Africa Project Development Facility

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Africa Project Development Facility

An organization that seeks to promote business in Africa in order to encourage a self-perpetuating market without need for international aid. It provides advisory and other services for new businesses in Africa. It was established in 1986 by the United Nations under the aegis of the International Finance Corporation with the cooperation of the African Development Bank.
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APDF is an international group that works to elevate the standards of professional business practices for design firms.
Most APDF members are dedicated to becoming a part of the client's team in an effort to better serve the company as a whole.
West spent her first term as APDF president working with the board, executive director and committees to strengthen the organization's popular educational programs, as well as broaden its Forums at which design firm leaders meet to share ideas and exchange knowledge.