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.
ADF African Development Foundation, U.S.-funded public corporation.
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African Development Foundation makes small grants to African cooperatives, youth groups, and other self-help organizations.
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.S.
The House bill meets the Administration request for the African Development Foundation, while the Senate bill provides $1 million more than requested.
* The Administration's fiscal year 2002 request is $ 1.325 billion, compared to an equivalent figure of $1.302 billion in fiscal year 2001, both years include $28 million for the Inter-American and African Development Foundations.
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