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 transportation and communication, social infrastructure, agriculture, energy and industry and mining. Since the Fund began its loan activities in the mid-seventies to the end of 2017, the number of development projects and programs financed in the transportation and communication sector reached 216. The social infrastructure came in the second place with 204 development projects and programs. The agriculture sector came in next place with 92 projects and programs, followed by the energy sector with 70 projects and programs. In the same way, the Fund contributed to the financing of 35 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 Total % of the Total
No. of Projects and Programs Amount
A. Transportation and Communication 216 16754.26 30.43
1. Transportation 210 16477.64 29.93
- Roads 153 11358.35 20.63
- Railways 16 2385.96 4.33
- Sea ports 22 1716.7 3.12
- Airports 19 1016.63 1.85
2. Communication 6 276.62 0.5
B. Agriculture 92 7511.85 13.65
C. Energy 70 11183.67 20.32
D. Social Infrastructure 204 15271.96 27.74
1- Water and sewer 48 4109.36 7.46
2- Education 76 4723.06 8.58
3- Health 52 3846.49 6.99
4. Housing and Urban Development 28 2593.05 4.71
E. Industry and Mining 18 1942.6 3.53
F. Other Sectors 35 2383.6 4.33
Total 635 55047.94 100