Development aid


  • Better co-ordination for development aid in Vietnam

    Better co- ordination for development aid in Vietnam
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  • Events

    AFD is celebrating its 70 th anniversary this year and is organizing a symposium with the Institute of Public Management and Economic Development (IGPDE) on the history of European aid with the aim of identifying how it has developed, often as a result of national policies... On this occasion, it organises with the Institut de la gestion publique et du développement économique (IGPDE) a symposium on France, Europe and Development Aid, from the Treaties of Rome to date
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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
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  • Press Releases

    The poll also shows that there is a real demand for information on the part of the French who would like to get a better understanding of development aid and assess its effectiveness... Six French people out of ten consider that France plays an important role in combating poverty in the world and must continue to develop its own aid policy within Europe (76 %). This opinion concerns both bilateral and multilateral aid (UNITAID, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, European Development Fund, etc.)
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  • Press Releases

    Agence Française de Développement and Crédit Agricole Asset Management launch an innovative mutual fund reconciling financial investment with development aid... By creating AMUNDI AFD AVENIRS DURABLES, Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and Crédit Agricole Asset Management Group (CAAM Group) aim to offer an innovative product that reconciles cautious and responsible investment with development aid
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  • Press Releases

    AFD expanded its aid actions to more developing and emerging countries, contributed to discussions about development aid, and consolidated its business model. AFD Spearheads French Development Aid Actions
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  • AFD-EUDN conference : Program and documents

    Applying evaluation to development and development aid... Any development aid donor, including NGOs, is willing to show to its individual contributors that spending in the aid-recipient country is efficient... The difficulty to publicize the concrete results of development aid and the associated doubts surrounding its efficiency create in developed countries a context of hesitation towards official development aid (ODA)
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  • Events

    It will also be an opportunity for the public to learn more about development issues, as well as initiatives they can participate in, such as AMUNDI AFD AVENIRS DURABLES, an innovative financial product that reconciles financial investment and development aid. On the agenda for these three days: testimonies, film screenings, meetings with experts, readings and conferences
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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. Three others are oriented towards crisis situations (stability instrument, humanitarian aid and macro-financial assistance instrument)
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  • Dead Wrong

    Moyo, a Zambian, argues that development aid has not only failed to reduce poverty in Africa but has in fact perpetuated it by fostering corruption and dependency... Yet, aid can hardly be said to have hindered development in these countries. In fact, the author misses the main point about development aid, which has been reiterated in countless publications over the past 50 years, namely that all forms of external aid bring with them negative side-effects that have to be taken into account
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