Thematic

  • -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
Finance in Common

A Sustainable Future for African Cities

Mayors Convention for Sub-Saharan Africa
As part of the Paris Peace Forum and the Finance in Common Summit being held in early November, Agence Française de Développement (AFD) will present the program of the Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa (CoM SSA). This initiative launched by the European Union brings together 237 cities in sub-Saharan Africa. Its goal: to identify concrete solutions for low-carbon development, resilient to the effects of climate change.
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Decoding

Making Development Resilient to Climate Change: the Role of Local Communities

Métro-câble de la ville de Medellín
Local communities around the world are trying to make the transition to low-carbon and resilient modes of development. But to do so, they need capacity building, and must approach development in radically different ways, incorporating climate issues in their planning and budgeting, for example. Here, the Climate Division of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) provides its analysis of the situation.
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On the Ground

AFD in Action to Protect the Amazon

forêt amazonienne Amazonie afd
Amazon deforestation continues at record levels. Massive fires have ravaged the world’s largest rainforest. This constitutes a catastrophe in what is home to more than 50% of the world's biodiversity and up to 20% of the world’s drinking water resources. In an effort to stop this environmental disaster from worsening, AFD has taken action.
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In brief

Reconciling energy transition and economic development in Cambodia: the 2050 Facility mobilized

Reconciling energy transition and economic development in Cambodia
In order to meet the objectives it has set itself under the Paris Agreement, Cambodia wishes to develop a sustainable energy development trajectory, while meeting growing demand. To support it, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on July 24 with the Ministry of Economy and Finance, formalizing support of 300,000 euros from the 2050 Facility.
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