This project was presented during the 22 November 2017 meeting of AFD’s Foreign States Committee. The members of the Board of Directors have decided that this project will be discussed at the next AFD Board meeting.
The 10 winning start-ups of the second digital innovation competition for sustainable development, Digital Africa, were announced in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) on 27 November 2017. The projects are audacious, surprising and relevant, reflecting the digital Africa of the 21st century.
Our climate change specialist Timothée Ourbak is in Bonn for the last week of COP23. He takes stock of the negotiations in Germany and the busy news agenda of the last few days about the climate. And all this by text message!
Adjust to climate change and its consequences: every country in the world now faces this new challenge called adaptation. It is a costly mechanism that calls for concerted, collective action and effective tools to try to predict the unpredictable.
AFD has become a partner of the Green Climate Fund, one of the main aid instruments for countries that are vulnerable to climate change.