Development finance


  • New development finance in Tunisia

    New development finance in Tunisia
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  • Development: the AFD will finance new projects in Angola

    Development: the AFD will finance new projects in Angola
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  • AFD signed two grant agreements to finance studies of development projects

    AFD signed two grant agreements to finance studies of development projects... Financing preparatory studies for successful development projects The first grant agreement, with the amount of Euro 500 000, will fund studies concerning the project of improvement of urban development in Alexandria, intended to further increase the public transport sector and to improve transport conditions to serve citizens in urban areas of the governorate
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  • Interview with Bruno Leclerc, Director of AFD Mozambique

    The French Development Agency (AFD) is a French public institution whose focus is development finance. The AFD, the implementing arm of the French development cooperation policy, under the supervision of the French Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Finance, is present in over 60 countries spread over the five continents, and more particularly in Africa
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  • Events

    On March 4 and 5, the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris was bustling with energy and excitement. It was the stage for The Marketplace on Innovative Financial Solutions for Development, a major international event bringing together innovators and innovative development finance ideas from all corners of the world. The Agence française de dévelopopement, the World Bank Group and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation jointly organized the Marketplace which gathered workshops, case studies presentations and technical advice provided by experts and the final stage of a competition of innovative ideas and projects
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  • European Networks

    AFD, together with KfW, initiated the creation of the Practitioners ' Network with the aim of building a range of instruments for European development finance... The EDFI network gathers 16 European Development Finance Institutions and provides a platform for dialogue and for the implementation of joint actions, particularly in the form of cofinancing for the private sector
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  • AFD Group

    PROPARCO is a development finance institution specialising in capital investment, loans and guarantees. The core activity of the company is oriented towards Sustainable Development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
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  • Press Releases

    The 5 Voluntary Principles for Mainstreaming Climate Action within Financial Institutions have been developed by a group of multilateral development banks, including AFD with the International Development Finance Club (IDFC)... These 5 principles will contribute to increasing transparency and confidence in the fact that development finance institutions provide concrete and effective solutions to address the global climate challenge
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  • PROPARCO and EnerjiSA sign €40m loan agreement

    PROPARCO's financing is part of a facility totaling Euro700m, which includes a loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a loan from the Dutch Development Finance Institution (FMO) and a tranche financed by international and local banks... PROPARCO is a Development Finance Institution jointly held by Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and public and private shareholders from the North and South
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  • AFD-DFID Green Mini-grids £30-million Support Facility: Call for projects

    This information received under this call will be used to design a Capital Support and Transaction Advisory Facility for the Development of Green Mini grids (GMGs). GMGs are defined as mini-grids integrating renewable energy for power generation. Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is a bi-lateral development finance institution established in 1941 that works on behalf of the French government
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