Financial institutions


  • AFD supports the Ghana Association of Microfinance Institutions to improve upon the quality of its financial services

    AFD supports the Ghana Association of Microfinance Institutions to improve upon the quality of its financial services... On 14 April 2015, AFD and the Ghana Association of Microfinance Companies (GAMC) signed a financing agreement in the amount of Euro 1 5 million. This grant will contribute to the professionalization of Microfinance Institutions which are members of GAMC, by improving upon the quality of their financial services delivery to disadvantaged communities and very small businesses operating in the informal sector of the Ghanaian economy
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  • Press Releases

    26 financial institutions, including AFD, adopt 5 principles to facilitate the transition towards low-carbon and resilient economies... An unprecedented coalition of 26 public and private financial institutions from both the North and South, worth USD 11 trillion, has pledged to mobilize their peers for Five Voluntary Principles for Mainstreaming Climate Action within Financial Institutions
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  • Experience exchange on the sustainable practices in the banking sector

    In association with the AFD Istanbul Agency, Turkey UN Global Compact has organized a 3-day study trip to Paris for the members of its working group Banks and Financial Institutions... Garanti Bank, Odeabank, TEB, TSKB, Is Bank, Kalkinma, Ziraat Bankasi) was received at the AFD Headquarters for meeting with different interlocutors from several departments and Proparco in order to discuss the following topics: the implications of the COP 21, green financing from AFD- and in particular the green credit lines granted to local financial institutions through the SUNREF program (Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance, program carried out by AFD's Financial Institutions and Private Sector Division) --as well as the management of E&S risks of the projects funded by AFD Group
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  • Press Releases

    This agreement is one of the first steps in order to increase the international development role of Cdp, in the framework of the European development cooperation system, said Antonella Baldino, Chief Business Officer of Cdp. Cdp is the youngest member of the international development financial institutions community even if the oldest of the institutions
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  • COP21: a unique opportunity to change our development models and lifestyles

    International Financial Institutions and Green bond. Maintsreaming climate action within financial institutions... International Financial Institution Framework for a Harmonised Approach to Greenhouse Gas Accounting... Mainstreaming Climate Actions within Financial Institutions
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  • AFD financing for IFRA to pursue and expand the microfinance support program in Madagascar

    On 27 April, the Anosy Region Financial Institution (IFRA) and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) signed two financing agreements (for a loan and grant) for a total amount of Euro1, 500 000, in the presence of Mr Jean Marc Chataigner, French Ambassador to Madagascar... It is a credit institution approved by the Banking and Financial Supervisory Commission under the financial institution category. IFRA is an original financial institution with a three-pronged mission to support the Great South of Madagascar, one of the less well served regions in terms of the provision of financial services, by offering classic microfinance to micro-enterprises in rural areas (leasing, working capital, construction) and refinancing microfinance institutions (MFIs) in the Anosy region and neighboring regions
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  • Marketplace on Innovative Financial Solutions for Development

    The Marketplace bought together an internationally diverse set of hundreds of development practitioners, donors, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, academics, representatives from a range of financial institutions, civil society, and policy makers. Objectives
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  • Two Ghanaian candidates awarded CEFEB/AFD's professional Master delivered in Marseilles, France

    Mrs. Emmaline Ofosu of Ecobank and Ms Paulina Bawa of Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority responded to a call for submission of applications to the annual session sent to organisations from both public and private sectors of the economy, especially financial institutions and ministries. Successful applicants get the opportunity to go to Marseilles- -France, to do this professional Masters Programme
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    They now hold managerial positions in Administrations and parapublic and private enterprises, banks and financial institutions in Djibouti. In parallel to the annual training session a number of Djiboutian trainees have attended various specialized seminars organized by CEFEB (development project management, financial management, management control, human resources, microfinance) in both Marseilles and sub-region countries
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