A prosperous and sustainable living environment for humanity
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)
Education and employment: Côte d’Ivoire gives itself the means for an ambitious policy
Côte d’Ivoire, by earmarking over EUR 300m for education, training and employment, and with innovative approaches, aims to address the challenge of providing the majority of its young people with a sound basic education, skills, and an effective system for entry into the labor market.
Street children and youth: Multi-actor dynamics for high-quality individual care
The phenomenon of street children and youth is related to the development of large cities and is one of the consequences of social exclusion which Samusocial International combats. In Dakar, Bamako, Ouagadougou and Pointe-Noire, the NGO has set up a system, supported by AFD, based on consultation with cities.
Cambodia : Leader in ethical microfinance?
AFD is continuing to support microfinance in Cambodia and is helping the main microfinance institutions to obtain Smart Campaign certification. The result: 4 new certifications which show they comply with the client protection principles.
Pay-per-hour solar kits for low-cost village lighting
Since its launch in 2013, the Guatemalan start-up Kingo Energy has equipped over 18,000 households in 1,300 communities. Proparco has allocated a loan to this socially in order to support its development.
Conferences International agriculture show