The AFD Group supports social and inclusive businesses in South Africa

Through their ARIZ guarantee mechanism, Proparco and AFD will help ASISA Enterprise and Supplier Development Fund further support small businesses with a clear social and/or environmental ...

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The AFD Group supports MSMEs in Zambia

Thanks to their investment in AB Bank Zambia, AFD and Proparco will support the only bank financing SMEs and micro-entrepreneurs in the country. FISEA, an investment and support fund owned by AFD ...

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Proparco signs its first project in Cape Verde to support microenterprises on the archipelago

PROPARCO has just signed its first operation on the Cape Verde archipelago, with the local bank BCN. The ARIZ portfolio guarantee will allow the Cape Verde bank to increase its financing for ...

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A new Choose Africa project to support MSME development in Cameroon

First operation carried out thanks to the new ARIZ TPE MINKA product, the portfolio guarantee arranged by Proparco will enable Advans Cameroon to increase the financing of SMEs in a particularly ...

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Proparco’s first operation in Eswatini

A first for Proparco in the country, this project will see the AFD Group support and improve access to credit for small and medium-sized enterprises, particularly in the agricultural sector. ...

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The French Minister of the Economy and Finance launches Choose Africa in West Africa

Two weeks after being unveiled by President Emmanuel Macron and the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves le Drian, the French initiative Choose Africa was presented in Dakar by the ...

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Digital Africa: supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa

With the Digital Africa platform which will be presented on 21 November during the Emerging Valley summit in Aix-en-Provence, AFD is continuing its innovative action to support entrepreneurial ...

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FirstRand Bank : Proparco grants a new credit line to FirstRand Bank to support SMEs in South Africa

This US$50m loan is part of US$100m financing syndicated by the German development finance institution DEG. This operation will enable FirstRand Bank to develop its SME loan portfolio and thus ...

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Avec Al Amana, Proparco signe un nouveau projet pour soutenir le secteur privé marocain

À l’occasion de la célébration dans la région de son 40ème anniversaire, Proparco signe un nouveau projet : Al Amana, pour soutenir le secteur privé marocain. En accordant ce prêt de 3 millions ...

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