AFD’s new Chief Executive Officer believes that it must be the intersection for all actors who take action for development – NGOs, regional and local authorities, companies, French and international institutions. It must also become a key forum to talk to our fellow citizens about the world.
How development assistance can, and must, take action on vulnerabilities, the breeding ground of crises with global impacts. An interview with Olivier Ray, Head of the Crisis Prevention and Post-Conflict Recovery team. (Photo © Ben White/ CAFOD)
French expertise mobilized to restore China’s wetlands
The first sod has been dug for the project for restoration, the conservation of endangered species and the development of ecotourism at the National Wetland Park in Qixian in Shanxi Province, which is supported by AFD.
2015: An exceptional year!
2015 was an eventful year for AFD: increase in activity, new mandate for governance… It is today among one of the ten or so actors who, by the volume of financing they mobilize, can contribute to drawing up the new global agenda.
Returning land to Kogi Indians to regenerate forests
In Northern Colombia, AFD is supporting a program which has two objectives: return land to the Kogi Indians and regenerate forests. It is being conducted by a French NGO Tchendukua.
Digital health: The solution?
Is digital health, or e-health, the solution to overcoming the shortcomings of health systems in developing countries? An interview with Romain André, from AFD’s Health team.
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