03 Dec 2019 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) today signed a funding agreement with the French French Development Agency (AFD) to finance the Water Banking and Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change project in Northern Gaza. 12 Nov 2017 / A key agreement signed today will help AFD achieve its goal of making 100% of its funding compatible with the Paris Agreement. June 26, 2019 / Earlier this week, the Green Climate Fund and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed the agreement that will launch the implementation of the Transforming Financial Systems for Climate programme. The programme, which targets 17 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, aims to strengthen local financial institutions in the region and encourage private sector investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate resilience projects. AFD, India`s partner since 2008, has been working with the Indian authorities to promote green and stone Forestier is, since 2009, head of the climate change department of the French Development Agency (AFD). An engineer at the Paris National Institute of Agronomy, he earned a master`s degree in business administration from the National School of Bridges and Causeways at the National School of Bridges and Causeways. The Department of Climate Change is responsible for driving and managing AFD`s strategy and activities in the fight against climate change. AFD is one of the leading international financial institutions in this field, with more than 17 billion euros invested in climate projects since 2005. Pierre Forestier is also involved in international climate change negotiations. Previously, he was responsible for European financial instruments at the Directorate General of the French Ministry of Finance, he was an alternate member of the Board of Directors of the European Development Bank and a mission officer to the European Investment Bank. Prior to that, he pursued a diversified career within the AFD Group and in various private financing and service companies. The role of our central banks is essential to reduce the uncertainty associated with ecological transition and encourage the private sector to also engage in carbon neutrality and ecosystem restoration. The development of irrigation and the adaptation of irrigated agriculture to climate change in semi-European Morocco aim to reach 5 billion euros of climate commitments abroad by 2020.
Special efforts will be made for adaptation projects (target of 1.5 billion euros per year by 2020).