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International Development Week: Meet Our Experts

February 5, 2016

As part of International Development Week, meet Sylvain Dufour, an agricultural credit advisor at Développement international Desjardins who will describe his career path, his assignment overseas and an international career as a life choice.

New rural development support project in Vietnam for DID

January 21, 2016

With financial support from the Government of Canada, DID will improve access to financial services for rural communities in Vietnam by participating in capacity building for the Cooperative Bank of Vietnam (CBV) and its network of financial cooperatives.

DID joins a multi-sector partnership to increase food security for women and children in Senegal

January 21, 2016

DID will combine its efforts with those of the Micronutrient Initiative, World Vision Senegal and the Cellule de Lutte contre la Malnutrition in order to put inclusive finance at the service of food security for 165,000 women and young children in the Kedougou and Kolda regions of Senegal. The activities carried out by DID under this project will be coordinated by the DID regional office in Dakar.

DID soon to enter social media

January 21, 2016

DID will soon be on LinkedIn and Facebook. To keep up with the latest news and learn about our activities, follow us starting February 15, 2016!

Rural Financing: Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announces partnership with DID in Vietnam

December 15, 2015

At the end of her three-day visit to Vietnam, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced Canada’s support for a project to be carried out by Développement international Desjardins (DID) that will help farmers throughout Vietnam, especially in rural areas, expand their businesses and improve the lives of their families by increasing access to agricultural financing.