Welcome to EDFI - the Association of European Development Finance Institutions
EDFI is the Association of 15 bilateral institutions operating in developing and reforming economies, mandated by their governments to
- foster growth in sustainable businesses
- help reduce poverty and improve people's lives
- contribute to achieving the Millennium Development Goals
by promoting economically, environmentally and socially sustainable development through financing and investing in profitable private sector enterprises.
The Association strives to strengthen information flow and cooperation between its members and other bilateral, multilateral and regional development finance institutions.
EDFI in figures:
Consolidated portfolio including un-disbursed commitments:
2013: €28.1 bln in 3.791 projects
2012: €26.0 bln in 4.705 projects
2011: €23.7 bln in 4.421 projects
Consolidated new projects established in:
2013: €5.8 bln in 614 projects
2012: €4.7 bln in 714 projects
2011: €4.8 bln in 821 projects
Board of Directors:
Jaakko Kangasniemi – Chair (Finnfund)
Claude Barras (Sifem/Obviam)
Claude Periou (Proparco)
Diana Noble (CDC)
Luuk Zonneveld (BIO)
News and UpdatesView All
The members of EDFI have jointly commissioned an evaluation of the effectiveness of EDFI members’ support for SME development through financial institutions in Africa. In...
EDFI 2012 ANNUAL REPORT on the EDFI activities, co-financing facilities EFP & ICCF and individual results of the EDFI members
Synthesis of findings from in-depth evaluations by Dalberg consultants of three EDFI energy infrastructure investments in sub-Saharan Africa. The investments evaluated are...
Harmonized Development Results Indicators for Private Sector Investment Operations. In October 2013, twelve members of the European Development Finance...
A group of International and Development Finance Institutions (including 13 EDFI members) published on January 14 a joint communiqué to contribute to Creating More and Better...
Leading Development Finance Institutions launch Corporate Governance Framework to support emerging markets