The information was announced at a Hanoi meeting on June 17 reviewingthe agency’s activities in Vietnam last year and discussing the 20thanniversary of its operations in the country.
AFD-fundedprojects have assisted Vietnam in a range of fields, including ruraldevelopment, energy, traffic infrastructure, clean water andenvironmental sanitation.
Last year, it pledged to fund 146million euros to help Vietnam increase macroeconomic stability,sustainable urban development and rural infrastructure, and fightagainst climate change.
At the meeting, AFD Vietnam DirectorRemi Genevey said many symposiums on climate change and some relevantexhibitions will be held to mark the 20 th anniversary of the AFD inthe country.
Over the past 70 years, the French financialinstitution has facilitated poverty reduction work and the economicgrowth of countries in the southern hemisphere and France’s overseasterritories.
In 2013, the agency financed 7.8 billion euros todeveloping countries and territories to form out projects, especiallythose against climate change.-VNA
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