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)
Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of AFD
Rémy Rioux, 46, Deputy Secretary General of the French Ministry of Foreign affairs and International Development, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016. He will take over as head of AFD on 2 June 2016.
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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