French Development Agency celebrates 80th anniversary

The French Development Agency (AFD) will host a virtual and physical event celebrating its 80th anniversary on December 2, 2021, which will highlight the agency's history, evolution, and impact.

The event will give the floor to Rémy Rioux, its General Director, African intellectual and academic, Achille Mbembe, Nobel Prize Laureate, Esther Duflo, and additional poets, historians, scientists, philosophers, business owners and activists. 

A dedicated session will showcase emblematic projects of AFD's work from several world regions world.

The event will conclude with the lessons from the first year of the Fund for Innovation in Development (FID), chaired by Esther Duflo, which supports innovations to tackle global poverty.

Event - French Development Agency