Economic development


  • A €14m grant for an economic development program

    A euros 14m grant for an economic development program... AFD's Board of Directors approved a Euro14. 295 grant to the Republic of Afghanistan on behalf of the French State for an economic development program... Access to electricity will give the region greater economic development potential
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  • Reviving decentralization: key to economic development

    Reviving decentralization: key to economic development... The recently signed peace agreement is partly based on reviving a process to make regions the main drivers of economic and social development in their territories
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  • Towards green economic development in Vietnam: a long term perspective

    Towards green economic development in Vietnam: a long term perspective
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  • Substantial increase of AFD's financial commitments for the economic and social development of Cambodia

    Substantial increase of AFD's financial commitments for the economic and social development of Cambodia... In total, through these new funding, France shall be positioned, in principle, as the second largest bilateral OECD donor to Cambodia after Japan for 2013. In addition, from a qualitative point of view, the great diversity of the concluded financial agreements in form of guarantee scheme, grant, sovereign loan and non- sovereign loan) is a best illustration of AFD's specificity: offering a wide range of financial tools to support most actors that contribute to the economic and social development of the country
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  • AFD is proud of its action, which is firmly rooted in economic and social development in the context of everyday life

    AFD is proud of its action, which is firmly rooted in economic and social development in the context of everyday life... AFD is visible at the heart of community life and is proud of its action, which is firmly rooted in economic and social development in the context of everyday life
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  • Development of human capital to promote economic growth - 50th anniversary of AFD's corporate university

    Development of human capital to promote economic growth- 50th anniversary of AFD's corporate university... CEFEB (Centre for Financial, Economic and Banking studies) delivers high level technical training in banking, finance and project management to decision-makers and managers of AFD's partner countries, mainly in Africa. Specifically designed to provide solutions to development challenges or to meet needs expressed by AFD's collaborators, CEFEB's Master' s programme crosses the boundary between theoretical research and proven operational practices in the field, thus building capacity and eventually human capital for the promotion of economic growth and development
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  • Women's Economic Empowerment: Opportunities and Microfinance Conference

    Woman plays an important role in social and economic development. Accordingly, it is crucial to shed the light upon the challenges facing her economic integration in the society with a special consideration to the microfinance and its contribution to her economic empowerment
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  • Economic cooperation

    The purpose of this project will be to support the long term economic development of the area by promoting more fluid commercial activity by supporting some themes being explored by the regional economic forums and Executive Board of UCCIOI. Support for innovation and sharing of experiences in terms of green technology also play a central part, through recognition of the assets and know-how of Reunion Island, an overseas collectivity with extensive skills
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  • Signature of a grant agreement (500 000 EUR) for the Feasibility Study and Capacity Building Facility (FERC)

    The Financial Agreement, signed on 27 January 2014 with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED), is the third of this kind allocated to Ethiopia, cumulating AFD's contribution under this modality to a total amount of 2 M EUR. Under the responsibility of the MoFED, the FERC gives AFD and the Ethiopian Government, a flexible tool for conducting studies relevant for identification or preparation of projects that may require a specific AFD financing
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  • Projects and sustainable development

    AFD is committed to ensuring that the projects and programs it finances are consistent with the five major objectives of sustainable development: fight against poverty, fight against inequalities, conserve biodiversity, fight against climate change and foster economic development... Economic development / investment in responsible production and consumption patterns +
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