Drawing on its experience and expertise in the field of inclusive economy, AFD supports key actors from emerging countries in accelerating their innovative projects. A call for applications is open for the next session of the PLAY Innovation Lab which will take place in Marseille from 16 to 20 April 2018.
Tuesday 13 March, Mazen Ghoneim, Chairman of the Palestinian Water Authority, with his partners around him, has welcomed the completion of the works and launched the commissioning of the North Gaza Emergency Wastewater Treatment Plant (NGEST). This wastewater treatment facility in the northern part of Gaza, which is essential for the population, has taken 13 years to build.
The 2018 World Water Forum is being held in Brazil. It is the opportunity to take stock of issues related to water and sanitation in Latin America. Maurice Bernard, AFD Director in Bogotá for the Andean area? gives an overview of the situation.
Celebrating 10 years of partnership between India and AFD, the exhibition ‘A World in Common’ highlights their collaboration on projects that promote sustainability in all its dimensions – social, economic and environmental.
The rising consciousness of the inequalities between men and woman finds little resonance in the water and sanitation sectors for now. Sara Ahmed, specialist of water and gender equity questions, explains how women are at a disadvantage in these fields.