About RBE


Organization name

Réseau des Bretons de l’Étranger – RBE –

(Breton Worldwide Network)

Founding year


Country of incorporation


Type of organization

For profit

Organization type specified

Consultants and support service / Financial advisory services (savings, credits, microfinance, funds management, guarantee funds, life insurance schemes,

Size of organization (nr. of employees)


Organization Summary


Expertise is summarised as follows;

· Financial advisory services, funds management, private investments, insurance schemes, management of microfinance institutions, banks, financial institutions, savings and credit mutual banks.

. Rural Finance and Micro – Finance..

· Support to Private sector, MSMEs development

. Management and Development of Projects

Human resources dedicated to MF activities

Percentage of activities (100%), staff  (2 )

Countries of intervention

· Africa (Ivory Coast, Zimbabwe, Togo, Rwanda, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Mali, Central African Republic, Comoros, Ethiopia, Benin,  Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Ghana, Kenya, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia)

· Asia (Turkmenistan, Philippines,  Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, India, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Yemen, Iraq)

· Europe (Lithuania, Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, France, Belgium)

· Programs open to all regions

Type of intervention

· Microfinance expertise, value chain finance expertise, rural finance expertise, guarantee funds management, financial advisory services.

Areas of intervention

· Macro level (Supervision, Capacity building, Fund management)

· Intermediate level (Community-based finance solutions, Rural finance, Value chain development, Microfinance investment vehicles, Business development services)

· Micro level (Capital/ equity investments, Financial product development and innovation, Delivery models, Performance, Ratings and external audits)

Main competencies

Best practices and lessons learned in agricultural finance and microfinance. Recommendation of specific interventions for policy makers and development agencies. Optimization of MFI funds management.

Contact information

Contact person

Claude Guillemain


44, rue Léon Durocher



+33 2 96 23 84 21 / +33 6 67 03 05 87