Southern Africa


  • AFD's strategy in Southern Africa

    AFD's strategy in Southern Africa
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  • IDC closes €30M deal with Proparco

    The agreement was signed in Johannesburg on Thursday May 28 2009 in the presence of IDC Chief Financial Officer Gert Gouws, the French Minister for Foreign Trade, Anne Marie Idrac, the Deputy CEO of French Development Agency (AFD), Jean Michel Debrat and the Regional Representative of Proparco Southern Africa, Sophie Le Roy
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  • Initiative "Rural Futures Programme" to reinforce and accelerate rural transformation

    Mrs Martha STEIN SOCHAS, Regional director for Southern Africa at AFD (French Development Agency) and Dr Ibrahim MAYAKI, CEO of NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa's Development) today signed a 0 5 M Euro grant to support NEPAD's Rural Futures Programme... Mrs Martha STEIN SOCHAS, Regional director for Southern Africa at AFD (French Development Agency) and Dr Ibrahim MAYAKI, CEO of NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa's Development) today signed a 0 5 M Euro grant to support NEPAD's Rural Futures Programme
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  • AFD-DBSA seminar on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)

    The French Development Agency (AFD) and CEFEB (AFD training center), in partnership with Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), organised a five-day seminar in Maputo on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) from 22nd to 26th February 2010, widely covered by the local media... PPPs projects in Southern Africa include traditional sectors such as water and transports as well as mineral resources exploration or tourism
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  • Developing an African broadband telecoms network in 29 countries

    This network is already in the process of being implemented in Eastern and Southern Africa... This will complete both coverage on the continent and the UHURUNET project for Southern Africa... This will complete both coverage on the continent and the UHURUNET project for Southern Africa
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  • ZAMBIA - COMMISSIONING OF ITEZHI-TEZHI HYDROPOWER STATION BY PRESIDENT EDGAR LUNGU ON 4 MARCH 2016

    AFD (USD34, 4m) and Proparco (USD36m) are co- financiers on this project together with the African Development Bank, European Investment Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa and FMO... AFD (USD34, 4m) and Proparco (USD36m) are co- financiers on this project together with the African Development Bank, European Investment Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa and FMO
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  • Delphine FRENOUX

    Delphine joined AFD Group in 2007 at PROPARCO's office for Southern Africa in Johannesburg, where she participated in the development of the deal flow, the appraisal of financing projects, and the management of the portfolio in the region. In 2009, she became project manager in PROPARCO's Banks and Financial Markets Department for financing for banks, leasing and factoring companies, and microfinance institutions (senior loans, subordinated debt, equity)
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  • Sophie CHAUVIN

    From the end of 1998 to the end of 2004, she was an economist at CEPII where her research work focused on various macroeconomic issues relating to emerging countries: regional trade integration (Southern Africa), growth (Southeast Asia, India) and exchange rate regimes (Argentina)... Regional Trade Integration in Southern Africa, with Guillaume Gaulier, CEPII Working Paper n° 2002 12, October 2002
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  • Sophie CHAUVIN

    From the end of 1998 to the end of 2004, she was an economist at CEPII where her research work focused on various macroeconomic issues relating to emerging countries: regional trade integration (Southern Africa), growth (Southeast Asia, India) and exchange rate regimes (Argentina)... Regional Trade Integration in Southern Africa, with Guillaume Gaulier, CEPII Working Paper n° 2002 12, October 2002
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  • Sophie CHAUVIN

    From the end of 1998 to the end of 2004, she was an economist at CEPII where her research work focused on various macroeconomic issues relating to emerging countries: regional trade integration (Southern Africa), growth (Southeast Asia, India) and exchange rate regimes (Argentina)... Regional Trade Integration in Southern Africa, with Guillaume Gaulier, CEPII Working Paper n° 2002 12, October 2002
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