Two years


  • Two years on from the earthquake: AFD has pledged €101M for reconstruction in Haiti

    Two years on from the earthquake... In this interview, Mr Duquesne reminds us that two years on from the earthquake, the reconstruction is far from over... The complexity of the task stems from the fact that short, medium and long-term activities need to be conducted simultaneously. No one imagined that things would be completed in two years
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  • Press Releases

    Two years later, he was appointed Accounting Director at AFD's Finance Department. In 1993, he went on to become Head of the Management Control Division within the newly created General Control Department
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  • AFD in the Palestinian Territories

    Thanks to her ACAD loan, Ada's nursery, in which she grows the emblematic olive tree from seed to sell after one to two years, has put out strong roots! Her business brings in an income that, with her husband' s earnings, enables her to keep up the household's living standards and to assert the importance of her woman' s role within the family
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  • "Job creation is not like instant coffee..."

    Two years on from the beginning of the Arab revolutions, the employment situation continues to be a key issue. It is both a symptom and a result of the economic, social and political contract that is currently being overhauled in a number of Southern Mediterranean countries
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  • European Development Policy: A Response to the Crisis Affecting Globalisation

    Two years later, the new issues surrounding development assistance, such as the growing place occupied by new players- -namely emerging countries- -and Europe's recent progress towards more effective forms of cooperation, have prompted us to revisit the question. This essay is intended to provide a fresh overview of the goals and particularities of European development cooperation, looking at progress made in recent years, as well as the outlook for the future, against the backdrop of the crisis currently affecting globalisation
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  • Workshop on women employment and childcare facilities, 3 July 2015

    Mrs Laetitia Dufay introduced briefly the approach of AFD on Gender equality in work and in particular the research conducted during the past two years by the agency on female employment and childcare facilities in Turkey, with the aim of identifying projects to finance and to support. She wished that this workshop is the occasion of opening new forms of cooperation between Turkey and France
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  • AFD, Lafarge, IFC and LAPO MFB Nigeria organized the first "Housing Microfinance Academy"

    Co- organized by AFD, Lafarge and IFC (International Finance Corporation "),the Housing Microfinance Academy "aims to expand and replicate the model of housing finance developed for the past two years in Nigeria, accessible through" the Affordable Housing project... After two years of implementation of the project, nearly 2 000 LAPO MfB customers have become house owners; the project has been extended to nine states and implemented by LAPO 42 branches across the country
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  • Facilitating access to credit for SMEs in Niger thanks to risk-sharing

    On 28 August 2015, AFD signed a risk sub-participation agreement with the Sahel Financing Company (SAHFI), which will allow the latter to provide EUR 500 000 of counter-guarantees on the guarantees it will allocate to companies over the next two years. 357 projects guaranteed since 2001
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  • Evaluation: a tool for accountability, learning and improvement

    Consistently with the government commitment, made during the Interministerial Committee for International Cooperation and Development (CICID) meeting in July 2013, to strengthen accountability and transparency of development assistance interventions, this report will be published every two years
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  • AFD in the Palestinian Territories

    After two years of legal and commercial negotiations, a joint venture was formed between Termomeccanica Ecologia (Italy) and Masoud and Ali Contracting Co (local contractor). They signed two contracts, one for the completion of the work at the WWTP site and the other for 2 years of operation and maintenance to transfer the operational know-how to the Palestinians
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