Challenge for development


  • Press Releases

    This results in health, economic and social catastrophes and constitutes a challenge for development actors. All countries are now affected by counterfeit medicine traffic
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  • What are the highlights of 2012?

    Urbanization, which poses a major challenge for development in Sub Saharan Africa, was also the core topic at the Africities continental summit held in Dakar in December 2012 in which AFD participated. Financing small entrepreneurs and SMEs
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    The new challenges for development assistance mean that innovation is necessary. Technical, partnership- based, financial and methodological innovations can scale up the impacts of development
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  • Development assistance and Biodiversity: What strategies for the environmental turning point' 2009-2014

    This is an ambitious challenge for development donors: scale and diversity of the territories in question, financial volumes at stake, power of economic sectors involved in development action and the problems of biodiversity, existing political forces in a context where choices are largely the responsibility of governments
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  • Regards sur la Terre Release of the Chinese version "Oceans: the new border"

    While coastlines offer comparative advantages for development on the global level, oceans constitute the last border of the planet and one of the main challenges in any model of development... Reducing inequalities: a challenge for sustainable development and Innovation and sustainable development
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    While coastlines offer comparative advantages for development on the global level, oceans constitute the last border of the planet and one of the main challenges in any model of development... Reducing inequalities: a challenge for sustainable development and Innovation and sustainable development
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  • Events

    Its mission was to examine ways of addressing major international challenges (the link between security, development and democracy, climate change, food security, development assistance). Jean Michel Severino, Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement, Rodney Bent, Deputy Chief Executive Officer for the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Jamie Drummond, Executive Director of the British Organization ONE and Smita Singh, Special Advisor for Global Affairs for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation will be presenting the main recommendations from the Taskforce's discussions in order to open a debate on the main North-South issues facing Europeans and Americans today
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  • Press Releases

    Humanity is facing one of its greatest challenges: how to ensure development for all without harming the planet. Agriculture has a full role to play in this challenge and the solutions may well come from countries in the South, which have a proven creative force
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  • Press Releases

    For the first time, the Agence Française de Développement, which for almost 75 years has been funding development projects in Africa, and Bpifrance, have joined forces to launch" the Digital Africa Start up Challenge ",an innovation competition to promote the development of digital start-ups in Africa
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  • AFD at Habitat III conference 17 - 20 October 2016

    Over 20 000 participants from 160 countries are expected: local, regional and national governments, NGOs, community organizations, experts, universities, development banks, but also other international agencies, who will all be coming to discuss a common will to build a new urban agenda for the world
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