France to reform aid program, increase annual development budget by 4 billion euros

The French Development Agency is being integrated under the Deposits and Consignments Fund — a financial organization under control of the French Parliament. This means that AFD's annual development budget will increase by 4 billion euros by 2020.

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  • Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.