EFC Tunisia, which was set up in 2015 by DID, currently has seven service outlets, 148 employees and 3,000 active borrowers, 30% of whom are women and 34%, young people under 35 years.
An agreement was recently signed between Financière agricole du Québec (FADQ) and SOCODEVI (the Société de coopération pour le développement international) under which the expertise and operations at Financière agricole du Québec - Développement international (FADQDI) are to be transferred to SOCODEVI. DID currently conducts three projects in which FADQDI participates.
Implementation of digital finance, support for dissemination of innovative agricultural techniques and green technology, improvements to environmental risk management associated with inclusive finance: those are some of the wide range of interventions conducted by DID and its partners to join the fight against climate change and help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The new institution, which operates under the name FinDev Canada, will offer innovative financial solutions to entrepreneurs in developing countries.
Guidelines for making inclusive finance a driving force for rural development and food security
While travelling in Benin and Haiti, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau recently visited the projects that DID is carrying out with financial assistance from the Government of Canada in these countries.
Third year of partnership between DID and the Promotion of Youth Agro-Pastoral Entrepreneurship Program (AEP-Youth) in Cameroon (MINADER - MINEPIA / IFAD)February 21, 2018
In the coming year, through its participation in the AEP-Youth program, DID will support the creation of one thousand new agropastoral businesses launched by young people.
With support from the Government of Canada, DID and its Sri Lankan partner, SANASA, are working together to improve access by entrepreneurs, both women and men, to the financial and non-financial services they need to play an active role in the value chains they are involved in.