Sectorial Distribution of SFD Projects

The Fund seeks to provide the financing necessary for the development projects in the developing countries. Its primary focus is placed on the sectors of social infrastructure, agriculture, energy, industry and mining. Since the Fund began its loan activities in the mid-seventies to the end of 2018, the number of development projects and programs financed in the transport and communication sector reached 221. The social infrastructure came in the second place with 215 development projects and programs. The agriculture sector came in next place with 94 projects and programs, followed by the energy sector with 70 projects and programs. In the same way, the Fund contributed to the financing of 38 projects and programs in other sectors. The Fund financed 18 projects and programs in the industry and mining sector, as illustrated in the following table:

 

Sector

No. of Projects

Amount

of the total amount %

A. Transportation and Communication

221

18773.21

30.30

1. Transport

215

18496.59

29.86

Roads

153

13377.30

21.60

Railway

16

2385.96

3.85

Sea ports

22

1716.70

2.77

Airports

19

1016.63

1.64

2. Communication

6

276.62

0.44

B. Agriculture

94

8662.00

13.98

C. Energy

70

11183.67

18.05

D. Social infrastructure

215

18871.40

30.45

1- Water and Sewer Systems

51

4896.86

7.90

2- Education

77

5611.81

9.06

3- Health

56

4575.87

7.38

4- Housing and Urban Development

31

3786.86

6.11

e. Industry and Mining

18

1942.60

3.14

f. Other Sectors

38

2525.73

4.08

Total

656

61958.61

100