African Development Foundation


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African Development Foundation

An independent agency of the U.S. government that provides grants to enterprises and community groups intended to promote development in Sub-Saharan Africa. That is, it promotes small businesses and non-profit organizations in its program area. It was established in 1980 and is considered one of the best-run U.S. government agencies.
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The African Development Foundation (ADF) has a unique mandate to make small grants directly to African cooperatives, youth groups, and other self-help organizations.
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Aid to Africa: An Overview Bilateral Aid Background DFA and Child Survival assistance Economic and Security Assistance Food Aid Peace Corps Security Assistance and Economic Support Fund Regional Programs African Development Foundation Refugee and Disaster Assistance Multilateral Assistance Total U.
The bill provides $2 million less than requested for the African Development Bank, meets the Administration's requests for the African Development Fund, and provides $23 million for the African Development Foundation, as compared to an Administration request of $18.
Aid to Africa: An Overview Bilateral Aid Background DFA and Child Survival assistance Economic and Security Assistance Food Aid Peace Corps Security Assistance Regional Programs African Development Foundation Refugee and Disaster Assistance Multilateral Assistance Total U.
The House bill meets the Administration request for the African Development Foundation, while the Senate bill provides $1 million more than requested.
Appropriates funds on a worldwide basis for Development Assistance and other programs that channel aid to Africa; also appropriates funds for the African Development Foundation, the African Development Bank, and the African Development Fund.
302 billion in fiscal year 2001, both years include $28 million for the Inter-American and African Development Foundations.
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