ACTED: Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development

Since 1993as the second French NGO, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people's dignity while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people's potential.

As an independent, private and nonprofit, French NGO ACTED (operating under the French law Association loi 1901) respects a strict political and religious impartiality, and operates following principles of non-discrimination, transparency, according to its core values: responsibility, impact, enterprising-spirit and inspiration.


ACTED implements more than 450 projects a year towards 8 million beneficiaries in 35 countries, with a budget of 160 million euros. We have 400 international staff and 4300 national staff in our teams.


ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last kilometer:


ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas.


ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable amongst populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship.


ACTED’s approach looks beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihoods reconstruction and sustainable development.