AFD: New offices in Tashkent for a sustainable commitment in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Agence Française de Développement (AFD) group inaugurates its new office in Tashkent on December 2nd. AFD has been present in Uzbekistan since 2015 and is reaffirming its commitment alongside its Uzbek partners and its will to support projects that contribute to sustainable growth, benefiting the entire population, while limiting the impact on climate.
The AFD office in Uzbekistan is getting ready to develop its activity in the country in the coming years, in its new premises in Tashkent’s Shayxontahur district.
The cooperation with Uzbek public organizations is already fruitful, with 7 projects, for a total of €664 million, funded since 2016 to support the country’s sustainable growth. The activities of AFD and its Uzbek partners are organized around four priority areas:
• Building sustainable and inclusive economic and political models
• Supporting urban adaptations
• Supporting the energy transition
• Sustainable management of territories and preservation of natural resources
AFD operations in Uzbekistan are 100% compatible with the Paris Climate Agreement. The project portfolio is composed of public policy budgetary loans in the economic and financial governance and energy-climate sectors, as well as financing of investment projects in the solid waste, sanitation, hydropower and livestock sectors.
AFD Uzbekistan officially inaugurated its new offices on 2 December 2021, on the day of the 80th anniversary of AFD’s creation.
Created on December 2nd, 1941, AFD is celebrating nearly a century of commitment alongside those who carry out the sustainable development ideal in the field.
The fight against climate change and the improvement of living conditions for the world’s inhabitants are at the core of its action today. Transport, energy, natural resources, waste, gender equality, water, etc.: AFD’s aim is to contribute to a fairer world for all. It uses listening and commitment as the basis of its cooperation with its partners in Uzbekistan and elsewhere.