Development issues


  • Enriching knowledge of development issues

    Enriching knowledge of development issues
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  • Photographic exhibition : AFD sets out to put development in pictures with Magnum Photos

    With 7 pictures reports on development issues, the exhibition is open to public in big cities in France and in foreign countries since May 2011. In Vietnam, the exhibition will be held from 1 st to 14 th November 2011 at French Institute in Hanoi- -L'Espace (24 Trang Tien Street)
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  • AFD's Economic Newsletter n°22 | Aid Effectiveness

    A bimonthly newsletter on development issues and economic analysis. This initiative is in step with the renewal of Official Development Assistance policies. Every two months, readers will discover varied analyses of assistance concepts and policies, discussions on the economic news in regions where the AFD intervenes, and an overview of the Agency' s main works and publications
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  • AFD's Economic Newsletter n°22 | Aid Effectiveness

    A bimonthly newsletter on development issues and economic analysis. This initiative is in step with the renewal of Official Development Assistance policies. Every two months, readers will discover varied analyses of assistance concepts and policies, discussions on the economic news in regions where the AFD intervenes, and an overview of the Agency' s main works and publications
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  • Photo Exhibition "Objectif Développement" touring in Pakistan

    AFD chose to use photography to illustrate development issues and to communicate on its activities. In association with Magnum Photos, a well-known press agency, AFD has organised travelling photo exhibit called Objective
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  • Press Releases

    It provides an essential overview for a broad range of readers looking for clear answers to contemporary development issues, from students and academics to development professionals, partners in the South, financial institutions and any member of the public with an interest in these questions. In a clear and lively style that avoids over-technical language, this book compiles nearly 25 years of the author's experience in development to provide an illuminating technical and operational overview of the history and theory of development assistance and the major issues that are challenging international cooperation today: where does sustainable development stand in relation to development assistance, who are the new stakeholders in development, what are the new forms of cooperation and how are they being integrated into development processes?
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  • Sustainable development in strategies

    Sustainable development issues have a dual purpose: they provide a structure that makes it possible to define both development objectives and the activities that will allow them to be achieved... The inclusion of sustainable development issues in its various strategies is thus a structural focus in order to Make the sustainable development objective the common reference for all AFD's operational activities (POS 3). AFD's view is that the sustainable development process must be pragmatic and tailored to the specific features of each country and sector of operation
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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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  • Press Releases

    These events will provide a framework for discussions on development issues with numerous experts with a professional or personal interest in this field... This conference and debate organised by the AFD, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the technical committee on Lands and Development will address the issues of galloping population growth, increasing scarcity and degradation of natural resources and growing commercial pressure on lands
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  • Our events

    Eminent personalities will be analyzing the main sustainable development issues and AFD will be presenting its new strategic outlook, under the high patronage and in the presence of the President of the French Republic. Last update in December 2016
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