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In brief

Loan Agreement Signed with China for the climate

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An AFD loan of €27 M to the Chinese Ministry of finances was signed to finance a biomass cogeneration project - generating two forms of energy in the same power plant - in the county of Pianguan in Shanxi province. It's the second-largest region in China, and the world, in terms of coal production.
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Unlikely Allies: Artificial Intelligence and Biodiversity

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It’s a potentially groundbreaking combination: AI and biodiversity. And it’s being explored by the major players in their respective fields. Agence Française de Développement and the French National Research Agency have teamed up to launch the “IA-Biodiv Challenge” with Expertise France. Its goal: to advance research in artificial intelligence, to make it work for biodiversity. To find out more, we interviewed Kamal Dadi, from AFD’s Innovation team.
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