45 Years of ADFIAP (1986-1990)

45 Years of ADFIAP (1986-1990)   1986 In 1986, 61 delegates from member-DFIs and guests from the World Bank (WB), International Finance Corporation (IFC), and Asian Development Bank (ADB) gathered in Auckland, New Zealand, for the Association’s Ninth Annual Conference. The theme was “DFI Responses to Emerging Imperatives in Development Financing in Asia and the […]

45 Years of ADFIAP (1981-1985)

45 Years of ADFIAP (1981-1985) 1980 In 1980, Manila hosted the first special conference on “Diversification of DFI Operations and Services.” Diverse thoughts and opinions on the problems and opportunities of diversification, specific product diversification, and capital market diversification, both domestic and external, emphasized the conference’s discussion. The Journal of Development Finance’s third issue was […]

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS (1976 -1980)

ESTABLISHMENT TO GROUNDBREAKING DEVELOPMENTS – 1976 -1980 During the 1976 Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting in Manila, 31 DFIs signed the ADFIAP charter and held the inaugural meeting of the ADFIAP Management committee. In 1977, after 15 member institutions were registered, ADFIAP became operational, with Mr. Orlando P. Peña (President of Asia Business Consultants, […]