Past years


  • AFD support the Mekong River Commission

    The project contribute to the MRC on going reform focusing on its core functions, as it was discussed and decided with the development partners during this past years
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  • Seminar on Public Private Partnerships in the Nigerian Water sector

    Indeed, Nigeria has become an economic giant over the past years but there are still significant gaps to fill in terms of infrastructure (and in particular in the Urban Water Sector). The French Development Agency, in partnership with the World Bank, (Lagos, Cross River and Ogun) in their urban water sector reforms and investment policies for a total amount of 110 m USD
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  • Constant increase in resources for NGO initiatives

    NGOs, trade unions and non- profit foundations) over the past year. 2015 was a very structural year for this partnership, both in terms of financial cooperation and strategic dialogue explained Marie Odile Waty, Head of the NGO Partnership Division at AFD
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  • Press Releases

    Martinique has made progress over the past years in improving hospital healthcare delivery, but it is still lagging far behind metropolitan France and significant catching-up needs to be done. The Health Information System consequently needs to be upgraded so health reporting tools and health information can be mutualized in the Department
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  • Seminar to support renewable energies development "Sharing experience between France and Vietnam

    With an annual demand growth of 15 % over the 10 past years and an expected growth of 12 % in average for the coming decade, energy demand in 2030 shall be multiplied by 4 compared to 2005. Vietnamese authorities have realized the strategic importance of renewable energies development to meet local demand and to support heir national green growth strategy and fight against climate change
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  • Press Releases

    Part 1 reviews developments over the past year. This section covers key development in knowledge and the design of activities addressing climate, biodiversity, natural resources, governance, energy, health and development, analyses important events and emerging trends and identifies major players, issues and prospects
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  • Events

    Future possibilities are outlined by descriptions of the natural environment, integration into the regional economy, family farm structures, the main regional land systems and experiments in organization and development over the past years. This 400 page book is widely illustrated with maps, diagrams and photos and presents original field data
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  • TPC the First Microfinance Institution in Cambodia Certified for Commitment to Client Protection

    More information about Smart Campaign, visit: In order to meet the strict guidelines outlined by the Smart Campaign for certification, TPC worked under the overall coordination of CMA and AFD with the Technical Assistance from Smart Campaign and Good Return over the past year. Working in partnership with TPC, Good Return provided technical assistance in the areas of: financial client protection, poverty measurement and reporting and financial capability development of clients. Mr. Sok Voeurn, CEO of TPC, said
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  • It is the private sector that will drive this country's growth.

    AFD resumed its activities in Mali on 18 February 2013. What has happened in the past year? When cooperation resumed, our main objective was to take part as directly as possible in improving living conditions for communities and at the same time create employment
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    The amount of water extracted from aquifers worldwide has increased threefold in the past fifty years, leading to an aggravated overdraft of these common resources. This pumping race brings about major adverse economic, environmental and social impacts
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