Since 2019, AFC is supporting the implementation of the GIZ project “Response to increased demand on government services and creation of economic opportunities in Uganda – RISE”, which is co-financed by the EU and aims to increase economic opportunities for Sudanese refugees and the...More
Egyptian Banks are restrictive in their lending to SMEs. The conservative lending is illustrated in a low loan-to-deposit ratio, which attained approx. 45% in December 2019. Hence, a vast number of businesses in Egypt operate in different modes of informality.
98% of companies in Jordan are micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), which employ around 70% of the workforce in the private sector, but their access to finance is inadequate: only ~10% of all bank loans are granted to MSMEs, which often force them to finance themselves...More
In Armenia’s urban economy, buildings are one of the major sources of greenhouse gas emissions. Thanks to the “Im Taniq” housing finance program activities, the construction of energy-efficient districts has increased,...More
The Green Innovation Center in Mali is part of a network of 14 programs funded by Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), that helps increase smallholder farm incomes by promoting new techniques along the...More