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Shared Innovation

"MobiliseYourCity": Climate financing for sustainable urban mobility in South Asia

Hanoi, Vetnam
AFD’s “Shared Innovation” series highlights innovative programs created or developed in our partner countries.

The transportation sector accounts for 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions, yet receives a mere 3% of climate financing – a gap that will have increasingly grave consequences for developing countries. To generate comprehensive, sustainable solutions, the MobiliseYourCity initiative aims to support policy development and facilitate access to increased financing. AFD is a principal partner in backing urban planning bodies develop sustainable urban mobility policies.
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Shared Innovation

A Brazilian Hackathon for Smart Cities

Hackathon Brésil
AFD’s “Shared Innovation” series highlights innovative programs created or developed in our partner countries.

It was a hackathon with a purpose. Last month, Brazilian students and tech professionals got together to figure out how data can be deployed to build smart cities and help municipal officials deal more effectively with pressing public issues.
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Shared Innovation

AFD Digital Challenge: 10 Prizewinning Innovative Projects Promoting Sustainable Development

Digital Africa
AFD's “Shared Innovation” series highlights innovative programs created or developed in our partner countries.

Every year, the AFD Digital Challenge rewards ten innovative African start-ups that build creative solutions to challenges linked to development. For the fourth edition in 2020, we list the top 10 projects that help to create inclusive, resilient and sustainable urban infrastructure in Africa.
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Shared Innovation

AFD Digital Challenge: the Start-ups Designing Sustainable Cities

AFD Digital Challenge
AFD's “Shared Innovation” series highlights innovative programs created or developed in our partner countries.

For its fourth edition, the AFD Digital Challenge is rewarding ten innovative African start-ups currently working to find the solutions necessary to create sustainable cities. These projects are helping to build inclusive, resilient and sustainable urban infrastructure in Africa.
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Shared Innovation

Reinforcing the Urban Fabric with Citizen Project Laboratories

pepiniere urbaine afd
In our series on “Shared Innovation”, AFD highlights innovative programs devised and developed in our partner countries.

In Ouagadougou, Abidjan, Dakar and several Tunisian cities, “Citizen Project Laboratories” are flourishing. These initiatives, financed by Agence Française de Développement (AFD), are designed as tools for developing more participatory urban projects. With promising results starting to come in, these pioneering programs are expected to be expanded to other cities. In this article, we take a closer look at this novel system.
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