Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is a financial institution and the main implementing agency for France’s official development assistance to developing countries and overseas territories that works for economic and social development in its geographical areas of operation by financing and supporting development projects and programs, participating in the debate, research and dialogue with the relevant stakeholders.
The aim of these actions is to contribute to more sustainable and shared economic growth, improve living conditions in the poorest regions and countries, contribute to preserving the planet and help stabilize fragile or post-conflict countries.
- Fighting Poverty and Inequality
- Supporting Economic Growth
- Meeting Common Development Challenges
AFD Group provides project financing to governments (which account for the bulk of financing), regional and local authorities or Federated States, public and private enterprises, banks and microfinance institutions, investment funds, international funds, international and regional organizations, universities, NGOs, associations and foundations.
- Capacity Building
- Crisis and conflicts
- Water and Sanitation
- Business and Finance
- Infrastructures and Energy
- Urban Development
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