City dwellers


  • 3 questions to

    Be it for electricity, gas, telecoms, wastewater or stormwater drainage networks: all these functions are directed towards the same goal: guarantee the safety and well being of city dwellers and make their city a better place to live in... Street signs are a sort of symbol of urban management, which covers most of the services that city dwellers benefit from in their daily lives
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  • Urban Development

    The proportion of city dwellers in Vietnam is expected to reach 60 % by 2050. With such a population surge, the government and local officials will be challenged to service the cities.- Projects... Improve living conditions and the urban environment for, Can Tho, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa and Lao Cai dwellers and firm up the city' s urban funds in their role as leading infrastructure investment and funding tools
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  • Urban Development

    The proportion of city dwellers in Vietnam is expected to reach 60 % by 2050. With such a population surge, the government and local officials will be challenged to service the cities.- Projects... Improve living conditions and the urban environment for, Can Tho, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa and Lao Cai dwellers and firm up the city' s urban funds in their role as leading infrastructure investment and funding tools
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    Be it for electricity, gas, telecoms, wastewater or stormwater drainage networks: all these functions are directed towards the same goal: guarantee the safety and well being of city dwellers and make their city a better place to live in... Street signs are a sort of symbol of urban management, which covers most of the services that city dwellers benefit from in their daily lives
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  • Events

    Senegal set out to tackle the problem by implementing the Millennium Drinking Water and Sanitation?Program (Pepam) with the aim of reaching the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. While nearly all city dwellers may now have drinking water, a third of Senegalese still do not have access to sanitation systems
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  • Context and response framework

    The country continues to be confronted by a number of challenges to reduce the poverty level, especially considering the expected population increase: in 2013, 21 % of the urban population and 66 % of the rural population did not have access to an improved water point, wastewater management was accessible to only 20 % of city dwellers, and 18 % of the population had access to electricity
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  • Twenty years of initiatives for the development of Vietnam

    It is also supporting urban development in Vietnam, where almost half of the population will be city dwellers by 2020. Finally, it is providing its assistance to the national effort to prevent climate change and its impacts in Vietnam, where there are already signs of certain manifestations of the phenomenon
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  • Central Region Environment Improvement Project (CRUEIP)

    The AFD project directly involved a little over 500 000 people (total number of city dwellers in the six cities) and in suburban areas, rural communities in the six provinces (8 million people). The various project priority areas have contributed to improving daily life, health and hygiene for the inhabitants (in particular due to the installation of septic tanks and sewers)
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  • Central Region Environment Improvement Project (CRUEIP)

    The AFD project directly involved a little over 500 000 people (total number of city dwellers in the six cities) and in suburban areas, rural communities in the six provinces (8 million people). The various project priority areas have contributed to improving daily life, health and hygiene for the inhabitants (in particular due to the installation of septic tanks and sewers)
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  • Events

    How can urban development be financed in Africa so it improves living conditions for city dwellers and economic productivity? Thierry Paulais, the author of Financing Africa's Cities, gives us some answers
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