication: " Beyond a success: Impacts of ADB- AFD cofinanced projects in Vietnam

    As stringled out the Publication, this collaborative effort springs from the consensus of the community of bilateral and multilateral official development assistance providers to increase aid efficiency and reduce the cost of its administration by the recipient country... It is also the hallmark of the desire expressed by the senior management of both institutions to reinforce their operational and strategic links to maximize development impacts of our cofinanced projects and thus contribute to the sustainable and inclusive development in Viet Nam
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  • European Commission

    The EU rationalized its development aid financing instruments in January 2007. They were reduced from twenty thematic and geographical instruments to six. An AFD representation office was opened in Brussels in order to establish a priority partnership with European institutions, particularly the European Commission
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  • AFD-EUDN 2005

    How to Assess the Needs for Aid? Much of the current popular debate about foreign aid is based on the assumption that the poorest countries are in a poverty trap... The usual mechanisms suggested to explain the poverty trap are inadequate saving and increasing returns to investment, and foreign aid is offered as a way to escape poverty traps
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  • Strategy

    The Government strategy as defined in the 2014 2017 Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda II (GSGDA II) and the Compact 2012- 2022 signed in June 2012 by the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and Development Partners. AFD's strategy in Ghana is increasingly moving towards providing funding to public institutions without State guaranty (non- sovereign loans) and private sector financing
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