Henry de Cazotte

Former Director at AFD

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Henry de Cazotte, director at the AFD, Special Representative for Habitat III, Deputy Head Development Policy, and Special Advisor to the Director for Sustainable Development at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, France. Henry de Cazotte  graduated as an agronomist from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Switzerland and from l’Ecole Supérieures des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales, (ESSEC), Paris, France. His career led him for instance to Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Brazil, Southern Africa missioned the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the AFD. He was head of the office of the Managing Director of AFD, Cooperation and Cultural Counsellor at the French Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil, and Director of the AFD Regional Agency in Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, and AFD’s director for external relations and communication. He was also Special Advisor to the Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio +20, based in New York, and was the French Inter Department Task team Coordinator on the international development agenda for post-2015 and the SDGs, and for the Financing for Development Conference.

Henry de Cazotte is involved in diverse activities in France, including local sustainable development, and viticulture.

ID4D Articles


Official Development Assistance in France: in search of national consensus

While public development policies have been evolving positively for about fifteen years in the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States, what are the factors behind the relative decline of official development assistance in France?


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