Investment in this infrastructure


  • Territorial and urban development of territorial authorities (FINDETER)

    The key projects and initiatives will be those that will increase the provision of basic services and infrastructure, which play a crucial role in poverty reduction, as well as investments in infrastructure with strong regional leverage. Access to the financing required for these investments is a serious bottleneck, particularly for small and medium-sized municipalities
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  • "AFD supports India in difficult times"

    Very aware of this impediment to development and growth, the Government of India has been considering the infrastructure sector a national priority since the mid 2000s. Thus, while the 11th Five Year Plan (2007 2011) aspired to achieve a level of investment of 500 billion, the 12th plan, which covers the period 2012 2017 aims to achieve investment in infrastructure by 1000 billion
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  • 3 questions to

    The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them. For example, without sanitation networks, in Southern cities all the wastewater is discharged into the street, parks and natural waterways
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  • Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016

    The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them. For example, without sanitation networks, in Southern cities all the wastewater is discharged into the street, parks and natural waterways
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    At international level, it is leading to common tools, such as the EUR 600m infrastructure investment fund, whose creation was recently announced by the two Chief Executive Officers in Burkina Faso... The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them
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  • Supporting climate finance innovation in India

    Providing concrete solutions to the challenges of financing investments in green infrastructure In a context of rising energy demand, rapid urbanization and fight against climate change the Government of India has made it a priority to drive development through cleaner means of growth... The India Lab has been developed in response to this need for better investment vehicles for green infrastructure in India
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  • AFD's Intervention at the VIVAPOLIS Colloquium in Istanbul

    Launched by an opening speech of HE Mr Ambassador Laurent BILI, this colloquia intended to present the French know-how in terms of sustainable urban development in the Turkish context which reveals a high urban growth triggering important investment needs in infrastructure, especially in the framework of the process of harmonizing with the European Union's standards
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  • Extension of the Port of Cape Town

    South Africa's main contributor to its competitiveness on the international markets is its transport sector. The main shipping routes run along the coast of South Africa in the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, making the Port of Cape Town, in the south-western part of the country, a key entry point for trade between South Africa and its partners in Southern Africa. The white paper on the national policy for commercial ports, drafted by the South African government in 2002, stresses the importance of encouraging investment in port infrastructure to improve security, reliability, quality and speed of port operations and user access to port facilities. Investments must serve the economy in a sustained manner with respect to the environment, including promoting intermodal freight transport systems
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  • Supporting sustainable urban mobility in India

    At international level, it is leading to common tools, such as the EUR 600m infrastructure investment fund, whose creation was recently announced by the two Chief Executive Officers in Burkina Faso... Providing concrete solutions to the challenges of financing investments in green infrastructure In a context of rising energy demand, rapid urbanization and fight against climate change the Government of India has made it a priority to drive development through cleaner means of growth
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  • Funds and Investment Facilities

    A Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF) was set up under the new neighbourhood instrument at the end of 2007 to give the relevant countries access to the financial resources they require to create heavy infrastructure in the social, transport, energy and environment sectors. Water and Energy Facilities
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