Adequate services


  • Promoting urban and periurban agriculture

    Producers ' associations have strengthened their capacities; they propose adequate services to their members and represent them efficiently with public institutions. To reach this outcome, the following activities are planned
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    The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them. For example, without sanitation networks, in Southern cities all the wastewater is discharged into the street, parks and natural waterways
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them. For example, without sanitation networks, in Southern cities all the wastewater is discharged into the street, parks and natural waterways
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  • Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016

    The main challenge for these countries and development aid institutions, including AFD, is to know how to create all these essential urban networks, set them up, finance both the investment in this infrastructure and implement adequate services to maintain them. For example, without sanitation networks, in Southern cities all the wastewater is discharged into the street, parks and natural waterways
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  • CITIES REVENUE MANAGEMENT MASTER CLASS IN NAIROBI - October 2013

    Local government revenues in many African countries are not enough to develop and provide adequate urban services to the region' s fast growing urban populations and most cities have chronic budget deficits. While there is a need for greater sharing of revenue sources between central and local governments, the yield potential of sources currently available to local authorities is far from being fully exploited
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  • CITIES REVENUE MANAGEMENT MASTER CLASS IN NAIROBI - October 2013

    Local government revenues in many African countries are not enough to develop and provide adequate urban services to the region' s fast growing urban populations and most cities have chronic budget deficits. While there is a need for greater sharing of revenue sources between central and local governments, the yield potential of sources currently available to local authorities is far from being fully exploited
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  • Cities Revenue Management Master Class in Nairobi-October 2013

    Local government revenues in many African countries are not enough to develop and provide adequate urban services to the region' s fast growing urban populations and most cities have chronic budget deficits. While there is a need for greater sharing of revenue sources between central and local governments, the yield potential of sources currently available to local authorities is far from being fully exploited
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  • Signature of Umbrella Agreement for Improved Water and Wastewater Services Programme II (IWSP II)

    Signature of Umbrella Agreement for Improved Water and Wastewater Services Programme II (IWSP II... On Monday November 25th 2013, KfW Entwicklungsbank (the German Development Bank), the European Union (EU), the French Development Agency (AFD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), and the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation signed the Umbrella Agreement for the Improved Water and Wastewater Services Programme II (IWSP II)
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  • Press Releases

    Aga Khan Health Services and French agencies partner to improve Palliative Care in Kenya and Tanzania... The Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Expertise France today signed an agreement to enhance the quality of palliative care services in the Aga Khan Hospitals in both Kenya and Tanzania
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    It is shown that the capacity of the formal vocational training system is unlikely to be adequate for the provision of services that reach the poorest segments of the rural labour force, despite significant improvements brought about by ongoing reform processes. The analysis of Uganda's strategy for agricultural education, as well as its agricultural extension system, points to the need for a more comprehensive approach to rural skills development, which can respond to the skills needs of smallholder farmers and agricultural wage workers
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