French Government


  • The French Government promotes innovations in Africa through the "100 Innovations for Sustainable Development for Africa" initiative

    The French Government promotes innovations in Africa through" the 100 Innovations for Sustainable Development for Africa" initiative... On Thursday, 13 th of March 2014, four Ghanaian innovators were awarded with certificates for their successful participation in" the Innovations for Sustainable Development for Africa" competition organised by the French government
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  • A new Strategy for a Stronger and more Influential Agency

    It aims to strengthen AFD and situate it within the framework of the new" partnership for development" promoted by the French Government. Last update in February 2013
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  • AFD in the Philippines

    AFD was authorised by the French government to operate in the Philippines in June 2009, as part of the lastest wave of geographical expansion of AFD to emerging economies, under a specific mandate of promoting green and inclusive growth. The Manila office, lead by Director Luc Le Cabellec, opened in May 2010 with the support of the French Embassy in the Philippines
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  • USD 150 million French-assisted loan from AFD in support to the national government's decentralization reforms

    An official development assistance (ODA) loan agreement amounting to USD 150 million has been signed between the Government of the Philippines and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD- French Development Agency) on Wednesday April 16 2014. The loan will partially finance the 2014 general budget requirements of the National Government in the framework of its Local Government Finance and Fiscal Decentralization Reform Program, in co- financing with the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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  • Signing the AFD loan agreement for the construction of phase two of the Cairo Metro line 3

    It should be noted that this second phase of Line 3 also benefits from another loan from the French Government up to 200 million Euros. HE Jean Felix Paganon, Ambassador of France in Egypt and Jean- Pierre Marcelli Director of the AFD agency in Cairo have signed the convention implementing the project with the Central Bank of Egypt Mr. Hisham Abd El Hafez, Deputy Governor and Mr. Mohamed Tammam, Assistant Deputy Governor, and Mr Atta El Sherbiny, Chairman of the Authority for Tunnels
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  • AFD and Philippine Government formalize their cooperation

    The MOU was signed by the Director of AFD' s Asia Department, Grégory Clemente, in the presence of Rolando Tungpalan, Deputy Director of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), on behalf of the Philippine Government, Luc Le Cabellec, Director of the Manila agency, and Hugues Antoine Suin, Senior advisor to the French Ambassador to the Philippines and Micronesia
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  • AFD and Philippine Government formalize their cooperation

    The MOU was signed by the Director of AFD' s Asia Department, Grégory Clemente, in the presence of Rolando Tungpalan, Deputy Director of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), on behalf of the Philippine Government, Luc Le Cabellec, Director of the Manila agency, and Hugues Antoine Suin, Senior advisor to the French Ambassador to the Philippines and Micronesia
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  • Press Releases

    It has been actively participating in the recovery plan implemented by the French Government to mitigate the effects of the crisis in these Communities... AFD executes the French government' s development aid policies
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  • AFD in Egypt

    The French Government authorized AFD's intervention in Egypt in 2004. The Agency started project identifications in 2005. In April 2006, AFD and the Ministry of International Cooperation signed an Framework Agreement, approved by Presidential Decree and ratified by the Parliament; the agreement entered into force in February 2007. The involvement of AFD in Egypt was materialized in February 2007 with the opening of the Cairo Office, which has accelerated project identification and appraisal and enhanced the dialogue with the Egyptian administration and AFD's potential partners in the public and private sectors. Financial products
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  • Aga Khan Hospitals in Kisumu and Mombasa to expand through support from Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

    The AKDN and the French Government have a long-standing relationship internationally and in Kenya. In line with the co- operation in the social, cultural, economic and humanitarian fields defined in the Accord of Cooperation between the AKDN and the French Government signed in 1999, AFD Group has supported multiple projects in East Africa and Asia
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