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AFD News

Finance as a Fulcrum for change

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Development depends on various kinds of finance, from grants to investment. AFD Group has begun to develop a number of incentive loans, where pricing is indexed to the progress made by borrowers in terms of their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. This not only allows AFD to continue to fund a large number of projects; it provides additional incentives to make sure development projects are fully sustainable.
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Post-Covid Cities: A Webinar Series

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A webinar series on urban affairs is already looking at how cities can cope in a post-Covid world. What are the ramifications of Covid-19 on urban development? How has it affected access to health and public services? Just two of the questions debated at the online event, organized by the National Institute for Urban Affairs based in New Delhi, India. It’s in charge of implementing the CITIIS program: City Investments to Innovate, Integrate and Sustain, an initiative that has taken on new levels of urgency in the midst of the widening pandemic.
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Cameroon: Construction That Changes A City And Lives

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In Douala, the economic center of Cameroon, the government has launched large-scale construction projects to rehabilitate National Route 3 (NR3), a vital axis that is the backbone of the country’s life. Behind this colossal program are the men and women who, for months and even years, have worked to change the city. An exhibition inaugurated on April 18 in Yaounde recounts their singular pathways.