Private companies


  • AFD in Namibia

    PROPARCO finances private companies and private banks whose operations are economically viable, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable. Main focus are financial institutions, renewable energy and agribusinesses
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  • Visit of AFD Africa Department Director to Mozambique

    He also had meetings with private companies and Mozambican main banks representatives, private and financial sectors ' support being one of AFD's key activity in the country... J M Gravellini reminded the availability of AFD Group to support the development of public and private companies, banks as well as Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), thanks to its wide range of financial instruments
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  • Improving the health of cocoa producers in Côte d'Ivoire with CIDR

    In Côte d' Ivoire's Great Lakes region, is developing- -with AFD support- -an innovative mechanism for mutual health insurance associations, in partnership with private companies... The project relies on private companies, which will act as the base for the registration of association members
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  • Press Releases

    The Fund will target private companies and cooperatives that implement strategies to increase and diversify agricultural production in Africa... The Fund aims to support private sector companies that implement strategies to increase and diversify agricultural production in Africa by strengthening the management, modernization and organization of agricultural production on the continent
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  • Business French Training Programme: Graduation ceremony

    About 200 participants from various public Institutions and private companies have benefited from the training at Alliance Française, based on a programme established in partnership with the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Business French Training Programme was meant to offer Ghanaian businesses in the public and private sectors the opportunity to strengthen their competitiveness and to enhance their trade activities with their neighbouring French speaking counterparts
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    Dozens of participants from different Ministries, Lao and European Chambers of Commerce and Industry, donors, banking and microfinance institutions as well as public and private companies were present in the workshop. The AFD group has thus shown its complete availability for contributing to Lao social and economic development by paying a special attention to environmental and social responsibility issues
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  • Proparco

    Since the begining of's activities in Tanzania from its Nairobi office in 1993, 135 M Euro worth of loans have been signed in the form of loans to banks or companies or as acquistion of a stake in companies or in investment funds contributing to the development of the country. 50 % of these activities are in the infrastructure sector, 40 % in the banking sector, and 10 % are direct investments to fund private companies
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  • AFD financing for several methane plants through its line of credit to an Indonesian public bank

    It is using a 100 million dollar line of credit (non- concessional) provided to an Indonesian public bank in 2010. This line of credit is supporting energy management investments in energy efficiency, renewable energy and fuel-switching from oil to gas and coal, and is intended for public and private companies
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  • Signature of €25 million financing agreements by Mr. Michel Sapin, French Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue

    In Vietnam, around 1200 vocational training schools and centres, state-owned bodies as well as entities linked to private companies, have been operating. The Vietnamese Government has the objective to train 45 % of the active population by 2015 (60 8 million Vietnamese people would be on the labour market, when the total population would reach 94 million people) and 55 % by 2020. For this purpose, Vietnam has been working jointly with AFD, which remains one of the main bilateral donors in the sector
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    Dozens of participants from different Ministries, Lao and European Chambers of Commerce and Industry, donors, banking and microfinance institutions as well as public and private companies were present in the workshop. The AFD group has thus shown its complete availability for contributing to Lao social and economic development by paying a special attention to environmental and social responsibility issues
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