French Development Agency (AFD Group)

Company description

The French Development Agency (AFD) is a public financial institution that implements the policy defined by the French Government. It works to fight poverty and promote sustainable development. AFD is active in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean and the French overseas territories, where it finances and supports projects that improve living conditions for populations, promote economic growth and protect the planet. AFD's activities are focused on the following sectors:

  • Sustainable cities and territories: AFD supports projects that improve access to basic services, such as water, sanitation and energy, and that promote sustainable transportation and urban planning.
  • Agriculture, rural development and food security: AFD supports projects that promote sustainable agriculture and rural development, and that improve access to food for all.
  • Climate change and biodiversity: AFD supports projects that mitigate and adapt to climate change, and that protect biodiversity.
  • Education and training: AFD supports projects that improve access to quality education and training for all.
  • Health and social protection: AFD supports projects that improve access to quality healthcare and social protection for all.
  • Governance and civil society: AFD supports projects that strengthen governance and promote civil society engagement.

Company details

5 rue Roland Barthes, Paris, 75012, FR

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Company updates

  • June 07, 2024

    New financial agreement signed to enhance Hanoi's sustainable urban transport system

    European Commission (EC) and the Vietnamese government have signed a new financial agreement to enhance Hanoi's sustainable urban transport system. The extension of Metro Line 3 aims to address the i...

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  • December 18, 2023

    Consultant sought for Kigali Informal Settlements Upgrading Project

    Rwanda’s City of Kigali has invited consulting firms to express interest in carrying out detailed engineering design and works supervision for more than 24 social infrastructure facilities and p...

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  • December 07, 2023

    Ugandan Government Advances Selection Process for Kampala-Jinja Expressway PPP Project

    The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has conducted a field visit for the Kampala - Jinja Expressway together with its financing partner, the IFC and donors the French Develop...

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  • December 01, 2023

    EOI issued for Solid Waste Management PPP project in Senegal

    The Senegal government has invited consulting firms to express interest in conducting pre-feasibility studies, prior evaluation, and providing transaction advisory services for the solid waste managem...

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  • November 15, 2023

    Bids invited for sludge treatment stations project in Senegal

    The National Sanitation Office of Senegal has invited bids to rehabilitate and expand sludge treatment plants in Niayes, Rufisque and Tivaouane Peulh and construct a sludge treatment station at Camb&e...

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  • November 07, 2023

    Fund provided for Ruhengeri referral hospital redevelopment project

    The French Development Agency (AFD) has agreed to provide EUR79 million (US$85 million) in funding to the Rwandan government to support the redevelopment of the Ruhengeri referral hospital in the Musa...

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  • October 13, 2023

    Bids invited for construction of Phase 5 Package A of Dar Es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit infrastructure project

    Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) has invited bids to construct Phase 5: Package A of the Dar Es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) infrastructure project. The package is divided into two lots as...

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  • October 13, 2023

    Bids invited for Dar es Salaam BRT buildings infrastructure phase 5

    Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) has invited bids for the construction of Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Infrastructure Phase 5. This project involves upgrading the current 2-lane roa...

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  • March 07, 2023

    Investment announced for bus network project in Dakar

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced investments of US$340 million in upgrading Dakar’s Public Transport Network in Senegal. The European Investment Bank (EIB) will contribute EUR16...

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  • July 12, 2022

    InfraCredit and AFD signs assistance agreement for Nigerian PPP project pipeline

    InfraCredit and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed a Technical Assistance Financing Agreement for public-private partnership (PPP) projects in Nigeria. Under the agreem...

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