City in the South


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    What do a city in the South and a city in the North have in common?... In this interview, which takes us through the streets of Paris, the urban planner Guillaume Josse uses some urban objects from our everyday lives to give us keys to understanding the challenges facing cities in both the South and North alike
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  • AFD participated to the GAIT Conference on sustainable transport, held on 8 and 9 October 2015 in Istanbul

    The conference was an opportunity to present" the Mobilize Your City" initiative that will be officially launched at the COP21 in Paris (December 2015). This French-German initiative was initiated by a group of technical (CODATU, CEREMA, ADEME, GIZ), financial (FFEM, AFD) and institutional (French and German ministries) partners for a sustainable mobility in the South
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    In this interview, which takes us through the streets of Paris, the urban planner Guillaume Josse uses some urban objects from our everyday lives to give us keys to understanding the challenges facing cities in both the South and North alike... The first feature of a city in the South: weak public management
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  • AFD's participation at Habitat III

    Workshop- -Casa AFD Workshop of regional network for academic, scientific and tecnical cooperation in the field of sustainable cities in South America. Délégation régionale de coopération Amérique du Sud, IRD, IFEA, AFD, Mercociudades, CEPAL, Ecole urbaine de l'IEP de Paris
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  • Urban transit: Inauguration of Bus Rapid Transit in Lagos

    Lagos, the largest city south of the Sahara With 20 million inhabitants, the city of Lagos is the largest city in South of the Sahara. It grows 6 % annually and employs 45 % of the skilled workforce in Nigeria
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  • Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016

    In this interview, which takes us through the streets of Paris, the urban planner Guillaume Josse uses some urban objects from our everyday lives to give us keys to understanding the challenges facing cities in both the South and North alike... The first feature of a city in the South: weak public management
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  • Supporting the Municipality of Diyarbakir in an Urban Renewal Project of the Ben U Sen District

    One of the oldest consolidated informal districts in Diyarbakir (40 years), principal city in South East Anatolia (900 000 habitants), Ben U Sen (20 000 habitants) presents the particularity to be located in the foot of the old fortification (4th century) South-east in the city, and to look to the green gardens of the tale of Tigris
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