Regulatory framework


  • Financing of GRIDCO investment programme

    In 2006, the Ghanaian authorities undertook an ambitious reform in the power sector. This reform firstly put in place the separation between the technical functions of production, transmission and distribution. While the function of production has hitherto been carried out by the historic operator, namely the Volta River Authority (VRA), the function of power transmission is being carried out by the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCO), a 100 % state owned company which became operational in 2008. This reform has later been translated into an evolution of the legislative and regulatory framework testifying a resolute support of the State to the sector
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    The present paper, which fits in this collaboration, is a practical case study on how Laotian authorities, with GRET assistance, have recently developed an innovative regulatory framework for PPP contracts signed with small entrepreneurs, in parallel with the more classic regulation of State-owned water enterprises
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    Support the expansion of MFIs which reach this equilibrium and reproduce performing models. Support institutionalization and capacity building for viable MFIs. Support monetary authorities in building legal and regulatory frameworks adapted to microfinance. And innovate
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  • Laos strengthens the protection of Trademarks and Geographical Indications thanks to a regional project financed by AFD

    This regulatory framework will be finalized in early 2016 by the GI division and will allow the registration of the two GI prioritized by Laos: the Bolaven Plateau coffee and the Little Chicken Rice (Khao Kay Noy) from Huaphanh and Xiengkhouang provinces. tags
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  • The third training workshop dedicated to setting-up PPP projects in transportation infrastructure

    How to help the Vietnamese authorities to compose between high investment needs of essential infrastructures, correct understanding of sectoral issues and PPP schemes, ongoing adaptation of the national regulatory framework and emerging openness to the private sector and large foreign groups? It is here the main challenge of this training program based on a strong participative principle and sharing of field experiences from emblematic projects (highway of Dakar, interchange centre of Jeddah). The iterative nature of this training program seems to be working since there is, year after year, a significant improvement of exchanges and questions
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  • 100 Million Euros to support Tunisia's economy

    This financial contribution is supported by active technical cooperation in several areas of key importance to Tunisia's transition process. The AFD, with several other financing agencies (including the European Union, the World Bank and the African Development Bank), will thus be providing support for major reforms designed to modernise the capacities of the Ministry for Employment and to reform the regulatory framework for micro-finance and capital investment
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  • Press Releases

    They specifically focus on improving linked bank accounts (dual bank accounts for migrants in their country of residence and in their home country with activities coordinated between the banks of both countries), the development of innovative financial products, support for electronic payment technologies and the adaptation of regulatory and legislative frameworks
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  • Press Releases

    They also more clearly identified the needs of beneficiaries, financial institutions and central banks, which play an essential role in terms of the regulatory framework and regulation. A whole host of innovative experiences in the field
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  • Conference on "Feedback from experience and forward-looking discussions on sustainable forest management in the Congo Basin"

    In the late 1990s, the Congo Basin countries began to develop forest policy reforms involving two main lines of action: consolidation of the status of forests designated as protected areas and an overhaul of the legal and regulatory framework governing logging activities, with the introduction of renewable long-term forestry concessions (15 to 40 years), to be managed under contracts mainly based on forest planning
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  • Conference on "Feedback from experience and forward-looking discussions on sustainable forest management in the Congo Basin"

    In the late 1990s, the Congo Basin countries began to develop forest policy reforms involving two main lines of action: consolidation of the status of forests designated as protected areas and an overhaul of the legal and regulatory framework governing logging activities, with the introduction of renewable long-term forestry concessions (15 to 40 years), to be managed under contracts mainly based on forest planning
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