Public authorities


  • A training workshop on Public-Private Partnership with Vietnamese local authorities

    A training workshop on Public Private Partnership with Vietnamese local authorities
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  • "Only regional and local authorities have the expertise to conduct local public policies"

    "Only regional and local authorities have the expertise to conduct local public policies... In this period of crisis for public finances, what leeway do regional and local authorities have for international action?
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  • Evaluation: a tool for accountability, learning and improvement

    This evaluation aims at strengthening accountability, fueling a common reflection on partnership between non- governmental sectors and French public authority... CSUD mandate is threefold: i) support NGO professionalization, ii) promote partnerships between public authorities and different kinds of actors (social, economic, local, universities) and strengthen through advocacy NGOs ' influence in France, Europe and worldwide; iii) promote through the International forum of NGO platforms (FIP), their common positions on the major stakes of globalization, foster their participation in international, national and local debates, and help structuring their movement
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  • SUNREF, AFD's Green Finance Label: Website Now Online

    AFD has made a dedicated platform available to green finance actors (banks, companies, donors, public authorities) which allows them to collect, disseminate and capitalize on best practices. The SUNREF website is thereby an ecosystem for green finance which provides actors in the sector with new opportunities to implement innovative and effective operational approaches
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  • Street children and youth: Multi-actor dynamics for high-quality individual care

    The first phase of action (2013 2015) involved public authorities, alongside civil society, in consultation forums. The second phase of action, which started in 2016, focuses on two operational issues for which the interaction between public and private organizations is essential
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  • Nobel Peace Prize: Tribute to Tunisia's civil society

    AFD, through its support to NGOs and the multi-actor consultation process, is helping to strengthen Tunisia's civil society and its dialogue with the public authorities... How AFD promotes dialogue between civil society and public authorities
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  • Taking Stock of Day on "Fair Trade as a Development Tool"

    Fair Trade was recognized as being a relevant development aid tool in the 2000s and has received very strong support from public authorities... With the G20 meetings putting the issues of food security and capacity building for producers in developing countries high on the agenda, as part of the presentation of the results of two AFD-funded studies, public authorities and PFCE decided to
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  • Biodiversity in the French Overseas Communities: France Nature Environnement and AFD sign a 3-year framework agreement

    The aim is to promote dialogue between local authorities and local nature and environmental protection associations on the topic of biodiversity in order to raise public authorities ' awareness, build linkages between local authorities ' actions for climate change adaptation and local associations ' initiatives and prompt associations to direct their expertise towards neighboring developing countries
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  • Carbon sequestration by bamboo : trilateral France-China-Southeast Asia workshop

    The AFD / French GEF objective today is to develop an initial carbon methodology for bamboo with the Chinese public authorities that can be used on carbon markets and be adapted in other countries, including in Africa. This Franco-Chinese cooperation is currently the largest operation on bamboo carbon methodologies in China and has led to the first carbon credit transaction on China's new voluntary market (mentioned in the June 2011 World Bank Report on Carbon Finance)
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    One of the interesting issues identified for research work is the regulation of Small-Scale Independent Providers, which have emerged in a spontaneous manner or have been promoted by public authorities over the past few years. The question of how to oversee these initiatives without hampering their innovation potential has been studied by AFD and GRET through a common research and capitalisation program on Small-Scale Independent Providers in the water sector
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