AFD teases SDG debt as it ramps funding need to €10bn

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By Lewis McLellan
25 Sep 2020

Agence Française de Développement announced on Thursday that it will be launching a new framework showing how its treasury activities promote the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. It has also boosted its funding programme to allow it to meet its clients' additional needs caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The French agency announced on Thursday that it plans to raise an additional €1.5bn this year, taking its funding programme from €8.5bn to €10bn.

AFD has been steadily ramping up its funding programme year on year, and raised €6.2bn in 2019 — its busiest ever. It has already ...

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