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Beyond the diversity of the territories of the Atlantic Ocean, common issues invite us to think about a regional development of the basin to bring the actors into dialogue, find sustainable solutions at the regional level and contribute to the improvement of living conditions of the populations...
Published in May 2022
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In Haiti, the "Metis" project through theater aims to deal with insecurity and instability. Launched in 2021 by Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the Metis fund promotes better integration of the arts and culture into official development assistance. This financial mechanism allows...
Published in January 2022
Consulted 21 times
The Caribbean is home to about 1% of the world’s biodiversity, 10% of the world’s coral reefs and a large proportion of the world’s endemic species. Caribbean countries are heavily dependent on marine and coastal ecosystems, which are a source of livelihood for their populations and form the...
Published on 03 Nov 2021
Consulted 67 times
Despite their diversity, the territories around the Atlantic Ocean share common issues that call for a regional approach to development. This can consist in encouraging dialogue among stakeholders, finding sustainable solutions on a regional scale, and helping to improve living conditions for...
Published on 14 Apr 2021
Consulted 64 times
Eastern Caribbean states are highly exposed to extreme weather. Advances in impact forecasting and disaster risk financing create opportunities for reducing the impacts of imminent disasters; but proponents of ‘forecast-based early action’ must be careful to avoid crowding out longer-term...
Published on 08 Jan 2021
Despite their diversity, the States and territories of the Atlantic Basin share common issues that call for regional development. This approach can be used to encourage dialogue among stakeholders, find sustainable solutions on a regional scale, and ensure decent living conditions for local...
Published in February 2020
Consulted 29 times
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has the least carbon-intensive electricity sector of any region in the world, as hydropower remains the largest source of electricity. But are existing plans consistent with the climate change goals laid out in the Paris Agreement? In this paper, we assess...
Published on 25 Oct 2019
Consulted 141 times
Present in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, France has five departments and regions and seven overseas collectivities which are home to 2.7 million French citizens. Scattered across the globe, the overseas territories concentrate 97% of France’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) – the second...
Published on 09 Mar 2020
Consulted 378 times
AFD is regularly called upon to support urban development projects in areas recovering from crises, be they natural or political. Above and beyond the simple reconstruction of buildings, such requests bring us to question issues regarding the sustainable regeneration of social and economic dynamics...
Published in October 2016
Consulted 1106 times
There are several approaches to fragile states. The first, based on the crisis cycle, distinguishes between deteriorating countries, countries in prolonged crisis, countries emerging from crisis, and countries showing gradual improvement. The second, advocated by the United Kingdom’s Department...
Published on 31 Aug 2017