AFD’s aim, with its platform The Champions of Education, is to facilitate partnerships between the main civil society organizations involved in education at international level. The ultimate goal: improve the service provided to the relevant populations and strengthen the social link.
In Egypt, sexual harassment is a major problem, especially on public transport. A new video campaign, initiated by AFD among others, has just been launched to raise public awareness.
On 29 November 2018, the AFD signed a partnership agreement with a Haitian microfinance institution. The aim is to develop an investment loans offer for farmers, on much less prohibitive terms that those currently available. Until now, no-one was taking this risk.
Faced with burgeoning urbanisation, the Chadian capital has launched a major project to extend its water and wastewater systems. The targets are greater access to drinking water and toilets, and a better stormwater drainage system for the inhabitants of the city's north-eastern districts. An ambitious project supported by AFD.