Phone networks


  • Impact evaluation of a mobile telephony programme : The case of Digicel in Haiti

    In rural areas, geographical expansion makes it possible to compare households with telephones in covered areas to similar households in comparable areas not yet covered by the cell phone networks and to consequently measure the impact (matching method). It is more problematic to identify the impact on urban households since the comparison areas (without access to wireless networks) longer exist
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  • 3 questions to

    The studies showed that Proparco, directly or indirectly, had helped create or support 315 corporates and 47 000 jobs, provide access to microfinance for 100 000 people, support 70 corporates in their SER process, save 1 8 million tons of CO² and connect 22 5 million new subscribers to mobile phone networks
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  • Press Releases

    28 9 million new subscribers were connected to phone networks. 1 667 Mw of electricity generation capacities were created saving 5 7 Mt of CO2 and providing 750 000 households with access to modern energy
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  • 3 questions to

    At best, you can see some points in common, such as phone networks, roads, streets, but with no asphalt, no paving stones and they are flood-prone because the pipe systems are not functional or are saturated; neighborhoods and dwellings have no signs, there is a lack of street lighting, etc. Land registers and signage: prerequisites for urban management
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    At best, you can see some points in common, such as phone networks, roads, streets, but with no asphalt, no paving stones and they are flood-prone because the pipe systems are not functional or are saturated; neighborhoods and dwellings have no signs, there is a lack of street lighting, etc. Land registers and signage: prerequisites for urban management
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  • Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016

    At best, you can see some points in common, such as phone networks, roads, streets, but with no asphalt, no paving stones and they are flood-prone because the pipe systems are not functional or are saturated; neighborhoods and dwellings have no signs, there is a lack of street lighting, etc. Land registers and signage: prerequisites for urban management
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  • Challenge Digital Africa

    10 winning innovations with strong potential The jury of the Start up Challenge Digital Africa, made up of some fifteen professionals and experts in digital innovation and led by its two sponsors, Karim Sy, an entrepreneur based in Dakar and founder of the Jokkolabs network (Africa's 1st collaborative workspace), and Gilles Babinet, a French entrepreneur, founder of Africa4Tech and France's representative to the European Commission on digital issues (Digital Champion), was impressed by solutions which make innovation accessible to the largest possible number of people and promote more sustainable development
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  • Companies and development

    AFD is a partner and/or member of a number of Northern networks gathering companies, experts and donors to work on An increasing number of companies are innovating and building new partnerships in developing countries... These new entrepreneurial processes are likely to have a real impact on the development of populations: greater access to essential services (water and energy in particular), access to certain products that empower actors (mobile phones, new technologies), local private sector integrated into production and distribution chain AFD's objective is to support BoP initiatives that aim to give poor populations greater access to certain products or services when this helps reduce poverty and improve their living conditions
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  • Aga Khan Health Services and French agencies partner to improve Palliative Care in Kenya and Tanzania

    The Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Expertise France today signed an agreement to enhance the quality of palliative care services in the Aga Khan Hospitals in both Kenya and Tanzania... This partnership comes at a time when there is a large unmet need for palliative care within the health systems in Kenya and Tanzania, said Dr Gijs Walraven, Director of Health, signing the agreement on behalf of the Aga Khan Development Network
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  • Press Releases

    Magali Mévellec --phone: + 33637392607- -email: mevellecm afd.fr AECID. Ruben Lopez Pulido --phone: + 34 91 583 8137 --email: comunicacion aecid.es CDP. Press Office Cdp Group --phone: + 39 06 4221 4000 --email: adamleon.freeman cdp.it KfW. Sonja Höpfner --phone: + 49 69 7431 4306 --email... AFD operates on four continents via a network of 75 offices and finances and supports projects that improve living conditions for populations, boost economic growth and protect the planet
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