“Tui Samoa”: this is the name of the 1,600 km-long cable which will connect Wallis and Futuna, a French archipelago located in the heart of the Pacific, to the global Internet network. It is an historical opportunity for the territory and an essential investment for its economic and social development.
At the meeting of CITES on National Ivory Action Plans in Maputo, from 1 to 4 May 2018, Carlos Lopes Pereira, Head of the Protection and Monitoring Department at ANAC, the institution in charge of managing protected areas in Mozambique, took stock of poaching and ivory trade in the country.
VivaTech, the largest European fair for innovation and digital technologies, of which AFD is a partner, will be held in Paris from 24 to 26 May. The opportunity for Jean-Marc Kadjo, head of the Digital Project team at AFD, to tell us about our involvement in these essential sectors for development.
In Mayotte, the newest French department, AFD has signed a partnership agreement with NGO PLAY International to set up and promote an educational and sporting project which sits at the heart of the fight against all types of discrimination. The project highlights gender stereotypes and violence towards girls.
Madagascar’s agricultural productivity has been constantly declining for several years… and is suffering from the impacts of climate change. To reverse the trend, for over 15 years, AFD has been supporting projects which provide practical solutions to family farms, while promoting agroecological practices. This action was promoted during the Agroecology Days organized in Antsirabe on 12 and 13 April 2018.