• -Tout-
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Education for Citizenship and International Solidarity
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Education and Training
  • Gender Equality
  • Energy
  • Employment
  • Decent Work
  • Governance
  • Cultural and Creative Industries
  • Infrastructure
  • Fighting Inequalities
  • Mobility and transport
  • Digital and Innovation
  • Health and Social Protection
  • Social and Inclusive Business
  • Sport and Development
  • Sustainable Cities
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.
Published on
On the Ground

Vietnam: A New Metro Line Paves the Way to a Greener City

metro hanoi vietnam afd
A ten-year project providing a much-needed boost to public transportation in Vietnam’s capital is nearing completion. Extending more than 12 km, the metro line between Nhon and Hanoi, consisting of 12 stations, will connect the city’s western suburbs to the center and surrounding areas. The objective: reduce traffic congestion, and lower air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
Published on
3 Questions for…

Jordan: Bus Rapid Transit, making City Travel Easier

Amman, Jordan, BRT
New and alternative modes of transportation can breathe new life into congested cities. Luc Le Cabellec, Agence Française de Développement’s Director in Jordan, and Arnaud Desmarchelier, Senior Transport Engineer, highlight the importance of the Bus Rapid Transit project for the City of Amman and discuss AFD’s involvement in this important new program.
Published on
AFD News

How to Accelerate the Ecological Transition

Comment accélérer la transition territoriale et écologique ?
To get feedback on AFD's “Territorial and Ecological Transition” strategy, we've launched an platform for online consultation. The Strategy covers a wide variety of topics, from our ecological footprint to sustainable cities, and access to water. Making the transition to sustainable practices is central to the Group’s strategy. The consultation is open to all.
Published on