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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development

United Arab Emirates


Abu Dhabi Fund for Development is an autonomous institution owned by the Abu Dhabi Government. It was established on July 15, 1971 to help developing countries to achieve development through assistance in the form of concessionary loans, developments grants and equity participation. The Fund supports developing companies suffering from challenges in the fields of social and economic development by assisting vital projects aimed at strengthening infrastructure and providing employment and capital. So far it has implemented, and is currently financing, projects in the Middle East and North, Eastern and Central Africa, as well as South, Central and Northern Asia. Vision To be a model institution in providing development assistance that alleviates global poverty. Mission To help developing countries achieve sustainable economic growth and reduce poverty by providing financial resources, forging partnerships in the public and private sectors, and adopting international best practices to ensure aid effectiveness.