Development policy


  • Supporting Curitiba's sustainable development policy

    Supporting Curitiba's sustainable development policy. Supporting Curitiba's sustainable development policy... Curitiba opted for sustainable urban development back in 1960 and has integrated this notion into all its public policies. This exemplary policy consequently aims to reconcile the development of housing and transport with the preservation of the urban environment
    Read more

  • Supporting Curitiba's sustainable development policy

    Supporting Curitiba's sustainable development policy. Supporting Curitiba's sustainable development policy... Curitiba opted for sustainable urban development back in 1960 and has integrated this notion into all its public policies. This exemplary policy consequently aims to reconcile the development of housing and transport with the preservation of the urban environment
    Read more

  • Supporting implementation of Curitiba's sustainable development policy

    Supporting implementation of Curitiba's sustainable development policy... The AFD is supporting the local sustainable development policy aiming to preserve urban biodiversity and develop clean transport systems in order to improve the population's living conditions... In 1960, Curitiba opted for sustainability in its urban development, and has incorporated this concept in all of its public policies
    Read more

  • European Development Policy: A Response to the Crisis Affecting Globalisation

    European Development Policy... The world's biggest donor, the European Union --the Commission and the member states combined- -provides nearly 60 % of official development assistance in the world, the equivalent of 93 euros per European citizen in 2007. However, despite Europe's financial clout, its development policies are facing a major strategic challenge
    Read more

  • Press Releases

    From Berlin to Bonn, from Frankfurt to Washington, or in London, Brussels and Luxembourg, the interviews brought out different national profiles, but what they have in common is a certain continuity in the development policy built over the past 20 years, despite changes in governing parties
    Read more

  • European Networks

    This European think tank set up the Development Policy Forum which gathers several European and international organizations involved in development aid. The aim is to discuss and have exchanges on European development policies
    Read more

  • Press Releases

    This major reform, which will be reflected in a law brought before Parliament in the first quarter of 2016, will allow AFD to implement the French President' s objectives for France' s Official Development Assistance policy. The operational capacity of AFD Group, the central actor in State policy to support developing countries, will be considerably strengthened thanks to an initial tripling of its capital by the State, then a fourfold increase by 2035. AFD's financing for developing countries and international solidarity will increase by EUR 4bn by 2020, including EUR 2bn for the fight against climate change and its consequences, while grants will increase by some EUR 400m by 2020. This will lead to a 50 % increase in AFD's activity to EUR 12 5bn by 2020. CDC will contribute EUR 500m to the development policy for equity investments
    Read more

  • Official launch ceremony for NUDP

    NUDP is based on actions in the field and provides support for the definition of a sectoral development policy for mountainous regions. Actions in the field concern the participative definition of land management plans, land tenure securitization, the promotion of farmer organizations, industry structuring and support for agricultural popularization services
    Read more

  • Official launch ceremony for NUDP

    NUDP is based on actions in the field and provides support for the definition of a sectoral development policy for mountainous regions. Actions in the field concern the participative definition of land management plans, land tenure securitization, the promotion of farmer organizations, industry structuring and support for agricultural popularization services
    Read more

  • Events

    It is based on the principle that the active participation of citizens or their representatives can improve both the legitimacy and effectiveness of public policies and, in this case, development policy. A number of initiatives have been implemented (Dialogue with civil society on our strategic documents, monthly meetings with stakeholders and the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs) on the basis of AFD's transparency policy established in 2007, one of the aims of which is to develop a dialogue process between the Institution and citizens
    Read more